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WHS Ranked Most Challenging High School in East Tennessee and ranked 4th in the State of Tennessee!  Click Here!
                                                                WEST HIGH - BEST HIGH Celebrates Our Diversity!  Students From 33 Different Countries Attend West High School! 
~Rebel Challenge~ 
For every burger purchased (now through September) at Dead End BBQ on Sutherland Ave.$1 will be donated to West High Athletics.  More information available on the Announcements page
West High Library
Instructor: Ms. Williams and Mrs. Davis   
Library hours: 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Continue your research 24/7, or stop in and see your librarians, Ms. Williams & Mrs. Davis. We're here to help you be successful at West!  Visit
WEST READS or click to Learn More about Lexiles.

You can find passwords for the library's databases and online resources by logging in to School Fusion and checking under Student Information in the left sidebar. Still stuck? -- send us an email or ask us in person.


Atriuum Library Catalog
*NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE*

Learning Express Library
Test Prep, Resumes, ACT, SAT, GED, Praxis, and more!


Try the visual search!

CultureGrams
Choose the Database tab. Use your Knox County Public Library card number and PIN.


Cultural, Historical, Statistical,
Country Information


GREAT Resource for IMAGES
Image Quest


World Book Encyclopedia
OWL at Purdue

The recommended course for information on generating citations, MLA or APA.
Teen Health & Wellness


Gale Virtual Reference
Library E-Books


West's e-Book Collection
Use the above link to view
all of West's ebooks.


Learn a language for personal enrichment, travel or to enhance language studies.
Spanish, French, Korean, Japanese, German, Russian, Italian, Mandarin, English for Spanish Speakers, ESL for Mandarin Speakers


What research skills are the most important for you to learn?
See the Knox County library curriculum standards:


WHS Library's Web Pages
All about the books and the DVDs we love, plus events, etc.
Discussion Topics
Blog Entry Miss Emrey: Volunteer State Book Awards Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:23 PM Discuss
Blog Entry Mrs. Searles: Topics Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2011 Discuss
Blog Entry Mrs. Searles: Here we go... Posted: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 10:34 AM Discuss
Blog Entry Mrs. Searles: Buying a laptop for college? Posted: Friday, April 1, 2011 at 2:05 PM Discuss
Blog Entry Mrs. Searles: Summer Reading Posted: Monday, August 16, 2010 at 2:44 PM Discuss
More...
Library Announcements
RSVP--IB Extended Essay Parent Workshops
Parents, thanks for your interest in attending a workshop on the Extended Essay!  This is an optional activity, with sessions on September 23 at 6:00 and September 26 at 3:45.  Students are welcome but not required to attend along with parents.  It's not necessary to bring anything other than yourself and your questions.  Please click here to RSVP, so I will know how to prepare. 

VOTE NOW for the Teens' Top Ten Books

       Cast a vote for what TEENS (not adults) like to read!

Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose
their favorite books of the previous year! Voting will be open from
August 15 through Teen Read Week, which is taking place October 13-19
of this year (2013)! The winners will be announced on October 22, 2013,
so be sure to check back for the list of winners!


PIB Elective--TRAILS tests
To get into the TRAILS test, click the link for your class below. 
VSBA

Voting has ended - stay tuned for the reults in mid-April
WANTED: GEEKS AND OTHER AWESOME PEOPLE

Apply now to become a Technology Mentor in the library for OSE credit!  We're looking for people who are
  • Proficient in common computer applications: Word, Powerpoint, iMovie, email, SchoolFusion...
  • Strong communicators
  • Motivated, independent workers
  • Positive student leaders
Click here to download the application.  Note: This must be submitted digitally!  The reference form can be picked up on paper in the library, or click here to download a digital copy.
Mr. Carson's Classes
1st Period       2nd Period      5th Period

6th Period      8th Period

Make a video, win a prize, get famous!
If you love the library, give us a shout-out by making a video--YES, there are prizes involved!  Click here for details about the AASL Learning4Life contest!
Student Help Files
 Student Toolbox
* RESUME template!
* How to format Headers and Footers
* Writing Citations
* Formal Writing Expectations
* Plagiarism Policy.
Library Staff
+ Davis, Amy
+ Williams, Nancy
Click on name to see details.

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