Rising Scholars Academy Library

The Rising Scholars Academy Library serves students, parents, faculty and staff from Rising Scholars and is located in San Benito. 

Library hours: 
Monday: 7:30-4:30/5:05* *Homework House schedule 
Tuesday-Thursday: 7:30-4:30
Friday: 7:30-4:00

 

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Facility

Capacity: Currently serves 600 middle school students.

Facilities: Makerspace; periodical area.

 

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Library Collection: 

Books: 20,000+ print volumes; 90,000+ eBooks

Periodicals: 30 print titles; 4 local newspapers; online access to national and international newspapers via database subscriptions

Videos/DVDs/CDs: 1,000 titles; circulated to students and staff

Technology: Windows network with 25 PCS and 15 laptops for student use; 20 take-home laptops; video editing and presentation equipment. MS Office; and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite are available on PCs

Online Resources: Library catalog; Office 365; Accelerated Reader; eBooks; audio books; subscription databases

Library Club 

The RSA Library Club is an excellent service and social club. Our members assist students in utilizing all our resources and also promote reading and information literacy. We host special events and activities to spotlight our wonderful library and the power of the written word. Our students volunteers serve with a generous spirit.  

Applications are received yearly with a limited number of member slots available.

Try this GAME to test your shelving knowledge. All members must complete the Fiction and Non-Fiction levels to assist putting books on the shelf. 

 


 

Rising Scholars Academy Library Staff 

What are you reading?

What are you reading? Your library has a great collection to engage any reader. You will find adventure, mystery, romance, philosophy, manga and much more so come check us out! Your librarians are happy to make suggestions if you are looking for your next read, and you can browse the library catalog here!

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Test Prep

All South Texas ISD students have access to test prep resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year through Test Prep and Careers resources in the library database. To access ACT, PSAT, SAT, AP Tests, and others, please visit your library website. After selecting the library website for your school, scroll down the page to Popular links for students, faculty and staff then select Databases under Resources. Use Ask A Librarian if you need any help!

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Got Questions?

Your STISD librarians are always here to help you with your questions. If you need assistance, please use the Ask A Librarian feature that can be found on each library website or click here.

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Rising Scholars Academy Library: 151 S. Helen Moore Rd., San Benito, TX 78586  | Phone: 956.421.1225

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