Have a safe and joyful August!

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To all students and staff at Bloor C.I. Summer School, the Library Learning Commons would like to wish you a fun and safe August.  Be sure to return  to this site in the future to make use of its many resources.

multi-word-outFor those of you staying in the city, be sure to stay in touch with the teen literary scene posted on the word out blog by the Toronto Public Library page.


Best of luck in your future endeavours…

Mr. Go



Study Tips

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Here are some basic sites with tips on studying for a math test or exam.  Try them out!


Math homework and test taking tips (about.com)

► WikiHow Math Exam study tips

► More tips (testtakingtips.com)

►  Khan Academy – video tutorials








Need to print?

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printerCheck out our new page on printing instructions here.

Note that this page is always available from the top menu – hover over Library >> then click Printing

Be sure to select 1276CLASS065.



The homestretch – Tips to beat the heat

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As we enter our final week, here are some tips to keep from collapsing during your final exams:


“6 cool, quirky ways to weather the heat” (CBC)

What is the humidex? (CBC)




Avoid heat-exhaustion (WebMD): stay hydrated! (Drink lots of water).


Full Disclosure this Friday

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Ms. Bassey, our Guidance Counsellor, would like to remind you that this Friday, July 19th at 2pm,  is the final time to drop a course (also known as FULL DISCLOSURE) as it says on our student calendar.  Any students enrolled in a course after this date will have their mark recorded on their transcripts.

Make an appointment with Ms. Bassey if you are unsure about your status in a course.


TPL What’s On

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Be sure to check out what’s happening at the Toronto Public Library with this newsletter.  Subscribe here.

Zinio eMagazines Now Available to Borrow for Free at the Library
Now, free with your library card, you can borrow Zinio eMagazines at torontopubliclibrary.ca. Zinio offers unlimited access to current issues of popular magazines such as “Rolling Stone,” “The Economist,” “National Geographic,” “Maclean’s” and “Chatelaine”.


BSS Library Tip: Student Calendar and Databases

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Did you know that we have a Google Calendar set up just for you? Stay on top of important dates by clicking here or on the image to see the student calendar.


If you have Google Calendar on your phone, you can copy our events to your own digital agenda.




Did you know that you have access to thousands of academic journal articles, newspaper archives inside a host of databases, and great specialty sides such as Teen Health and Wellness all for free as a TDSB student?  Come to the library on the second floor and get the usernames and passwords to unlock this world of information!

If you need assistance, check out Kids Help Phone for Teens website for a ton of useful information from bullying to depression.

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