Welcome to the Media Center
 
June Ambs, Media Center Specialist
 
908-243-1568 
 
 
 
 
                                                  
 
The media center supports the mission of Somerville High School by providing a student-centered learning environment for research and collaboration, promoting an appreciation of reading, and seeking to ensure that all students acquire the information literacy skills they need to guide them into the 21st Century.   The library fosters an environment where students development their technological skills to effectively learn, make informed decisions, and share knowledge with others as they become lifelong learners.         
 
 
books  
 
 
The media center offers an extensive collection collection of print and electronic resources including over 8,000 books (fiction, non-fiction, reference), electronic databases, DVDs, and periodicals that support the curriculum.  In addition, the media center offers twenty desktop computers that provide access to the Internet, online card catalogs, and online subscription databases.  Students may use library computers to access search engines and websites for homework or research  needs.  There is a photocopy machine available for student use as well.  Students may also visit the Chrome Zone for all of their Chromebook needs.    
 
 
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Media Center Hours
 
The media center is open from 7:00 a.m. to 4:15 pm. Monday through Thursday and Fridays until 2:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted announced.  
  
Tutoring Center Schedule
 
Teachers are available for tutoring 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  See below for a schedule of specific content area available during the listed times:
 
 
 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:00 – 7:30 am

7:00 – 7:30 am

7:00 – 7:30 am

7:00 – 7:30 am

7:00 – 7:30 am

Math

English 

Math 

English

English 

2:30 – 3:30 pm

2:30 – 3:30 pm

2:30 – 3:30 pm

2:30 – 3:30 pm

2:30 – 3:30 pm

English

Social Studies

 

 
Social Studies

 


Social Studies

 

Science

 

Closed

3:30 – 4:15 pm

2:30 – 4:15 pm

2:30 – 4:15 pm

2:30 – 4:15 pm 

2:30 – 4:15 pm

French 

Science 

Math 

Spanish 

Closed

 
 
Student Email Accounts
 
Students may access their school email account at the following address: https://www.google.com/a/somervilleschools.org.  
 
 
 
"Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination." - Sidney Sheldon 
 
 
 
Updated 1/5/17 - J. Ambs