• Media Center

    Media Center Goals

    • cultivate a love of reading
    • facilitating the effective use of technology
    • provide up-to-date resources that cover the AKS
    • encourage students to be life-long learners
    • teach students to become ethical users of print and electronic resources
    • create a fun-filled, common learning area

    Media Center Expectations

    Checkouts:

    • Kindergarten & 1st Grade - 1 book
    • 2nd-4th Grades - 2 books
    • 5th Grade - 3 books

    Lost Books:
    Lost books are $15 per hardback and $5 per paperback
    **Note-Lost books/fines need to be paid for via MyPaymentsPlus. Replacement books must be purchased through funds generated through MyPaymentsPlus or county-directed funds.

    Behavior:
    Students are expected to follow the T.I.G.E.R. Traits (Trust, Integrity, Growth, Effort, & Trust).
    Students will follow the same expectations that are exhibited in the classroom.

    Parent Volunteers

    Do you remember the Dewey Decimal system? Are you awesome at alphabetizing? Perhaps, you have a love for books? Or maybe you are looking for a way to help out? We are looking for parent volunteers to help out. Sign-up on the online calendar today!

    Readers Rally

    The Gwinnett Readers Rally is a quiz bowl style competition for students and is offered to 4th and 5th grade students at Harbins. Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about those books. Each Gwinnett County school may send up to 10 players to the Readers Rally.

    2019-2020 Harbins' Readers Rally informational packet. The informational packet will have all books listed and dates set for practice. Permission slips for the club will be added next school year.

    Meeting Dates and Times:

    All before school meeting times are on Thursdays from 7:00-7:45am. It is important that students be dropped off promptly at 7am in the front of the school.

    Coaches

    Keith Connor (Media Specialist)
    Melinda Kelly (SLP Teacher)
    Stephanie Parker (Gifted Teacher)

    Book Wishlist

    Any student, teacher, or community member may request a book be ordered for the media center collection by filling out the Google form below. All suggestions will be given consideration by the media committee for addition to the media program.