Makerspace Activities Term 4 , 2022

Visit Makerspace in the new library! Makerspace will be available from week 1, Term 4 before school and and lunchtime. We can’t wait to see you there. Check out the below video for our exciting workshops.

Makerspace Activities in Action Term 3 2022

Term 3, 2022 An action packed term in our brand new Makerspace for our curious inventors and creative makers. Week 1 – NAIDOC week leaf art Celebrating NAIDOC week in Makerspace with artistic activities including the 2022 National NAIDOC Poster competition winner, ‘Stronger’ designed by Gudianji/Wakaja artist Ryhia Dank and eucalyptus leaf art. NAIDOC Week…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #4 Drones

Term 3, 2022 Cre8 students have taken to the skies (in our new Technology Hub) with the AHS fleet of drones. ⁠What a Buzz! Students connected our Tello drones via Bluetooth to handheld flight controllers to manually fly the drones through obstacle courses and challenges. This enabled the students to develop skills in manual take…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #3 Macramé Plant Hanger

Term 3, 2022 High Tech and Low Tech.In the Cre8 Lab we love to explore the intersection of computation, physical materials, manufacturing processes, traditional crafts, and design. The Cre8 Lab students engaged in the ancient technique of Macramé. Developed by sailors over the years Macramé is the art of using knotted rope to make useful…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #2 3D Design and Printing

Term 3, 2022 Creating with 3D digital design platform, Tinkercad, our Cre8 Lab students created succulent planter pods. When printed on the 3D printer, the pods fit together to create a tessellating group which drain into each other. Tinkercad helps students develop visualisation, design and engineering skills. Most of all, students had fun seeing their…

Cre8 Lab Workshop #1 Digital Art Masterclass

Term 3, 2022 The students enjoyed learning about digital art in a lunchtime Masterclass facilitated by some of our very talented year 12 students. We discussed the merits of different software, equipment and how to get started. Over the week the students improved basic drawing techniques looking at shapes, perspective basics, light, shadow, colour, anatomy,…

Spring Holiday Reads for 2022

New From Here by Kelly Yang When the coronavirus hits Hong Kong, ten-year-old Knox Wei-Evans’s mom makes the last-minute decision to move him and his siblings back to California, where they think they will be safe. Suddenly, Knox has two days to prepare for an international move—and for leaving his dad, who has to stay…

YA Spring Holiday Reads 2022

Take your reading outside these holidays with a book from the library! #AHStimes20 Follow our Instagram page for more book news! dRAMA ROMANCE FANTASY MYSTERY & CRIME SCIENCE FICTION MANGA NON-FICTION Is there a book you’d like us to add to our collection? Add your suggestion below!

Staff Holiday Reads Spring 2022

Spring into these great books over the holidays! If you’re too busy to come into the library, just email us at library@ahs.qld.edu.au and we can reserve your book and leave it in your pigeon hole. FOLLOW OUR INSTAGRAM PAGE FOR MORE LIBRARY UPDATES & BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS – CLICK HERE #AHStimes20 bIOGRAPHY & NON-FICTION dRAMA MYSTERY &…