OVERVIEW OF MEDIA CENTER
Henderson Middle School Media Center is an engaging learning environment that
connects students and staff to treasures in diverse formats that improve
learning 4-life. Resources include more
than 8,500 books, 26 databases, 12 magazines and numerous online tools to
support teaching and learning. Students
have access to 18 computers.
Book fairs, Reading
challenges, Poetry contests, and bi-monthly Book Discussion club are sponsored by the media center. Moreover, our club members are blogging and
interacting with others about books read.
Orientation classes are provided when needed.
POLICY AND PROCEDURES
1. Two books may be checked out for two
2. One magazine (back issues only) may
be checked out for one day
3. Books may be renewed if and only if
there are no holds
4. Students with overdue Books are
prohibited from checking out additional resources
of the media center is to provide a wealth of resources, information, and
technology to develop critical thinking skills, embrace
innovative tools and research skills to stay engaged and motivated to learn
MEDIA CENTER FOCUS
Helping Students Gain New Learning and Useful Information!
specialist, teachers and learners meet 180 days a year working together to build the bridge to offering a fresh look at information technology.
HENDERSON MEDIA SPECIALIST
The Media Specialist for Henderson Middle School is Dr. Foster. The Media Specialist manages the Media Center, serving as an information specialist, an instructional partner, and as a program administrator. For more information about the Henderson Middle School Media Center and the services it provides, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Vonita Foster at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please check out Dr. Foster's webpage: hendersonmedia.center.weebly.com.
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the Media Center open?
A:The Media Center is open from 8:15 am to 3:15 pm.
Q: How can I find information about a specific topic on the Internet?
A: Use a SEARCH ENGINE. All search engines operate about the same.You type in the keyword(s) for your search and the search engine will find hits that match your request. If the results are not satisfactory, you may want to refine your key search words. There are numerous search engines that can be used.
Q: How can I found out what the Henderson Media Center has relating to my topic?
A: On the desktop of each computer there is an icon labeled HMS DESTINY
. Click on this icon, and it will open the Media Center’s catalog. Click on “Search” and type in the subject, title, or author you are seeking. The search results will appear on the screen.
MEDIA CENTER RESOURCES
LIBRARY CLUB MEMBERS CELEBRATING DR. SUESS
MEDIA CENTER READING ACTIVITIES and CLUBS
Book it! Blogging
Read and Receive Read Aloud Club
School-wide Classroom Reading Challenge Contests Group Book Discussions
Annual Nature Exhibition