Media Center

  • Mission Statementmedia center

    The mission of the Oakcrest Elementary's Media program is to ensure that the students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. This is accomplished by providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats; by providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas; and by working with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of individual students.

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    Circulation Policy

    1. Each student in grades 3 - 5 may check out two books at a time for one week.
      K - 2 students may check out one book at a time for one week.
      Kindergarten students leave their library books in their classrooms. Students in First through Fifth grades may take their books home
    2. Students may renew a book for an additional week.
    3. There are no fines for overdue materials.
    4. Students may not check out any materials if they have overdue, lost or damaged books that have not be returned or paid for.

     The library media center sends out notices on a regular basis to students who have overdue books or fines.

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    Gift Policy

    Gifts are always appreciated. They may be added to the media center collection, given to teachers, or donated to the public library.

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     Eagle TV

    Each morning our Eagle TV News crew broadcasts live school wide from a TV studio in the media center. The entire show is operated by students and supervised by our Media Specialist.

    Students learn how to use: a video camera, a switcher, a sound board, how to speak into a microphone, how to write a script, and display a professional appearance while on TV.

    The purpose of our show is to let the school know about daily and future happenings and schedules.

    We look for students who have the following qualities:

    • Positive attitude
    • Responsibility
    • Teamwork
    • Good attendance
    • Good grades

     

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Media Center Hours

  • 7:30 - 1:50 - Check-in and check out books