Congratulations on your accomplishment. We wish you all the best!
For additional info and links see MyPaymentsPlus for Library fees.
Congratulations on your accomplishment. We wish you all the best!
Thanks to Mr. Coley and student helpers! The seemingly impossible task of assembling our new maker table and storage unit is complete. Watch for new make and take opportunities during the 2022-2023 school year.
SYNC gives away two FREE audiobook downloads every week starting on Thursday, April 28 thru August 17. Learn more and register for access via the SORA app at www.audiofilemagazine.com/sync, and sign up for text or email reminders about the release for weekly titles. Each week features two free YA books, see the dates of availability for each of this year's 32 free audiobooks by visiting the SYNC Season page. Once downloaded to your SORA app these audiobooks are yours to keep, so stock up while they are free!
Find audiobooks that you can borrow anytime in the Leisure Reading & Listening section of ManeMedia.info. Research indicates literacy skills improve by listening to audiobooks!
Let us know! Take ManeMedia.info’s Magazine Survey to let us know what magazines you would like available in Kennesaw Mountain High’s library next school year. Please provide input by May 2nd.
Interested in digital magazines you can download on the go? Learn how you can get free access to over 200 eMagazines from our previous post.
Meet with multiple eager employers at the Teen & Young Adult job fair, Saturday April 23, from noon until 3PM, at North Cobb Regional Library. Bring a few copies of your printed resume for prospective employers. See ManeMedia's Resume Help for Teens blog post to easily create your resume.
The job fair includes a drone exhibition and prize wheel! More info on the job fair is posted on the CCPL website.
Developing your resume before you start applying for a job will make the process easier and give you confidence when you meet a potential employer. KMHS Media Staff are here to help you compose and format your resume. High school students starting their first resume may be confused by using a template designed for professionals, so try ManeMedia’s Resume Starter for High School Students (more at end of post). Adapt any template to best represent you, by adding or removing section headers; see a list of suggestions below. Keep formatting consistent and have someone assist with proofreading your final copy to make sure that it is error free!
New for 2022: Library fines and charges may be paid using MyPaymentsPlus! See Library Info on ManeMedia.info for additional information on Library Accounts and Policies. Follow options on MyPaymentsPlus for Activities to find Media Center Payments, click and enter the amount owed. Students who owe materials or fees receive weekly reminders through school email.
Catch up on announcements you missed on KMTV by viewing the online announcements page. The link to keep up with KMTV Announcements Online is available 24/7 on www.ManeMedia.info/more.
Stop by to see our creative BHM displays featuring over 45 of the many notable black men and women who have made significant contributions to American history and culture. See who you recognize and learn about those you don’t. Next to the pop-up of each featured contributor you will find a biography or other books connecting their life to our history and culture. The media center shelves have a variety of books available that highlight many other blacks who have made outstanding contributions to society. Search the catalog and eBook collections on ManeMedia.info, or ask media staff for assistance finding the right book for you.
Set Up an account at www.CanvasWorkspace.brother.com to start designing. Then visit the KMHS media center when you have time to learn about using our ScanNCut CM350 to cut your design on our paper or vinyl sticker sheets. See media staff for more information. Explore ManeMedia.info’s digital makerspaces for more creative resources.
As part of the Learning Everywhere Program, all KMHS students have the opportunity to receive a Dell laptop and carrying case for instructional use at home and school. In order to participate in the program, the enrolling adult must opt in through ParentVue.
Students who opt in are assigned a new laptop while they are enrolled in the Cobb County School District and will be required to return the device upon graduation or withdrawal from the district. Your student will NOT receive a device unless you opt in.
WHY SHOULD I OPT-IN?
See the documents attached below for additional details about how to opt-in for a student laptop.
Find additional resources to support CCSD's Learning Everywhere Student Laptop Program and learn more about Office 365 and digital makerspaces on ManeMedia.info's Technology page.
Students and staff may use the CCSDWireless network for free internet access on their personal devices! To get started at school follow the 3 basic steps below, or start at home for quick access when you arrive on campus. Click the image to access the district page with additional help. The current initial password to begin access is cobb2021.
