Digital magazines via Library of VA

Through a partnership with the Library of Virginia, MLWGS students have access to a variety of art magazines and magazines in other languages.

Visual Arts

  • American Craft
  • Aperture
  • ARTNews

International Languages

  • Scientific American – Chinese edition
  • L’Officiel Art (French)
  • Sport Life (Spanish)
  • Personal Computer y Internet (Spanish)

All you need is a current public library card – then follow the instructions on this PDF to set up your access: ziniodigitalmagazines_lva_feb2017

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Posted by on February 14, 2017 in news


Hand-built ceramics by Art 2 students

Drop by the library to see hand-built ceramics by Ms. Mosley’s Art 2 students – inspired by their study of Japanese ceramics and the history and aesthetics of Japanese art.


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Posted by on February 7, 2017 in news


Resources for Sheppard’s students

Were you absent from Ms. Sheppard’s class on Monday or Tuesday this week?  Click the image below to view a slideshow about MLA citation style and recommended resources for your project on Renaissance England. Questions? Stop by the library to see Ms. DeGroat. You’ll also find a reserve shelf of relevant print resources in the library.


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Posted by on February 7, 2017 in news


Microbiology discussion and pizza

  • A squid that gets its camouflage glow from symbiotic bacteria
  • How organisms in the human microbiome may help us stay healthy or make us sick

These are just two of the topics addressed by Ed Yong in his science writing about one of today’s hottest fields: microbiology. His most recent book is I Contain Multitudes.

Come to room 303 during lunch on Thursday, Feb. 23 to explore this fascinating field.

If you’d like to eat pizza while we chat, be sure to sign up online by Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Prior to the discussion, follow the links below to watch Ed Yong’s TED talk and/or read one or both articles in AP Source (database login required):

Ed Yong – Zombie Roaches and Other Parasite Tales (13 min. TED talk)
Ed Yong – Here’s Looking at You, Squid (3-page article from Jan. 2015 issue of Nature)
Ed Yong – Bugs on Patrol (4-page article from June 2015 issue of New Scientist)

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Posted by on January 30, 2017 in news