Learning Commons

About Learning Commons


These tools are here to help you with your research.

Ask the Learning Commons staff for the passwords.

Destiny Scholastic Go! Ebsco Learning 360

Students in Grades 10 - 12 can also use these.

Questia JSTOR

Citing Sources

Online Reading

Online Reading

The Learning Commons offers a variety of e-books and digital audio books through our Destiny catalog.

We also have some online subscriptions to the following newspapers and magazines.

The Japan Times The New York Times

The Atlantic The Economist Make Magazine

New Scientist Scientific American


Our students participate in the Sakura Medal Program every year where students read from a list of books chosen by librarians from Tokyo. Students can see the current list here and leave comment about the book on the blog by clicking on the book cover.


On Jan. 19th Adam Gidwitz came and shared with the Gr. 6 & 7 students about his book The Inquisitor's Tale. This is one of the Sakura Medal nominated books this year. He held the students captive with stories his travel to France and the inspiration for the book..

Summer Reading!

Summer Reading

This summer....Reading Rocks

Download the app (Android) or (Apple) for Reader Zone on your smart phone or log on to the Reader Zone website and record your books.

Rising Gr. 6 Rising Gr. 7 Rising Gr. 8 Rising Gr. 9

Welcome to the Learning Commons

"Connecting our students to the world!"

We serve the middle and high school teachers, students and their parents. We offer books (including e-books and audio), magazines and tools for research in both print and digital.

Hours: 7:30 - 4:30 (Monday and Friday)

7:30 - 5:00 (Tuesday - Thursday)

Look how much we're reading this summer!

From June 8 - Aug. 21