Panther Media Center
Media Specialist: Laurie Nattkemper
The 2012-2013 school year will be Ms. Nattkemper's 6th year at Mulberry High School. She previously taught Reading at Mulberry Middle School. If you have any questions or have trouble finding a book, Ms. Nattkemper is always willing to help you!
About the MHS Media Center
Who do we serve? Mulberry High School's Media Center serves approximately 1000 students in grades 9-12.
Size of our collection? 11,726 books, 146 Playaways, 491 audiovisuals, 14 magazines, 2 newspapers
What about computers? 31 computers have Internet access and are equipped with Microsoft Office package - Word/Excel/PowerPoint
Who can use computers? In compliance with Polk County School Board policy, ALL students at MHS are allowed to use computers unless their parents have completed and returned an Opt Out form from the PCSB Code of Conduct. All computers are to be used for academic purposes only.
Hours? The Media Center opens daily at 6:50AM. It remains open until 2:30PM Monday through Friday.
Checkout? Students may check out all books at MHS. Three (3) regular books may be checked out at a time for ten (10) days. Reference books may be checked out for overnight use. We use the Follett software DESTINY as a catalog/circulation system. Students may search for books using this system.
Renewals? All items may be renewed unless on hold for another person.
Holds? If a book is checked out, a student may request the book be put on hold for checkout once it becomes available. The student should pick up the book within one week after being notified or the book will be returned to the shelf.
Overdue books? It is the student's responsibility to return books on time. Date due slips are located in the back of the book to serve as a reminder. Students are responsible for returning the book in a timely manner.
Lost books? It is the student's responsibility to notify the Media Center staff and pay for any lost or damaged books.
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