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Piscataway High School Summer Reading Assignment (Grades 9-12)

Students in each grade will read one book and one article. For the full assigment, please visit the Piscataway Township Schools website.

9th Grade Book: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

10th Grade Book: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

11th Grade Book: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

12th Grade Book: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

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Teen Events

End of Teen Summer Reading Club Party


08/21/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Food! Games! Prizes!

You must complete all requirements of the Teen Summer Reading Club to receive an invitation.


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Summer of MAKE - Mini Maker Exhibition


08/25/2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the many projects your children and teens have made here at the Library during our “Summer of MAKE” program! Diddley Bow Guitars, Smartphone Microscopes, 3D tracking interfaces, brush bots, LED flashlight and many more projects to see and hear about!!

We are inviting all our participants back to the Library to bring their projects and share them with their friends, families and neighbors. Stop by and see all the great projects they created and maybe make some of your own! This is a time to have fun, learn and celebrate all the projects they have made over the summer!

This all-ages event is open to all! - ­ project making activities reserved for ages 8 and up

Free refreshments and raffle prize drawings for our young makers as well as mini-maker faire attendees! (You must be present at the time of the drawing that evening to win)

To register for this event, please visit or call the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633. Or register online by visiting  - http://bit.ly/1pgkAH1 

 


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String Art


09/10/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Create fun patterns and designs using thread and nails.


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Code Club Crash Course: HTML & CSS


09/10/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learning to code means having the ability to create digital objects like web sites, mobile apps, online games, and more! Coding is starting to become a digital literacy just as important as being able to read and write. Taught by instructor John LeMasney, this Code Club Crash Course will offer an introduction to HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), two of the core languages used for building web sites.


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Back to School: Craft and Play


09/11/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Relax after school and play ping pong, foosball, jenga, and more! We’ll also create duct tape pens and pencil cases. We’ll even make stress balls for those long study hours!


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Code Club Crash Course: HTML & CSS


09/17/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learning to code means having the ability to create digital objects like web sites, mobile apps, online games, and more! Coding is starting to become a digital literacy just as important as being able to read and write. Taught by instructor John LeMasney, this Code Club Crash Course will offer an introduction to HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), two of the core languages used for building web sites.


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Teen Scavenger Hunt


09/18/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Compete in a scavenger hunt! 


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Book Art


09/24/2014 - 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Make art out of discarded books! Fold pages to make pop-art, patterns, and other designs.


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Code Club Crash Course: HTML & CSS


09/24/2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learning to code means having the ability to create digital objects like web sites, mobile apps, online games, and more! Coding is starting to become a digital literacy just as important as being able to read and write. Taught by instructor John LeMasney, this Code Club Crash Course will offer an introduction to HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), two of the core languages used for building web sites.


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MiY - LED Binder Clip Rings


09/25/2014 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Get your bling on making these light up rings which you can design and make. Registration is limited to 10 participants. This program is for those ages 12-18. To register, visit or call the Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 x6.


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