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With the increased use of images in school work, it is important to give credit to the creator of all images, after making sure the image is free to be used.  
Edgewood offers the Image Quest database with hundreds of images that are free to use in student work.  Students may also look for free images in Google by clicking on Settings in Google, then scrolling down to Usage Rights and selecting Free to Use.  Once the student has selected an image, that image must be cited.  Click the link below for guidelines on citing.

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Students have spent the past two weeks designing and making holiday cards to send to Mr. Allen and his current military group. During Success enrichment time, a different group of students wrote letters in these cards, expressing their thanks to our soldiers and wishing them a safe holiday.  Thanks to the folks who donated scrapbooking supplies to make the cards, and thanks to the many students who helped in this process!

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Dan is the star pitcher for his high school baseball team. Colleges are recruiting him. Pro teams are interested. Everything should be perfect. Instead, life is falling apart, as both his parents lose their jobs, then their house. Dan's family is homeless, moving to Dignityville, a tent city designed to help the many homeless in the city. As if this isn't bad enough, the leader of Dignityville is attacked and left for dead. Who would want to hurt the homeless, people left with nothing?
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How far would you go to get revenge on someone for killing a person you love? In Steelheart, by Brandon Sanderson, David watches the Epic, Steelheart, kill his father. He vows to get even, to kill all Epics, not just Steelheart. He joins up with the Reckoners, a small group of rebels out to secure justice in a dystopian world. But things are not what they seem. This book has so many twists and turns you will just have to read it, and the next two books in the series, to find out how Epics came to be, and if David is successful in his quest for revenge!
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Students in Mr. Howett's science class used their iPads to locate interesting science articles on the Inspire database. Mrs. Eberhardt, teacher librarian, helped them locate, then cite their articles. We then read these articles and are working on writing summaries using the RACES format - Restate the Question, Answer the Question, Cite evidence from the article, Explain why you chose that evidence and how it supports your answer, and Summarize your paragraph.

Inspire is available to everyone in Indiana free of charge. There are lots of magazine, newspaper, and technical databases always at your digital fingertips! Just go to the following website and read great articles, find recipes, locate how to articles on home improvement. Enjoy!

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