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 through Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 4:00

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Ask a Librarian

 

Facility

Capacity: Currently serves 640 middle school students.

Facilities: Makerspace; periodical area.

 

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Library Collection: 

Books: print volumes; eBooks and audiobooks

Periodicals: online access to newspapers and magazines via databases

DVDs: available for check out to students and staff

Technology: Windows network for student use; take-home laptops for over night check out; 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

Rising Scholars Academy Library Staff 

Mireya Galvan
Ebooks and Audiobooks

Read or listen to books anytime with the OverDrive app. It’s free to download and once you you sign up and associate your account with South Texas ISD, you will have instant access to over 9,000 ebooks and over 3,000 audiobooks. Click here for Essential Tutorials and select the headphones icon for ebook and audiobook tutorials.

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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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When in Doubt

“Because that’s what Hermione does,’ said Ron, shrugging. ‘When in doubt, go to the library.” JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

This is a great quote and serves as a reminder that your campus libraries are open daily to assist you.You can also submit your questions through Ask A Librarian on your library website or by clicking 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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