Admin

Policies

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Olympia High School Media Center is:

  • To function as the information center of the school.

  • To provide intellectual access to information through learning activities that are curriculum related.

  • To provide physical access to information through a carefully selected and systematically organized collection.

  • To support intellectual freedom and access to information.

  • To support the use of technology in the process of learning and sharing ideas and knowledge.

 

Hours

Hours may be adjusted to accommodate Media Staff commitments. We will POST changes on the whiteboard outside the Media Center.

Policies

Students may utilize the Media Center before and after school without a pass. Individual passes to the Media Center must be written on a blue pass by the classroom teacher. Passes will not be accepted from substitute teachers.


Loans & Circulation

Library:

Library books are loaned for a period of two weeks. A book can be renewed. An Olympia High School ID card is required to check out library materials. Overdue notices are distributed once a week to the student’s first period teacher.

Laptops:

The process for new students to receive a laptop may take 48 hours upon enrollment. Information about LaunchEd can be located on the OCPS website.

Fines

A fine of five cents per day is charged for overdue books. Obligations for overdue and lost books will be sent to Administration. Receipts must be shown for any refund.

ID's

Student replacement ID's are made in the Media Center for $5.00, before and after school.

Lunch

Students may utilize the Media Center during their lunch period. There is no eating or drinking in the Media Center. Student(s) choosing to use Media Center during lunch, must stay in the Media Center for the whole lunch period. Administration requires students to remain in the Cafeteria or Media Center during the lunch period for safety purposes.

Copy Machine

Copies are available for $.15 and the machine is located in the foyer of the Media Center.

General Information

• All bibliographies should be formatted according to MLA (Modern Language Association) guidelines, 8th edition. Sample MLA citations are available in PDF format through the Olympia High School Media Center link.

• Olympia High School utilizes the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite (Access, Excel, Publisher, and Word). To be compatible with software, documents should not be created through Microsoft Works and other word processing applications.

• All files should be saved to the student's Google Drive.

• OCPS provides a Google email account to students. (studentnumber@students.ocps.net)

Printing

Students are responsible for checking the printer destination before enabling the print command.

In order to print, students MUST have money deposited into the printing kiosk which maintains the student balance until zeroed out. Students may print from classrooms and pick up the documents between classes.

Black and White Printer

$0.10

Color Printer

$0.50

Questions may be emailed to our media specialists.

William Connell william.connell@ocps.net or Nancy Bardoe nancy.bardoe@ocps.net

 

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