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Vina High School    Vina, AL

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OPAC (Catalog)
Access the VHS Media Center Catalog from a School Computer Here

Accelerated Reader Enterprise
Accelerated Reader Enterprise

Reading practice quizzes

AR Book Finder

This website will help you find out if a book has an AR quiz.  It will also tell you the book's reading level, how many points the book is worth, and what the book is about.

Links to Helpful Websites
Alabama Virtual Library

Links you to encyclopedias, articles and other resources that are helpful when doing research.


This dictionary provides the definitions of a word, synonyms, and reads the word for you.

Citation Machine

Type in information and the citation machine will automatically format it.  Very useful when citing sources.

ACT Website

Provides test dates and deadlines, admission tickets, scores, and test prep for the ACT.

Consumer Affairs

You can verify that a company has good business practices here.

Times Daily

Newspaper from Florence, Alabama

Franklin County Times

Franklin County Newspaper

Star Fall

Website for pre-K - 1st grade that helps students learn to read.  This is great for youngsters first learning their alphabet and letter sounds.

Homework Help
Homework Help

Alabama's free live homework help.  Hours:  Sunday-Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Grades K-College.

Book Read Alouds

This website has novels and stories mostly for older students that are read aloud.  Classics like Great Expectations, The Prince and the Pauper, and War and Peace are here and can be downloaded to a computer and burned to a CD.

Fun Websites for Kids
Brain Pop

Fun website for 3-6th graders

Fun Brain

Educational games for kids


Educational Games and Information for Kids

Kids Reads

Information about Books and Authors

National Geographic Kids

Animals, Nature and Science for Kids


Everything Harry Potter for 5th grade and up

Keyboarding Games for Kids

Kids gain typing skills playing these fun games.

How to Make Bottle Rockets and Other Educational Crafts

This website show children how to make homemade fizzy bath soap, build a biosphere, build a working robot, and make a rocket from a bottle.  Fun for science buffs.

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