Welcome to the Media Center!  

 

 Staff 

 

Mrs. Moyo, Media Specialist

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Ms. Gratton, Media Assistant

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Ms. Kuo, Media Assistant

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Mr. Swiger, Media Services Technician

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Mrs. Saah, IT Systems Specialist

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Mission: The mission of the Walt Whitman Media Center is to offer quality collections, technology resources, and integration of information literacy skills in all instruction and research so that students are encouraged to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners. We seek to provide a supportive environment which enables all students to uphold their responsibilities with pride, to pursue academic goals with determination, and to achieve success.

 

Phone: 301.320.6583

 

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-4:00pm        Friday:  7:00am-3:30pm

Thank you Whitman Education Foundation for the extra afternoon hour to remain open!

The Media Center may be closed occasionally during lunch for class use. Students must bring a pass signed by a teacher or administrator (except during lunch, after school, or when using the media center with their class).

 

Loan Policy:

Four Books = maximum three weeks.

Materials may be renewed if no one else has asked for them. Students must show a Student ID to check out materials. Overdue notices are posted at the end of each marking period. Students must reconcile library obligations before receiving report cards. AV equipment may be checked out by staff for class use.

 

Links:

Homework Help: Check out MCPS homework links.

Montgomery County Public Library: Browse free resources. Stop by your nearest branch to get a library card!

Suggestion Box: Fill out a brief form to suggest new books for our media center collection!

ArtSpace Exhibit

Livebinder-Handouts, tips, and handy how-to's for the Whitman students and staff.

 

Print Resources:

Print resources include more than 13,000 fiction and nonfiction books, over 20 magazine subscriptions, and 4 daily newspapers. Nearly 1,000 CD's are available to teachers for classroom use. This includes our Cable in the Classroom collection of programs taped from cable TV. Ongoing additions of new materials keep the collection current.

 

Computers:

We have 72 student computers in the Media Center for educational use. Students and staff may search the library catalog, online databases, and a variety of online programs and applications. All rules for school computer labs apply to these computers.

 

Patrons Catalog:

Staff and students can access Destiny from any computer on the school's network, which includes our entire collection of print and non-print resources. The catalog is also accessible remotely. 

 

  

 

 

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