Textbooks

Textbooks are typically loaned for a period of one semester.  They are due back BEFORE students write their final exams.

Students are encouraged to write their names in every textbook once they have received it to avoid mix-ups with other students.  If a book is returned but the barcode doesn’t match the one the student was assigned they will not get credit for that book, they must sign in the book they were originally assigned.

Donations

Donations will be accepted for the Learning Common’s Collection under the following guidelines:

  1. Item is appropriate fiction reading for high school age and/or curriculum
  2. Age of item does not exceed 5 years
  3. Item is in good condition
  4. If donated item does not support the collection it will be sent to another Learning Commons that can use it.

Novel Studies

Novels for novel studies are due back BEFORE students write their unit exams.  Students are welcome to purchase their own copies of these novels so they can make notes in the margins, flag pages etc.

Students are encouraged to write their names in the novel once they have received it to avoid mix-ups with other students.  If a book is returned but the barcode doesn’t match the one the student was assigned they will not get credit for that book, they must sign in the book they were originally assigned.

Circulation

Students are allowed up to 3 checkouts at any given time.  This does not include textbooks that are assigned to them.

The standard loan period is 3 weeks but students may exchange and renew items.

Lost/Damaged Books

When books are not returned it can be a hinderance to other students.  Being short on textbooks and novels is unfair to the students in semesters to come.  Please ensure that all books are RETURNED, RENEWED, REPLACED or REIMBURSED.

Any lost or damaged item from the Learning Commons may be paid for in one of three options:

  1. Pay for item (items are added to SchoolCash accounts)
  2. Purchase a copy of item and donate to the Learning Commons
  3. Donate an item of equal value preferably in same subject or genre to the Learning Commons collection.