Media Center

Media Center

Telephone: 301.321.3400

Media Center Staff

Ms. Brown
Library Media Specialist

Ms. Ahn
Media Assistant

Mr. Gallagher
MediaServices Technician

The school library media program is an integral part of Wheaton High School’s instructional program. The media center facility provides all staff and students access to a wide variety of information that supports the curriculum as well as materials for leisure time reading. Our mission is to encourage students to be life-long learners and to help them be independent and effective users of information.

Information and Policies

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Montgomery County sponsored Homework Club meets in the Media Center after school Mondays – Thursdays, unless there is special programming.  Wheaton students can stop by and work with tutors, free of charge. Check their schedule for hours.

 

 

Food and Drink

No food or drink allowed, water bottles are permitted. Students must be involved in research, study, or reading. Please keep the noise level to a minimum; be courteous and aware that others are working. Internet Access is to be used for educational purposes only. Online chatting, instant messages and computer games are not permitted in the IMC. ID badges are used to check out any materials. All school rules will be observed and enforced in the IMC.

Passes and IDs

No pass is necessary before or after school or during lunch from 11:35-12:35. A completed general use slip, media center passor agenda book pass is needed for IMC student use at all other times.

Loan Policy

  • Fiction and non-fiction: 2 weeks
  • Reference: Overnight
  • Back Issue Magazines: 2 weeks

Overdue Materials/Fines

Approximately every 2 weeks, overdue notices will be sent out to students through their first period teacher. Please return books promptly by the due date or renew them. Students will be charged for damaged and lost books.

24-Hour Book Depository

The book depository can be used to return materials when the IMC is closed. It is located to the right of the IMC entrance.


Resources

The Media Center subscribes to a variety of online subscription services that offer valuable information and resources.

  • List of resource services for home use via Edline
  • Online School Catalog via Destiny available remotely

Edline Support

Teachers, students, and parents can receive assistance with Edline at the Media Center.

Wheaton Online Subscription Resources

The Media Center subscribes to a variety of online subscription services that offer valuable information and resources.

  • List of resource services for home use
  • Useful SAT Preparation Sites
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