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Media Center

Media Specialist

Ms. Jacqueline Arthurs
arthursj@lake.k12.fl.us

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9:00-4:20

Wednesday
9:00-3:20

MEDIA CENTER POLICIES

PASSES

Each student must present an individual pass from a teacher anytime they enter the media center

LOAN PERIOD

Each student may have up to three items checked out.  The due date is two weeks from the day that the book is checked out.  Books may be renewed. 

OVERDUES/FINES

If you fail to return a book by the due date, your name will be on an overdue list given to your Language Arts teacher.  Fines will accumulate until materials are checked in.  If you have an outstanding obligation, you may use books only in the media center.  To participate in special team activities and field trips, all obligations must be cleared. Fines are 5 cents a school day.

REFERENCE BOOKS

These may be checked out at the end of the day, and must be returned by 9:00 a.m. the following school morning. Reference book fines are 25 cents per school day.

MAGAZINES

Magazines must be read in the media center and will not be checked out.      

 

PLACING A HOLD ON A BOOK

You may ask the Media Staff to reserve items currently not available.  

You will be notified when the item is ready for your check out through your Language Arts teacher.  

 

INTERNET USE

Using the Internet for school-related projects is encouraged.  LCS provides subscription services for student research, which includes home access.  Media Center Internet use is during class periods or when the teachers have made specific arrangements with the media specialist.  Students may not check e-mail for any reason, may not visit My Space or Facebook type sites, or play games on the media center computers.  Violators will lose their Internet privileges.

DAMAGED & LOST BOOKS

You will be asked to pay for lost and damaged books immediately. You will not be able to check out any additional books until your account is settled. Refunds on paid, then found, materials will be made until May 10th.

BEHAVIOR

1.Be Respectful
Talk Quietly
Behave Well

2. Have A Purpose-Quietly
*CHECK IN/OUT BOOKS *READ *STUDY *RESEARCH *WORD PROCESSING *INTERNET RESEARCH

3. Be Responsible
Return Books On Time
Treat Books Kindly

CONSEQUENCES
1. You will be asked to leave the Media Center (without book). Teacher will be Notified.
2. Your parents will be notified.
3. Office Referral
4. Restricted from the Media Center