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Research Quick Links

When doing a research paper it is important to always cite your sources using the style your teacher has ask you to use. Style guides are available in the library. If you can't get to the library to pick one up, you can download a copy here:

 Need a more detailed version of a style sheet or just general  help with your research and citations. The Purdue University OWL is a great resource.

Need help formatting your reference list? These websites will help you:

Citation Machine

Bibme

Books Online

Looking for something new to read?  is a collection of e-books, graphic novels and audio books suitable for teen audiences.You can access this resource by clicking on the  button in the column to the right. 

Another great place for e-books is the public library. They are currently closed but if you have a library card you have access to their large collection of e-books and magazines. Check out what they have to offer here:

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Do you like to listen to your books? During this time of school closures, Amazon's Audible has opened their catalogue to allow for free access to many of their audio books. Begin listening here:

 

 

Welcome to our Virtual Learning Commons

Our physical space may be closed

BUT

our virtual space is open 24/7

We are still here to support you and your learning and will be updating our pages regularly with new resources. Be sure to check out the tabs at the top of this page for resources specific to different subject areas.

Contest winners

 

CHSS 2020 Writing Contest

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the CHSS Annual Writing Contest; you help make College Heights Secondary a place where the arts are valued and celebrated! We had many entries this year and all of your poems and narratives were enjoyed and appreciated. A special thank you to our contest judges and to our school administration for their continued support.

Here are the winners of the CHSS 2020 Writing Contest:

Junior Poetry

First place                 Mateya Harvey         Revelations

Second place            Thomas Gagel          Circuit of Life

Third place                Lily Payne                 Recess

Junior Narrative

First place                  Lily Payne                 The Post

Second place            Ryker Silver              I Hate Fish

Third place                Alana Zahid              The Mother of All Evil

Senior Poetry

First place                  Meg Peters                Epiphanies in an Old Folks Home

Second place            Nadia Mansour         Rainy Days Are for Mowing the Lawn

Third place                Karim Zohdy Tempest

Senior Narrative

First place                  Katelynd Drouin       Forest of Imprisonment

Second place            Katelynd Drouin       Stoic

Third place                Karim Zohdy The Golden City

Congratulations to all of our winners. Their entries will be forwarded to the 22nd Annual School District Writing Contest.

School District 57 e-resources

 

 

The World Book Online Reference Center is a great place to begin your research.  Don't forget to check out the links at the end of some of the articles.  They will lead you to other relevant and interesting information.

http://www.worldbookonline.com/?subacct=CD27315 

EBSCO Resource Database bundle from ERAC. Consists over a dozen databases containing full text and image search capabilities suitable for pre K - 12 research projects.

Consumer Health Complete is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer oriented health content.


CultureGrams helps researchers discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Know BC is the most comprehensive reference resource available about BC geography, history, economics, art, forestry and First Nations.

Full-text of Prince George Newspapers from 1909-1971. Includes Fort George Tribune, Fort George Herald, Prince George Post, Prince George Herald, Prince George Star, Prince George Leader & Prince George Citizen.

Learn Now BC

 

CHSS Library Catalogue

Career Education