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The Canyon High School Library is an energy filled Library where students gather, seek knowledge, collaborate, and make connections. It is full of energy! The Canyon High School Library is the hub of our high school!

The Library supports the development of a rigorous education for all students. Through collaborative efforts, we are dedicated to ensuring students will effectively access, evaluate, process and synthesize information while demonstrating ethical, legal, and cyber safe behavior. We empower our students with the strategies and tools to be innovative, critical thinkers who collaborate effectively, contribute meaningfully and compete successfully in the global community while developing into confident college and career ready individuals.

 

Student Hours:

Day of the Week Open Close
Monday 6:30 AM 4 PM
Tuesday 6:30 AM 4 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM 4 PM
Thursday 6:30 AM 4 PM
Friday 6:30 AM 4 PM

*Library student hours are subject to availability

 

The library is home to more than twenty-four thousand fiction and nonfiction books. Students may check out Library books for up to three weeks. 

Students may have only one set of textbooks checked out. Lost textbooks must be paid for prior to being issued a replacement textbook. If the lost textbook is located and returned in good shape, a refund will be processed.  

Also available for check-out are laptops, iPads, Fitbits, cameras, calculators, and phone chargers.

There are forty desktop computers available for student use in the Library.  Students may also check-out laptops and iPads for use in the Library.  Students may check out Chess Games and other board games for use in the Library.  

The Synergy Room, located in the Library, is a student centered business office space sporting a large conference table and chairs, iMac computers, and a Sony sound bar. Students may reserve the Synergy Room for collaborative work or for use as a quiet study area. See Mrs. Fisher for details.

Student tutors are available to help students in all subject areas Monday through Thursday from 2:45 through 3:45.

The CHS Library welcomes new and used book donations. Volunteers are always welcome!

The Canyon High School Library proudly supports the CHS PTSA and the CHS Education Foundation

Banned Book Week

Banned Book Week is September 24-28th.

 

This year the Library is hosting an art contest. The rules are extremely simple:

 

Theme: Celebration of Banned Book Week and the Right to Read!

 

Any material may be used.

 

Any size is acceptable.

 

Entries are due in the Library by Thursday, September 20th at nutrition.

 

The student’s name and English teacher’s name are to be written on the backside/underside of the entry.

 

Entries will be judged on creativity

 

 

There will be one winning entry. The Library will host the winner and four friends with a pizza lunch followed with warm homemade brownies topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate fudge sauce.

 

Ideas:

Design a t-shirt

Make a piece of statement jewelry

Build a campfire for book burning

Produce a video

Draw a poster

Write a song and sing it for the judges

Create a poster

Write a poem

Make a bookmark

 

 

 

There will be one winning entry. The Library will host the winner and four friends with a pizza lunch followed with warm homemade brownies topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate fudge sauce. 

 

Staff may enter too!  If we have 10 or more staff members enter the contest, the staff will have a category of their own. The Library will host the winning artist/staff member and four friends for lunch followed with warm homemade brownies topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate fudge sauce. Challenge one another to see who creates the most unique entry.

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