Tayshas Award Master List
Selected by the Texas Library Association, "The goal of the TAYSHAS reading list is to motivate young adults to become lifelong readers and to participate in the community of readers in Texas" (TLA).
Mission Statement:
The CHS library, under the direction of Ashley Curry, is an informational and exploratory center where students are free to learn, create, and share information and where teachers and librarian can collaborate toward the ultimate goal of student success.
This library seeks to meet the needs of the school community by providing the best resources, supporting the curriculum in every instructional area, and accommodating the informational needs of the students and staff of Central High School.

Links to Libraries

 Expert Databases

TexQuest resources:
(1)Britannica (the world's best general encyclopedia)
(2) Gale Cengage Learning (magazines and journals)
(3) EBSCO eBooks
(nonfiction eBooks)
(4) EBSCO PrepStep (college, career, and military preparation)
 (5) TeachingBooks.Net (resources for thousands of titles bringing print to life)
Lufkin Daily News (login to have full access)
NYTimes Learning Network (current events, teaching and learning with the New York Times)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
(Career information)
Discovery Education 
(streaming video for classrooms)
Brain Pop 
(movies, games, quizzes on all subjects)
Slides Carnival
(free presentation templates for Google)
Khan Academy (website to learn anything, for free, forever)