Textbook Collection Is in the Main Library

All textbooks, calculators, and Chromebooks will be collected in the main West High Library.  The textbook window is no longer open.  Please go to the library
 
Fines can be paid in person with cash or on the WHS Webstore at this link: WHS Webstore - Library Fines
 

Any Chromebook not turned in by Monday, June 14th will be charged a $15 fine.  We NEED these back in our inventory. Chromebooks can be only be kept over summer on a case by case basis. You must contact the librarian at puccio.mary@tusd.org or your assistant principal and you will need to fill out a new Chromebook Request Form for 2021-2022.

** The line for returns on our last day was unusually long and we may not have gotten to everyone.  We will extend check in hours to Friday, 6/11, 9am -12pm, and Monday, 6/14,, 9am - 12pm with no late fines.  Any book turned in after Monday, 6/14 will be charged $5 per textbook and $15 per Chromebook.  This exception is only for this atypical school year.  All books should be turned in during your finals week and by the last day of school in a typical year.
 

AP/Honors/Credit Recovery/Dual Enrollment Check out hours, Friday, June 11th and Monday, June 14th:

Friday, June 11th - 9 am - 12 pm 
Monday, June 14th - 9 am - 12 pm
 

Prevent that "Summer Slide" in your learning and check out our eBooks and Audiobooks. Leaders are readers.

Please see the links below for information regarding how to view our online catalog of books and to access our vast collection of eBooks and audiobooks.

Access our collection of physical books as well as our eBooks and audio books through westhighschool.goalexandria.com.  If you log in as a student, you can place books on hold and then we will have the book waiting for you at the textbook window during textbook hours.  Be sure to notify Mrs. Puccio, the librarian, that you have placed a physical book on hold so that she can take it to the window.  Email her at puccio.mary@tusd.org

Access our huge collection of eBooks and audiobooks through Soraapp.com - you can access these books through your browser or you can download the Sora App on your smart devices.

All Senior Materials Must Be Returned for Senior Clearance

All seniors need to clear all library debts and turn in all Chromebooks in order to get their Senior Clearance.  Remove all papers and covers from books or there will be a $5 fine per book that we must clean out.  If you have damages to your books or Chromebooks, anticipate the charge. You will not be cleared until all fines are paid. Fines can be paid in person with cash or on the WHS Webstore at this link: WHS Webstore - Library Fines

 

 

 

 

 

WHS Chromebook Request Form

Welcome to the 2020-21 school year!  We are pleased to offer Chromebook check-out to West High students needing a device.   Please fill out the Chromebook request form below for each West High student and review the following textbook window hours link, and you can come to get your Chromebook.

WHS Chromebook Request Form

TEXTBOOK WINDOW HOURS

Where to find your eBooks and Online Resources:

West High School has several options to access eBooks, audio books, daily newspapers, research databases, and much more for both learning and pleasure. Please click on the following links to find great books and resources online.  If you have any questions or need support, email the librarian, Mrs. Puccio at puccio.mary@tusd.org:

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Click here to access your textbooks, Newesla, typing skills, programming, research databases, and many other TUSD resources offered online.  Log in using your school Gmail.

 

Sora World of Reading logoClick here to access eBooks and audiobooks.  Log in using your school Gmail.    This link will lead you to Sora through the browser, or download the Sora app by Overdrive on your smart device.  You will find 1000s of independent reading books, audiobooks, and your core literature books assigned through your language arts classes.  Please email Mrs. Puccio at puccio.mary@tusd.org if you want to request any eBooks or if you want to ask her to add more copies of an eBook or an audio book.  

 

ProQuest U.S. Major DailiesIncludes the 5 major current daily newspapers from this morning and dating back to 1985. You must log in to eTUSD and on the homepage, under Student Resources > high school, you can access these five newspapers.  

 

Why Use the Library's Resources?

Links to the WHS Library Resources Course. All research databases, online resources, citations resources, and much more can be found here.