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Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam Jefferson High School seniors (left to right) Kelsey Olson, Laura Lambert, Alicia Montbriand and Liz Billberg studied in Jefferson High School's new Cyber Café. The café is located in the media center and was designed as a comfortable place for students to hang out and study.

Cyber Café clicks with students

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It's definitely not your grandfather's library anymore. Nor is it your father's or mother's library, either.

In fact, the library at Jefferson High School (JHS) is no longer even called a library. It's a media center.


And it - the media center - is considered an environment where kids want to stay, hang out and feel connected, according to Chad Duwenhoegger, principal at the Alexandria high school.

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