Media Center

Ms. Pamela Scott
Media Specialist
Pamela_M_Scott@mcpsmd.org

Mr. Paul Ormsby
Media Services Technician
Paul_A_Ormsby@mcpsmd.org

Ms. Martha Mossberg
Media Assistant
Martha_Mossberg@mcpsmd.org

Mr. John Wysong
Media Assistant
John_P_Wysong@mcpsmd.org


General Information

Hours

7:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday - Friday

Services:

Books, audiobooks, periodicals, Internet access (MCPS compliant usage only) and online research databases are available to all students. Personal e-mail access for school work only is available with permission. Student ID cards are required for checking out materials. Materials are checked out for one month, after which a 10¢ per day fine up to the replacement cost of the material is assessed and entered as a student obligation.

Printing and Copies

Black & white printer is free up to 10 pages -- 10¢ per page thereafter
Color printer is $1 per page
Black & white copier available for 10¢ per page

Passes:

Students must have a signed agenda book or general use pass for admittance to the Media Center during scheduled class time. Students must sign in during all access times.

Policies:

No food or beverages are allowed at any time.


Mission

The mission of the CHS Media Center is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. This mission 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 classes and individual students.  

Phone

Circulation Desk: 301-444-3542
Pam Scott, MLS, NBCT, Library Media Specialist: 301-444-3539