The National Honor Society Induction/Hooding Ceremony will take place in the auditorium on Tuesday, May 7 at 6 PM.
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Winter/Spring 2019 Library Workers
Reading Classics: 100 Classics to Read in a Lifetime
Book of the Month
February 2019 - When the Lights Go Out
By: Mary Kubica
A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica
Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social security number has raised a red flag, Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known.
Finding herself suddenly at the center of a bizarre mystery, Jessie tumbles down a rabbit hole, which is only exacerbated by grief and a relentless lack of sleep. As days pass and the insomnia worsens, it plays with Jessie’s mind. Her judgment is blurred, her thoughts are hampered by fatigue. Jessie begins to see things until she can no longer tell the difference between what’s real and what she’s only imagined.
Meanwhile, twenty years earlier and two hundred and fifty miles away, another woman’s split-second decision may hold the key to Jessie’s secret past. Has Jessie’s whole life been a lie or have her delusions gotten the best of her?
New to the library - 2019
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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
- Edgar Allan Poe
The library's newest modern poetry collections, due to their emotional and thought-provoking nature, have become favorites among the students of John I. Burton.
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry."
- Emily Dickinson
when i had
i reached inside
& sculpted some
times new roman.
~ & it was almost good enough.
- Poem from the princess saves herself in this one
to anyone who wonders if they should
contact someone they "miss":
If a person is willing to live without you, then they should.
- Poem from I Love My Love
I spilled my secrets out to you
through written messages and calls.
Told you who I wanted to be,
and what scared me most of all.
But then you let me go.
Now you're just a stranger
who knows everything I know.
- Poem from Bright Minds Empty Souls
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