Great School Libraries

Do you enjoy using our Library? Do you borrow books and other resources? Do you study and do research in the Library? Do you use our resources like the EBSCO databases to assist in your research? Do get support and assistance from the Library staff? If so go ahead and nominate St John’s as a…

Pop ups, Graphic Novels and Colouring Books!

                        We have had dozens of new books in recently and not just your average run of the mill ones either. We now have some very interesting and visually appealing pop up books, graphic novels and colouring books. Many students have been colouring in very intricately and had there work displayed. Others have been engrossed…

Book Week 2015

We had a great week for Book Week this year. We had Phillip Gwynne (pictured) visit us as well as up and coming new author Lauren Taylor. We had a number of competitions which students thoroughly enjoyed. The most popular was the ‘Get Caught Reading’ photo competition. We ended up taking about 150 pictures of…

Book Week 2015

Books Light up our World Welcome to Book Week 2015! This year we have a variety of activities happening. We have famous Australian author Phillip Gwynne coming to speak to all the Year 10s about his amazing life and his experiences as an author. Lauren Nicolle Taylor is also making a visit talking about her…

Lauren Nicolle Taylor Visit

Lauren will be visiting the Library on 20 August. Lauren Nicolle Taylor PowerPoint Attendance List Daughter of a Malaysian nuclear physicist father and an Australian doctor mother, Lauren Nicolle Taylor was expected to follow the science career path. And she did, for a while, completing a Health Science degree with Honors in obstetrics and gynecology. But there was always a niggling need to…

eBooks available!

From Friday August 8 we will have access to our own Overdrive eBook collection. Students will be able to log in to our Overdrive site using their school network usernames and passwords and borrow an eBook. Project Gutenberg eBooks are also searchable making thousands of classics easily accessible. All eBooks are perfect for reading on…