The newly renovated Media Center has a robust library of over 15,000 books, a growing collection of eBooks, a Media Lab of iMacs running the Adobe Creative Suite, the Fireside room (home to special collections and archives), and Chrome carts with full Internet access. Printing is available on-demand and color printing is available upon request. The flexible seating offers a variety of study options for students during their unscheduled periods. The Media Center is open at brunch and lunch as well. Food and drinks are prohibited at all times; we invite you to enjoy your food/drink the Tea Garden.
The Learning Center: From 7:15-8:15 am and 3:45-5:45 pm, Monday through Friday, the Library is open for Learning Center activities.
(On collaboration Mondays, the Learning Center closes at 4 pm.).
Tutoring for students is available during this time in the following subjects: English, Math, Social Studies and Spanish.
We are most happy to assist you or answer any questions you may have regarding the Sequoia High School Media Center. You can reach us at the email link below or by calling the school number at 650.369.1411 and dialing the extension listed below:
TRY THIS: History in Dispute! (pw: venerable)
The following online resources are useful for historical research and writing.
Step 1: Go to lynda.com in your browser.
Step 2: In the login page on the right side enter the district web site which is www.seq.org. This will bring you to a login window where you will enter your school ID as the login name and your first and last initial and six digit birth date as your password. (this is the same login you use to access your google apps account)
Step 3: Search the web site for the software you want to learn and start learning right away.
LEARN PHOTOSHOP WITH MS. SNOW!
Did you know that Ms. Snow is and Adobe Certified Expert? Ask her all about it!
Need to supplement your learning? Try HOOPLA
Sequoia Library Collections
The following collections or categories of materials may be found in the Sequoia Library.
General Reference: Books are used in the Library only.
Main Stacks: The bulk of the books on all subjects. Check out duration is two weeks, with renewals.
Quick Reads: A section of shorter books easy reading and enjoyment. Fiction and non-fiction.
Magazines: A variety of titles from the American Photo and New Yorker to Sports Illustrated, Skateboarding, with titles on fashion, travel and exploration, technology, art, world events, etc.
Spanish Books: A section covering all subjects, including fiction, housed in the Fireside Room.
Fiction: Most of the fiction-novels, short stories-are found in the Fireside Room.
Primary Sources: The Library has select items for research. These include a collection of unpublished Civil War letters, local history books and documents, school newspapers and Yearbooks.
All cataloged materials are listed with the Dewey Decimal System. The ten major categories consist of the following:
Dewey Decimal System Categories
The Ten Main Classes
000 Computer science, information & general works