Gingering up December

When the much anticipated December-January issue of Delicious arrived, the librarycook was faced with a dilemma.  The issue positively bulged with scrumptious this and delectable that.  But there was a problem.  Most of the "Bumper Christmas Issue" recipes were aimed at the Christmas cook.  Or, at the very least, at those planning a summer of … Continue reading Gingering up December

Picture books are Awesome

We often associate picture books with children’s books, but as we wrap up celebrations for Australian Reading Hour this year I have had the pleasure of debating this ideal with readers (young and not so young). Just as the saying goes, a picture says a thousand words and picture books offer a unique opportunity for … Continue reading Picture books are Awesome

THIS IS CRAAP! Evaluating Websites with Year 9

In an age of limitless information, available in under a second, being able to identify relevant, reliable and accurate information is an important skill for any 21st century learner.  In preparation for their upcoming science project, all year 9 classes are in the process of having a lesson in evaluating online sources using the CRAAP method.  … Continue reading THIS IS CRAAP! Evaluating Websites with Year 9

No Country for Old Men |A Film Society Review

This movie is about: "While out hunting, Llewelyn Moss finds the grisly aftermath of a drug deal. Though he knows better, he cannot resist the cash left behind and takes it with him. The hunter becomes the hunted when a merciless killer named Chigurh picks up his trail. Also looking for Moss is Sheriff Bell, a … Continue reading No Country for Old Men |A Film Society Review

American Beauty |A Film Society Review

This film is about: A telesales operative becomes disillusioned with his existence and begins to hunger for fresh excitement in his life. As he experiences a new awakening of the senses, his wife and daughter also undergo changes that seriously affect their family. My Review: American Beauty is a wonderful film that explores in great depth … Continue reading American Beauty |A Film Society Review

Science Week 2019: a reflection

by Ms Courtenay Every year in August Australia takes a week to celebrate Science, and last week the Library joined with the Science Department to bring this celebration to the boys of Trinity. This year's theme was Destination Moon: More missions, more science, and so there was a distinctive space theme to the activities the boys undertook. Year … Continue reading Science Week 2019: a reflection

Mother Tongue books and connection to language.

International Baccalaureate Organisation: "The current trend in migration and increased diversity in schools provides an opportunity to support student agency, affirm cultural identity and develop international mindedness through LANGUAGE." At the TGS Prep Library, we have been working on bringing our "Mother Tongue" collection to the front in our library space. We have spent some … Continue reading Mother Tongue books and connection to language.