We have recently subscribed to JSTOR a digital library that "provides access to more than 10 million journal articles, books and primary sources in 75 disciplines".  Reference to JSTOR articles is common when searching Google Scholar.  JSTOR is also included in our EBSCO Discovery search results.  Login with username, powayhigh but with the usual password.  If you would like basic JSTOR search strategies watch this brief YouTube video or read over the JSTOR Quick Start Guide.

EBSCO Discovery

Search our library book catalog and databases all at the same time. You will need to login with the library username and password (on the back of your ID card) to access the full text. You can export any citation now directly from Discovery into Noodletools. Click on Cite in Noodletools or see your librarian for help.

Manga purchases?

We will be using the proceeds from our Barnes & Noble Bookfair to purchase Manga.  Let us know what series you would like more of as well as any additional series you would like us to add.  Click here to give us your suggestions.

  Mystery & Mayhem Literary Society

     Murder on the Orient Express

by Agatha Christie

On a three-day journey through the snowbound Balkan hills, Hercule Poirot must weed through an array o f international suspects to find the passenger who murdered a gangster on the Orient Express.

The Discussion is scheduled for  Wednesday, January 17, at lunch in the library workroom. Books are available for checkout now. For a book discussion guide, click here. All interested students and staff are invited to read and join in the discussion.

Faces of the Future

Our 30 seniors that were selected for the FACE Fraternity for Academic and Civic Excellence Award have their posters now on display in the library.  If you are not able to stop by and see them in the library they are also on the FACE facebook site or on the Visual Photography's Face site. Congratulations seniors and make plans now to earn your way to a spot on the wall in the years ahead.

Library Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring begins Wednesday, August 30.  The library will have free student tutors available for one hour directly afterschool.  That means on Monday from 1:40 pm - 2:40pm and Tuesday - Thursday from 2:35 pm - 3:35 pm.  There is a tutoring table inside the library where you can ask tutors for help or ask the library staff and we will take you over and get you started.  Stop by and take advantage of this opportunity early!

Library Hours

The library will be open Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am - 3:50 pm, Friday from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm.  If you are visiting during your Off Roll period please sign in and out on the clipboards when you first enter the library.

Studying for the SAT, ACT, ASVAB?

Try Gale's TERC (Testing & Education Reference Center).  TERC offers practice tests and online study books for PSAT, SAT and ACT tests.  Login with our school username and password, then you will register to store all your personalized test prep information.
For help logging in or registering click here to view a quick how-to.

We have a print and digital subscription to this noteworthy weekly news magazine.  Please login as a student with the last two digits of the year followed by the PHS mascot name for this resource only. If you need help, please ask.