Click here to vote for your favorite 2016-2017 Peach Book nominees. The Georgia Peach Book Award works to promote reading and literacy skills in teens. Each year, a committee of school and public librarians reads widely to choose a list of twenty nominated titles. Then young adults choose books from among that list to read […]
Students, please help us determine our spring book club picks by completing the form below. These titles were submitted by WHS book club members and are the top four selections from our first round of voting. Loading…
Check out our fall 2016 usage report and learn how many students and teachers we served as well as how many items we circulated.
The seventh issue of our media center resource bulletin focuses on the positive benefits of reading real (i.e, non-digital) books and helpful tips for locating just the right ones to check out this new year. Click here to enjoy the full newsletter with functional hyperlinks. And don’t forget you can access all of our previously published Library Link issues from […]
For the fifth year running Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team claimed the Cobb title. The group dominated the county competition on Saturday at McEachern High School and will advance to the region tournament at West Georgia University on Saturday, February 4th. Way to go Raiders!
As the year comes to an end, we get excited about the many “best of” lists people publish, and we love the one that NPR just released. The 2016 Book Concierge covers everything from realistic fiction to kids’ books to young adult titles. Use filters to search for books in multiple categories. Click here to check it […]
We wish all of our students good luck on their exams and a happy and safe holiday!
Congratulations to our “Guess What Your Favorite Raiders Read” quiz contest winners! Ms. Waibel , Ms. Cohen, senior Jared Palmgren, and junior Malathi Reddy each received a $10.00 Amazon gift card (for purchasing new books, of course), and major bragging rights for correctly matching many of the teachers on our quiz with their favorite books. […]
Walton’s third annual Poetry Out Loud competition on Monday night was a great success. Over 40 spectators gathered to support nine competitors as they recited poems in two rounds of competition. Selections ranged from Maya Angelou’s “Caged Bird” to Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias,” and Walton’s own Senora Cox recited her beautiful poem “Ay, Granada!” for all […]
On a WEB Wednesday just before Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Buckert was thrilled to discover she had won a Cobb Impact Grant. She received a surprise visit by Cobb Schools Foundation Director Melissa Rutledge and a check for over $2,000, the startup funds for a county-wide high school book club she is developing. Mrs. Buckert applied […]