RHS MakerSpace @ Reidsville High School

The MakerSpace at Reidsville High School is a place where students can research information and tap into new and innovative ways for expression.

The MakerSpace has an array of books and resources to help you navigate through your studies and assist when writing your paper and working on your projects.

Our MakerSpace also has several stations that enable our students to learn new skills that could possible turn in life-long careers. We offer a design area that has heat transfer machines, a 3D Printer area which allows students to come up with non-traditional methods of solving problems, a Makey Makey station that exposes students to coding, a audio and recording station, and a photo lab complete with lights and backdrops to allow students to express themselves in a creative matter.

​We are excited about what our students are creating and the strides they are taking to better themselves and their communities.

So come by, check out a book, read, type a paper, or use a MakerSpace Station to complete a project today!

Mission Statement:

To create life-long learners of education and research to unlock the possibilities of tomorrow through MakerSpace activities and programs.

Quick Links

Meet Ms. Howell
MakerSpace Coordinator
Important Information
Destiny Link
Click to access then search Reidsville High School
Overdrive eBook Library
Browse over 5700 titles
Educational Resources
Check them out!!
What we are reading
Highlights
Battle of the Books
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Section Details

Meet Miss Howell

Reading is very important! You have to read with everything that you do in life. Reading is a fundamental block that has to be in place in order to build one's knowledge base and capacity to grow. It is through reading that we learn and evolve.

"The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you" -B.B. King

 

Important MakerSpace Information

Chromebooks

Chromebook Handbook 

 

Canvas 

Click here to access the Parent Canvas Log-in to setup to see students grades.

Canvas Parent Mobile App Instructions

Parent Student Connection Instructions

Creating a Pairing Code-  Student Perspective

 

This is my 4th year as a school librarian with Rockingham County Schools at Reidsville High School. I have, also,  worked at the middle school level. I received my Bachelor of Science from North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University and my Masters of Library and Information Studies from UNC-Greensboro. 

 
 
 

Overdrive

Visit http://rock.lib.overdrive.com 

to access Overdrive, our electronic library.

Student login:

username is your net id

password is your birthday in monthdayyear format  MMDDYEAR (ex. 03012007) 

 

Teacher login:

username is your net id

password is your birthday in yearmonthday format  YEARMMDD (ex. 19800524)

Educational Resources

Below are helpful links and resources.

Resources for Students:

This information is to help you use various resources to help you in your educational journey.

Students, did you know that you can use public library e-resources with your student ID?

YES!!!! You just simply need to:

    1. Go to www.rcpl.org

    2. Click on eresources on the menu bar

    3. Click on the search tool (large magnifying glass - top right)

    4. Type in topic, phrase, word and then click Enter

    5. Click on an online result and students will be prompted log in

    6. Enter student ID and password (the password is the LAST 4 DIGITS of the student ID)

Click below for instructions.

This is great resource for students to access and IT'S FREE!! You can email, download, print, save, and cite these online resources for various papers and projects!

Unfortunately, staff can only access this with a public library card.

Click here for PowerPoint

Check out online reading through Sora!

FREE e-Books and audio books for Rockingham County Schools.

You can check out FREE e-books and audio books from RCS SORA PORTAL:  https://soraapp.com/library/rocknc, the student reading app, by OverDrive . You can also download this app on your phone through Google Play or AppStore. Read on the go....or while you are chilling!

What is your login, you ask?

Students

Username - Email address - the part before the @  (example:  rb12345)

Passwords are set to the student birthday - (Month, Day, Yearr?)  MMDDYYYYr? (ex:  02192003r?)

Faculty

Username (email address - the part before the @)

Password DOB (YYYYMMDD) 19800903

Here is a student tutorial video

Discover Destiny! Online resources right at your finger tips!!

There is more to the Destiny Library Catalog than checking in and checking out books. Destiny Discover  is your ONE STOP shop for research and discovery, It is full of databases to help you and your students find whatever it is that they need…from articles, pictures, videos to e-Books. Need assistance???? Come by the MakerSpace to let me show you how.

 

Destiny Discover Log In Information

Click the link above to access the website:

You have to log in to experience the full features. And then just…SEARCH.

Student Log-in:

Username: First part of their email address (R1234567) before the @

Password: Birthdate (no slashes/no dashes) mmddyyyyr? (For example, 09302000r?)

