Visitation to the Media Center
- Students may visit the Media Center before school, after school,or during lunch (with a pass).
- Students using the media center without a class must present an official school ID card, a pass, and must sign in at the desk by the entry way.
- Students using the media center during lunch must also have a pass from any of their classroom teachers (due to multiple lunches).
- The Media Center is a place of learning. Students must use low voices so as not to disturb others.
- No food or drink will be consumed in the main area of the Media Center.
- No gum is allowed in the media center.
- Students must be working on school work when in the Media Center. Hanging out or just talking to friends is not permitted.
- All materials must be checked in and out of the Media Center using the student's current OHS identification card.
- Students are responsible for all materials checked out in their names. Students should not loan books checked out in their name to other students.
- Students may check out items for a 2-week period. Items may be renewed once for an additional 2-week period.
- There is an overdue charge of 5 cents per day for each overdue item. Overdue notices are sent out every 9 weeks.
- It is the student's responsibility to return all borrowed materials in a timely fashion.
- Lost materials must be paid for by the student prior to checking out additional materials and/or to participate in graduation ceremonies.
- Students who have not returned materials after several notices will be placed on the debt list and library privileges may be suspended.
- Computer use in the media center is for academic purposes only. This means no games, no chat rooms, no Internet surfing, no streaming audio or video. Personal emails may be utilized only in connection with a school project, and access to personal email requires permission from Media Center staff.
- All students are required to abide by the Osceola County School District Data Network Acceptable Use Policy, which is posted in the computer area and in the Student Code of Conduct (provided to each student during the first week of school).
- Students may have one copy of any research material printed from the internet free of charge, as long as it is related to school work. There will be a charge for printouts not related to school work.