David Hartley; Media Specialist at Sparr Elementary School

  • Marion County Public Schools may record online classroom sessions utilizing third-party platforms (Zoom, Google Classroom, etc.).  These recordings will only be used for educational purposes and may be shared on other learning platforms.  If you do not want your child’s image or identifying information recorded, utilize your device/platform controls to stop the camera feed from your device.



    Sparr Media Center

    Find out more about Mr. Hartley and the happenings in the Sparr Media Center by clicking on this link.



    Check out these Google Doodles for interactive fun and learning, including coding, at home!


    Mr. Hartley is teaching and working at the Sparr School Facility from 7:15 to 3:00 Monday through Friday. To start this 2020-2021 school year, he will be traveling to classrooms to exchange and checkout library books with students and staff. Note: As books are turned in, to help prevent spred of illnes, they will be quarentined for 72 hours before being re-checked out.

    Email Mr. Hartley with any library or online research questions you have.

    Mr. Hartley will respond as quickly as possible during work hours.


     Library Search Engine (Destiny)

    will connect you to Marion County School's library Search tool. Scroll down and click on Sparr Elementary. In the upper right, click on "Power" search. In the keyword search line type "ebook." "Open" one of the ebooks. 

    (Login information for MackinVia ebooks; first line = Sparr Elementary, second line = Sparr, third line = student).



    Wide Open Schools 

    Check out this far-reaching, home learning assistant, for some interesting educational ideas and activities.

    (I especially liked the Virtual Field Trips!)