Circulation & Gift Policies

  • Circulation Policy:

    • Each student in Pre-K, kindergarten, and ESE may check out one book per week to be kept in the classroom. 
    • Students in 1st grade may check out 2 books until their next assigned day in the Media Center. 
    • Students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade may check out three books until their next assigned day in the Media Center.
    • Students may renew a book for an additional week. 
    • There are no fines for overdue materials.
    • Students may only check out second chance books if they have overdue, lost, or damaged books that have not be returned or reimbursed.
    • Parent/guardians may create a WHE Media Center account and check out five additional books for their child.  Parents/guardians can request an account by visiting Ward-Highlands Elementary School and meeting with a Media Center representative.

    Gift Policy:

    Gifts are always appreciated. They may be added to the media center collection, given to the classrooms, or given to students. All gifts will be accepted and evaluated as follows: Is the gift appropriate for students? Does the gift support the curriculum? Is the gift in good condition?