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Poems Bewitched and Haunted  edited by John Hollander

This collection presents approximately 100 poems from history featuring the scarier aspects of the Halloween season.  It highlights the talents of such poets as Homer, Pope, Poe, Ovid, Virgil, Baudelaire, and Dickinson.

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Halloween pumpkin head lantern decorated with baby sweetcorn. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica,
25 May2016.2016. quest.eb.com/search/118_797733/1/118_797733/cite. Accessed 15 Oct 2018.
This morning at the Makerspace in the Media Center, students engaged in stress relief activities of coloring, putting together puzzles and playing board games after they completed their Enrichment class assignments.
They Lost Their Heads!: What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain, and Other Famous Body Parts by Carlyn Beccia

From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous dead bodies range from medical to macabre. These stories help the reader explore topics such as forensics, DNA testing, brain science, organ donation, and cloning.

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George Washington's dentures, c 1795.. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
quest.eb.com/search/102_551592/1/102_551592/cite. Accessed 8 Oct 2018.
Celebrate Teen Read Week, October 7-13 with the theme "It's Written in the Stars...READ."   We encourage you to think and read outside the box, and seek out fantasy, science fiction and other out-of-this-world reads.  Check out, renew or return a book this week and receive a "star" candy.  
Ms. Hicks and one of her Indiana University W131 English classes were busy today writing essays in the Media Center.
  • Media Center Mission

    The Warsaw Community High School Media Center supports the mission of Warsaw Community Schools and the curriculum of Warsaw Community High School. Our program, guided by the American Association of School Librarian's Standards for the 21st Century Learner, seeks to empower students as they grow into life-long learners by providing:
    • instruction in information literacy and learning experiences to help students grow as inquiring critical thinkers, skilled researchers as well as ethical users and communicators of information
    • intellectual, physical and virtual access to a variety of informational materials
    • encouragement to read for personal and aesthetic growth
    • collaboration with teachers to design learning strategies and opportunities to meet the information needs of students within the school curriculum.

    AASL's Standards for the 21st Century Learner 
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