A warm welcome is extended to all students, staff, and visitors. The Media Center is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 am to 1:35 pm on Fridays. Our Media Center has a diverse collection of over 25,000 books as well as 1300 videotapes and DVDs. Our "Labrary" has 2 computer labs, each containing 30 computers, as well as 5 individual computers. These 65 computers provide access to the internet, online card catalogs, and online subscription databases.
The National Honor Society provides peer tutoring in the Media Center after school on Tuesday and Thursday. Tutors provide assistance in Math, Science, English, and Social Studies. No appointment is necessary.
Raider Media Center Vision
The High School East Media Center seeks to create a 21st-Century environment that promotes learning for all students by teaching information literacy skills, providing equitable access to information, and encouraging lifelong learning. The Media Center strives to be a hub of collaborative learning that produces creative students who value reading for pleasure, utilize critical thinking skills, and have respect for themselves and others.
Raider Media Center Mission
The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The Media Specialist empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.
"Developing Visions for Learning." Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library
Media Programs, American Association of School Librarians, 2009, p. 8.