Library

LIBRARY

We welcome students to use the library 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Monday - Friday. Students may use the library before school and during lunch by showing their Student ID Card upon entrance. A pass is required to visit the Library during class. Student ID’s are required to check out materials and use the computers. No food or drinks are allowed in the Library.

LIBRARY BOOKS

  • Students may have up to three (3) books checked out at any one time for two weeks.
  • Books may be renewed for two more weeks.
  • Fines are assessed for all books lost or returned damaged.

TEXTBOOKS/OTHER SCHOOL MATERIALS

  • Students are responsible for the textbooks assigned to them.
  • Students must pay replacement or repair costs for lost, stolen, or damaged books/materials from lockers or elsewhere.
  • Textbooks generally cost between $50 and $100 each.
  • Students are responsible for looking through each of their textbooks for pre-existing damage.
  • During September, students may bring damage issues to the attention of a Library staff member. After this grace period, the student is responsible for any unrecorded damage.
  • When lost books/materials are paid for, but later found and returned in acceptable condition within 12 months of payment, a refund will be mailed to the parent’s last known address.
  • Do not apply tape to any part of the book or use sticky contact covers.
  • The name of the student is to be written in ink inside the front cover of the book.
  • Textbook return is scheduled near the end of the year, typically in late May or early June.

CHROMEBOOKS AND CHARGERS

  • Students new to SDUSD and incoming 6th grade students are issued a Chromebook and charger for academic use at the beginning of the school and are expected to use this device for the duration of Middle School.
  • Students must bring their Chromebook and charger to school each day.
  • There are a limited number of Daily Loaner Chromebooks that students may borrow a Daily Loaner Chromebook up to 5 times per semester without penalty.
  • After borrowing 5 times, each subsequent borrow in the semester will result in the student being assigned a lunch detention. 
  • Chromebooks are issued for academic work. Games, videos and music are not allowed, except as assigned by a teacher.

Chromebook Care

  • Students should keep their Chromebooks free of stickers, markers and other substances.
  • Students should not remove keys from the keypad of their Chromebook.
  • Students should set their backpacks down gently and refrain from closing their lockers forcibly when the Chromebook is inside their backpack.

Loss, Damage, and Replacement

  • Chromebooks and chargers that are lost or damaged due to willful intention or negligence will be charged $100 for Chromebooks and $15 for chargers. Replacement will be issued immediately.
  • Reparations not paid may result in the withholding of grades, diplomas, or transcripts.
  • A voluntary work program may be created if the student or parents/guardians are unable to pay the charges.
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