Now you can download and install the required certificate for Cobb's Wi-Fi access from home, see device specific instructions linked under step 1 below. Once the certificate is downloaded you must move the file to the proper location for your device.
(If you are starting the certificate install on campus, you will need to complete steps 2 & 3 below, then begin with step 2 on the instruction sheet for your device - linked below in item 1.)
Try creating your own animated GIF for sending digital holiday greetings. For this one, Dr. Bryan customized a template and added animation in Canva and then adjusted the speed using OnlineGifTools gif speed changer. Learn more about these resources and other options for getting creative in ManeMedia.info's Digital Makerspace.
See ManeMedia.info's More for Students - Test Prep section for a link to the official DOE study guides. You can also try the online test format or find other resources for a variety of test prep needs. Stop by the media center for assistance with any of these resources.
Whether you enjoy reading informative magazine articles or just swiping through to look at pictures, the Cobb County Public Library eMagazine collection is sure to have a publication that will match your interests. Students may use their Library PASS account for free access to over 200 eMagazine titles available on smart phones, tablets, or computers. Both current and past issues are available and may be viewed offline using the OverDrive app. We recommend that you borrow and download a magazine while on Wi-Fi to avoid consuming costly mobile data. For assistance using Cobb’s eMagazine collection contact Cobb County Public Library support at (770) 528-2326, or email email@example.com.
For easy access to CCPL’s eMagazines, and other leisure reading and listening options, view options on the lower section of the ManeMedia.info homepage. For those who prefer print magazines, stop by the KMHS Library to see our collection magazines and comic books available for checkout!
The Switzer Gaming Lounge is open!
Call 770-528-2379 to reserve a spot; see Ms. Mbagwu when you arrive to checkout a console. For more info about scheduling or cancellations email Angela.Mbagwu@cobbcounty.org.
Students can view the status of their KM library account by logging into the media center’s Book Catalog Search using their student number and KM computer password. To view current checkouts and fines click on My Info at the top of the screen. Extend the checkout period for a borrowed book by clicking the Renew button; this option is only available before the original due date and will provide an extra three weeks from the date that you click renew. After the original due date for a book, or for repeated extensions, the book must be brought to the library for further renewals, to extend the checkout period without incurring a fine.
To check the status of a Cobb County Public Library account, students may use their Library PASS login.
Participate in CCPL's May Madness vote for the favorite YA novel from the titles below. Every week, the list will be cut in half to select the favorite new book and favorite classic YA novel. Then, the new and classic favorites will go head-to-head to find out which book comes out on top. Complete the YA May Madness Week 1 form by, Friday May 7. Read more about the May Madness YA Favorites Vote on the CCPL website.
Register in advance for this limited capacity online event, sponsored by CCPL. Author Vanessa Riley will instruct on how to research before writing, and the other paths to publication that she took to achieve her goal. Learn more and consider whether you can follow her guidance to get your work published! See the CCPL website for more info.
Place a hold on any book from KM’s collection, then complete the Library Book Pickup form. We will contact you to schedule your pickup! See our Curbside Pickup flyer for more information.
View our quick guide for book catalog search options, login, and hold procedures. Find additional leisure reading and listening resources on ManeMedia.info.
KMHS Media staff have been busy during the past year genrefying our fiction collection to improve your experience browsing the library shelves. Ms. Garrett did another great job planning the Media Center genre displays and Dr. Bryan reorganized the Destiny Discover book search to support online browsing of our collection by popular genres or topics.
We hope you will visit us soon in the Media Center or online at ManeMedia.info to find the next book you will love!
Take a look at Online Presentation Tools & Digital Makerspaces on ManeMedia.info’s Technology page. We link to multiple options that are available online, for free, that can be used to produce presentations, websites, brochures, videos, crossword puzzles, online exercises, rap, beats and more. Using digital options for producing your project or presentation materials will help you to strengthen technology skills required for college and careers, and it may save you money because all of the resources that we recommend are free! KMH media center staff members can provide support if you have questions about any of the resources listed on ManeMedia.info.