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 Welcome to the Mt.LHS Writing Lab! 

  Mrs. Miller, Writing Clinician 

Please note:  my email address is Shmiller@mtlsd.net, not Smiller.

Below please find links to help you with the new technology systems at MTLHS, to help you cite and format papers according to MLA style, and to help you use PowerPoint effectively.

You'll also find our hours of operation and our procedures for students. 

Let me know how I can be of help to you! Mrs. Miller is available every period to conference with your on your writing for classes, college applications, apprenticeships, scholarships, writing contests and other assignments.  Please stop in anytime to make an appointment.

Remember your Writing Handbook!  The Mt. Lebanon High School Writing Handbook has answers for almost all of your writing-related questions. Have a suggestion for something to add to our handbook?  Email shmiller@mtlsd.net with ideas!

 

Also try the writing lab blog if you need a question answered "after hours" or want to start a discussion.  http://blog.mtlsd.org/YeOldeWritingLab/ 


TECHNOLOGY HOW-TOs

Do you have Office 2007 at home?

          Office 2007 > Office 2003 conversion Help File

http://www.mtlsd.org/district/helpdocs.asp

Want to save your work to the N:// drive or use a dropbox?

          N:// Drive and Dropbox Help File

WORD FILE:   http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/ndrive tip sheet.doc

PDF FILE:   http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/ndrive help sheet.pdf

TEXT FILE:   http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/ndrive help sheet.txt


ENGLISH & WRITING HOW-TOs

Working on your research paper?  Need some help with documentation? 

          MLA Documentation and Style 

PowerPoint FILE: http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/thimons mla paraphrase and doc.ppt

Want to wow your teacher with a great PowerPoint presentation?

          PowerPoint Quick Guide & Tips for Great Presentations

WORD FILE:  http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/powerpoint quick guide.doc


Want to cite your format your paper and cite sources correctly?

          MLA Format and Citation

A great resource for correctly citing electronic sources:  http://www.thewritesource.com/mla.htm

POWER POINT FILE:http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/mla documentation.ppt


Want to see what a correctly formatted paper looks like?

          MLA Format How-to and Sample paper 

 WORD FILE: http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/stuff/mla formatting.doc formatting.doc


 Writing Labs Rooms 517 and 519

Hours

  • Before school:  7:15 to 7:55 a.m. daily (Students must report to homeroom.)
  •  All periods during the day (unless the labs are booked by teachers for their classes.) Students must obtain a pass from the lab prior to the start of the period.
  •  After school:  3:05 to 3:35 p.m. daily (except Fridays and days when teacher meetings are scheduled)

All Mt. Lebanon School District Internet policies apply in the writing lab.

These policies may be found in the Student Handbook online http://www.mtlsd.org/highschool/studenthandbook.asp

 

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