Media Center Rules and Policies
Media Center Passes:
may obtain a pass to the Media Center in the following ways:
and after school :
Students are welcome to use the Media Center as needed. No
- Ask in the Media Center
for an individual pass.
- Ask a teacher for an individual
- Sign up on the study hall's
Media Center pass, if no class is in the Media Center.
(no food or drink please)
Ask in the Media Center
for an individual pass.
Ask a teacher for
an individual pass.
|Please sign in and sign out of the Media Center, unless you signed the study hall pass.
Check out Policy:
Students may check out one item, and a second item if the student is nearly done reading the first item. For research, students may check out up to three items.
Borrowing times for locally owned materials :
Pamphlets, Career books
return before school)
and visual materials
||Viewed in the Media
Center (students don't check out)
Overdue Materials Policy:
Please return items by the
due date, particularly interlibrary loan items. Other people may be waiting to use them. If additional
time is needed, the Media Center staff will renew the item(s).
materials are overdue, students may not check
out any other materials.Students who receive a weekly overdue reminder are to bring it to the Media Center the same day with the overdue item, or bring the notice to the Media Center the same day to explain the book's whereabouts. Although no fines are charged, materials overdue more than a month are considered
lost and the student will be billed.
Lost and Damaged Materials Policy:
Reported lost items to the Media
Center staff. The student will be charged for the replacement cost of the
item. A payment plan can be arranged.
Any damaged item should be reported
to the Media Center staff as soon as possible. If repairs can be
made, there will be no charge. If the item is permanently damaged,
the student will be billed for the replacement cost.
users must have an Acceptable Use Policy signed and on file in the
Sign in on clipboard. First time users: ask for instructions for log-in
and log-out procedures.
Follow all SCHS Technology rules. Any
abuse to the computers will result in immediate loss of privilege.
Do not alter configurations. Report
Use computers for school work only. Limit printing to class assignments.
using the Internet, no communication is to be sent out from the school:
- No chat rooms, bulletin boards, blogs,
website creation, sign-ups or personal e-mail permitted
- Beware of inappropriate sites and do
- No internet game sites
- Never download any software onto the
- Log out and push in chairs when done.
- Be on task. Students may use the Media
Center as a place to study, read, use technology, or work quietly in
small groups. Voices should only be audible at your own table.
- Be respectful of people and of the Media
Center materials, furniture and equipment. Return materials promptly.
Keep chairs flat on the floor and push them in.
- Follow directions the first time.
- Students in the Media Center from study
hall must remain until the end of the hour and remain seated until the
Students who behave in a respectful,
cooperative manner will not be assigned seats. They may sit with
a small group (2-4 friends) and work quietly. Talking must not be
at a level that would disturb others sitting close to you.
Those who do not comply with
the above rules will have a verbal warning. If the behavior does
not improve, the student will be assigned a seat, or can lose his/her
privilege to use the Media Center during study hall. For more details,
refer to the Discipline Plan posted on the Media Center bulletin board.