Media Center

Media Specialist: Ms. Douglas, [email protected] ext. 5092277

 Circulation

Except for specific reference material, all materials in the media center are available for checkout. Students may check out three books for a two-week period.  Overdue notices will be sent to all students, teachers and staff. Students will not be permitted to check out materials as long as they have overdue or books. Please be sure to return materials on time, no fines will be in place this year.  If a student happens to have a book checked out from a previous school, I will gladly take those books as well and send them to the school through our courier.

Students, teachers and staff are responsible for lost and/or damaged materials.

Device Check-Out, Check-In and Repairs

Howard is now a one to one digital school, and the media center is the primary location for laptop check-in, check-out, and repairs.  Students are encouraged to keep their devices charged regularly, and to demonstrate care for their equipment.  If a student needs assistance with a device, the media center is open each morning for tech support.  Damage and/or loss of devices or chargers should be reported immediately.


Financial Liability

Parents/Guardians/Students are responsible for the cost of repair or replacement if the digital device is:

  • accidentally damaged,
  • intentionally damaged,
  • damaged due to negligence,
  • lost due to negligence,
  • ·not returned at the end of the year or upon withdrawal, and/or
  • stolen but not reported to local law enforcement

Students are made aware that damage to any school property is a violation of the OCPS Code of Student Conduct when they review it annually. 

Links to pay for Device Fines:

Charger Fine ($10) #1-https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Charger-LostMissingDamaged--First-Offens/SFREiq

Charger Fine ($25) #2-https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Charger-LostMissingDamaged--Second-Offen/ScXwxcc

Device Fine #1 $50  https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Damaged-Device--AccidentNegligence-First/S3tMF

Device Fine #2 $100  https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Damaged-Device-AccidentNegligence-Second/SbQdUsp

Device Fine #3 (cost of device/cost of repair)https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Digital-Device-Lost-or-Missing-First-Off/Sba3lru