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The WCHS Media Center is celebrating learning with the Odyssey Olympics!  All the Freshman English students are participating in eighteen fun and interactive learning opportunities.  The festival is the culminating activity for their study of the literary works of Homer and Ancient Greek mythology.
A Dog in the Cave : The Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg

This book explores the history of modern canines from ancient, wild wolves to the domesticated dogs we know and love.  

Image Citation:  Wolf. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
quest.eb.com/search/139_1999370/1/139_1999370/cite. Accessed 5 Dec 2017.
Agent of Chaos by Kami Garcia

Five years after the disappearance of his sister, seventeen-year-old Fox Mulder moves to Washington, D.C. with his father and finds himself confronting serial murders, the occult, and government conspiracies.  Book One of the The X Files Origins series. 



Image Citation:  Computer-generated chaos fractal. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
quest.eb.com/search/132_1186886/1/132_1186886/cite. Accessed 27 Nov 2017.
Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
Violin prodigy Etta Spencer loses everything she has known and loved in one devastating night when she comes into possession of an object that opens passages between space and time. Nicholas Carter, a sailor fleeing the powerful Ironwood family in the colonies, becomes Etta's protector. Together they journey across centuries and continents, following the clues of a mysterious traveler who knows that Etta's time traveling object must not fall into the Ironwoods' hands.

Image Citation: sailing ship. Clip Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 31 Aug 2017. 
quest.eb.com/search/186_1604526/1/186_1604526/cite. Accessed 20 Nov 2017.
The Dead of Winter by Chris Priestley

In Victorian England an orphaned boy goes to stay with his strange guardian in a desolate, moated manor house. He soon realizes that the house and its grounds harbor many secrets, dead and alive.


Image Citation:  Felbrigg Woods. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
quest.eb.com/search/149_2047985/1/149_2047985/cite. Accessed 13 Nov 2017.
  • 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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