Please contact me, if you have any questions.

Remember...Cite Your Sources!

It is VERY important for you to give credit where credit is due. This means to cite your sources. If you need assistance in doing that, NCWiseOwl has a great FREE resource to use called Citation Maker.  All you have to do pick the source you need to cite and fill in the information. If you need assistance, please come see us in the MakerSpace. Students can also use EasyBib.

Oh...to be WISE like the owl. 

You can be! Use the NCWiseOwl (high school) for various databases and types of information. If you need assistance, please come see us in the MakerSpace.

The Remote/Home Passwords are below (if required) Either one will work.

Additional Resources for Parents:

 

What We Are Reading...

MakerSpace Reviews...Check it out!!!! These are book reviews from current and past students.

A Wrinkle In Time” by Madeleine L’Engle

"I enjoyed this story and would recommend it to teenagers because it is a good story with some mystery and there is even a movie that goes with it."

- Patricia B., Senior

How I live now by Meg Rosoff

"I did not really enjoy this book because it was not really my type of book, I like comedy books and action books."

- Tynion C., Senior

I am the messenger by Markus Zusak

"I would recommend this book to others because I know that they will never get bored and they will have so many questions that they will want to be answered."

- Torri P., Senior

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

"I love to read stories that involve people around my age, because it is more relatable for me." 

- Nyla S., Senior

The Giver by Lois Lowery

"Yes! I really enjoyed this book, This book kept me interested from beginning to end."

- Stephen T., Graduate

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

"It is a great read and it will keep anybody entertained. This book keeps you guessing and wanting to read more. I recommend this book to anybody that likes mythology, adventures, fights, conflicts, and monsters. This book is action packed and I believe the sequels will be super amazing! In conclusion, I think this book is absolutely amazing and I recommend it to anybody that loves reading. You will not be disappointed.

- Bryan J., Graduate

The Giver by Lois Lowry

"I enjoyed this story because it was very interesting and the plot really drew me in."

- Canada, T., Graduate

The Cat Ate My Gymsuit by Paula Danziger

"I liked the book it was all over the place and even ends with Marcey getting herself a boyfriend! I would recommend this book because it’s a fun read for any ages! I would recommend this book to readers who love goofy but intriguing novels."

- Pickard, N., Graduate

Fences by August Wilson

"I thoroughly enjoyed this story, there so many twists in this story that I couldn't put it down."

 - Kamera S., Graduate

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"I enjoyed this story because I like romantic stories especially when it’s not all about just the romance. My favorite part was when Gatsby and Daisy went on their first date. Yes, I would recommend this story."

- Richardson, A., Graduate

 
 

MakerSpace Highlights

We are very busy in the MakerSpace. Look at some of the events and programs we have going on!

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MakerSpace partners with RCC! #TuesdayTalks

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It's Christmas Time in the MakerSpace!!

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MakerSpace Projects

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It's Christmas Time in the MakerSpace!!

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Halloween in the MakerSpace

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MakerSpace Projects

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Bulletin Board Challenge

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Scary Story Contest

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NBA Book Tournament Your Winner....

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Who Did It? Incident in the MakerSpace

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#MakerSpaceWednesdayWorkshops

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Clue #3 Incident in the MakerSpace

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MakerSpace Projects

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Scary Story Contest Winners!

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Clue #1 Incident in the MakerSpace

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Clue #2 Incident in the MakerSpace

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Bulletin Board Challenge

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MakerSpace partners with RCC! #TuesdayTalks

Battle of the Books at RHS

Interested in joining RHS Battle of the Books?

The Battle of the Books (BOB) Team at RHS has been very successful! We won the FIRST high school BOB competition for this District in 2017. The following year won AGAIN making us 2X champions in Rockingham County.  We work very hard to prepare for this event and have fun along the way! 

Information on the 2020-2021 BOB

Interested in joining the team? Contact Ms. Howell at howellf@rock.k12.nc.us

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Reidsville High School

1901 South Park Drive

Reidsville, North Carolina 27320

Phone (336) 349-6361; FAX:  (336) 349-3205

Principal:  Ann Mitchell

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511 Harrington Highway

Eden, North Carolina 27288

Phone:  (336) 627-2600  Fax:  (336) 627-2660

Superintendent's E-mail:  rshotwell@rock.k12.nc.us

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