Entries by April Knowles

JHS National Merit Semifinalist and Commended Students

(Top photo: Dr. Worley, Nathaniel Baker, and Adrienne Gonzalo; Bottom photo:  Samantha Zhang, Susanna Maize, Benjamin Keener, Thorin Jean, Jeffrey Shi, Ekaterina Savelyeva, and Lehman Montgomery) Congratulations to Nathaniel Baker, who was named a National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalist, and Samantha Zhang, Susanna Maize, Benjamin Keener, Thorin Jean, Jeffrey Shi, Ekaterina Savelyeva, and Lehman Montgomery, […]

October is Disability History Awareness Month

Thursday, October 5, 2017 “How to Talk So Schools Will Listen (and Listen So Schools Will Talk)” Presenter: Tina Norris, Family Engagement Specialist, Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Warhill High School, Room 1504 Thursday, October 19, 2017 “High School and Beyond: Transition Planning for Students and Their Families” […]

New Arrivals!

  In the spirit of The Blind Side comes a deeply moving memoir about the unexpected bonds that wouldtransform three lives. Lisa Fenn produced human-interest features for ESPN for over a decade, but one particular story came into her life and never left. After seeing a newspaper image of two young wrestlers from one of Cleveland’s tougher public high […]

New Arrivals!

For the perfect love, what would you be willing to lose? It’s been a shattering year for seventeen-year-old Zoe, who’s still reeling from her father’s shocking death in a caving accident and her neighbors’ mysterious disappearance from their own home. Then on a terrifying subzero, blizzardy night in Montana, she and her brother are brutally […]

New Arrivals!

Affectionately dubbed “the Nigerian Harry Potter,” Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one’s place in the world. Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she’s albino. She’s a terrific athlete, but can’t go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to […]

New Arrivals!

Sometimes a new perspective is all that is needed to make sense of the world. KIT: I don’t know why I decide not to sit with Annie and Violet at lunch. It feels like no one here gets what I’m going through. How could they?  I don’t even understand.   DAVID: In the 622 days I’ve attended […]

New Arrivals!

In this revelatory and moving memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football […]