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Author Don Aker connects with Grade 9 Students at Westwood

On Tuesday, Don Aker, an award-winning author gave a writing workshop and a presentation on writing.  In addition to learning about the essence of good storytelling, staff and students heard about the fascinating real events and triggers that were the inspiration for his novels.

Please come in and check out some of Mr. Aker’s books.  The following titles are available from the library:

Space Between the first stone The fifth rule

running on empty Delusion road

For more information about Don Aker and his work, check the author’s website.

Here are some pictures from the event:

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The library would like to thank Home and School for sponsoring this author visit.

 

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3D Printing wows Westwood Students and Staff

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Claudia Schmidt of MatterThings 3D.

 

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Business & Entrepreneurship students getting a closer look at 3D printed items.

 

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Three generations of MakerBots and 3D printed items.

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MakerBot from 2009. Now ready for the museum.

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Watching the MakerBot in action, printing a combination phone stand and business card.