8 Must Read Books to Celebrate Day of the Girl

In 2011, the United Nations adopted resolution 66/170: International Day of the Girl Child in which they recognized: “that empowerment of and investment in girls … are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights, and recognizing also that empowering girls … Read more…

Learning By Doing: Students Select Their Own Research Topics

Selecting a research topic is probably the most critical and the most frustrating part of the entire process, as discussed in my prior post about the emotional spectrum of the information search process. It is fraught with uncertainty, which is the enemy of the grade-conscious high school student. According to Project Information Literacy, 37% of college … Read more…

Research at FSHA Is Treasure Hunt

Katie Altman '15

This is the first in a monthly series of posts about FHSA’s Junior and Senior Research Projects written by librarian Nora Murphy. Completed Senior Research Projects from the 2014-15 school year are highlighted throughout this post.  Research at FSHA: Is It Working? Rounding the corner into my fifth year at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, I have now … Read more…