Makerspace Activities

17th June, 2021 It has come to the end of another term, and the students in the Makerspace have been enjoying the activities that our library staff have run over the past few weeks. They have also been completing class projects and creating their own projects. Some of the activities included, black out poetry, french…

Winter Holiday Reads

It looks like it is going to be a chilly winter this year, and that is always a good time to stay rugged up and warm with a good book. Below are a few of the new books that are available in the Library for you to borrow during the Winter break. Click onto the…

Staff Winter Holiday Reads

Curl up with a cuppa, you best friend and a book this winter holidays. We have some good suggestions for you try. Contact  library@ahs.qld.edu.au if you would like any books delivered to your pigeonhole.  Click on the book cover to find out about availablity and more. DRAMA MYSTERY AND CRIME NEW IN NON-FICTION AND BIOGRAPHIES Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

National Simultaneous Storytime 2021

20th May 2021 National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centers, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country. Now in its 20th successful year,…

UV Resin

May 13th, 2021 During week 4 the Cre8 Lab students have been learning about UV Resin. They are very excited to make layered resin jewellery pieces and are experiencing the do’s and don’ts of UV Resin. The next step is to turn the resin creations into a piece of jewellery. Because of the smell of…

Makerspace Activities

May 4th, 2021 During the first couple of weeks of term 2, students in the McAuley Makerspace are very busy with the activities planned as well as games, finishing off assignments and creating new activities of they own. We encourage their creativity and give them a space where they can experiment and learn through doing….

Macrame Owls

23 April, 2021 Another school year, and hopefully it will be an exciting and safe year ahead. The students in the Cre8 Lab are having a fun but challenging time creating their macrame owls. This project not so easy, especially for those who have not had any previous experience with macrame knots. Even some of…