Monthly Archives: May 2012

Insurgent

Insurgent by Veronica Roth “One choice can transform you—or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves—and herself—while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Tris’s initiation…

Important Tech Survey

Thank you for your cooperation regarding the tech survey. Hopefully, the district gathered a lot of useful data about students’ personal tech use. The winner of the iPod Nano draw was a student from LCSS. Congratulations!  

Divergent

If you liked “The Hunger Games”, there’s an excellent chance you’ll enjoy Veronica Roth’s “Divergent”. “In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of…

teen voices

“teen voices“ is a magazine that describes itself as “changing the world for girls through media”. The most recent issue includes the following articles: Female Sneaker Fiends – Explore the souls of soles–see how girls are taking back sneaker culture and expressing themselves with their kicks! When Girls Drop Out -It’s never too late to…