Students are encouraged to use the media center and are entitled to borrow books and other media. Students may use their student ID to check out materials.
The Media Center is open from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM on regular school days, and until 4:00 PM on early dismissal days.
Students are welcome to come to the media center before school or after school. Disruptive students will be asked to leave the media center. At no time, including before and after school hours, are cell phones permitted to be used in the Media Center for anything other than academic use.
Students may come to the media center during lunch. Students should eat lunch first. No student is excused to leave the media center until the bell rings. No food or drink is allowed in the media center during school hours except for before and after school. Food may only be consumed on linoleum floor surface. No food is permitted to be eaten on carpeted areas.
An independent study section is designated for those students unaccompanied by a teacher during the school day. Students must have a pass from their classroom teacher to be admitted, and students must come with an assignment.
Computers are for academic use only during the school day. Games are permitted only before and after school.
Students entering the Media Center with classes are to leave book bags in the classroom.
Most materials may be checked out for a two-week period. Periodicals and audiovisual materials may be checked out overnight and are due the following morning before the first bell. The fine for overdue books is ten cents per day. The fine for overnight materials is $1.00 per day. Students with excused absences are not charged.
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Ms. Tina Gerencser Educational Media Specialist/ESE