About Us

The Learning Commons is a flexible, learner-centered space where collaboration, inquiry, imagination, and creation expand and deepen learning.

Mission
Our mission is to guide students and staff to be effective and ethical researchers and users of ideas and information. Our program promotes the love of reading and develops 21st century skills.

Vision
We envision a physical and virtual space where all learners discover, create, inquire, and think critically to produce and communicate new knowledge both independently and collaboratively.

Values:

  • Provide quality assistance to students and staff in order to integrate knowledge with resources
  • Provide curriculum-based print and on-line resources that are up-to-date and easily accessible
  • Develop learning strategies and assessments to continuously improve learning
  • Create innovative programs to encourage reading and learning


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long can I check out a book?A. Books are checked out for one week. Can't finish in a week?
Stop by and renew your book. No Problem!

Q. Do you charge fines for overdue books?A. We do not charge fines, but you cannot check out new books until the others are returned or renewed.
Q. Can I go to the Learning Commons throughout the school day?A. You may visit the LC anytime during school hours with permission from your teacher and a written pass.
Q. Is the Learning Commons's Catalog available at home?A. Yes, the page is accessible through the FIND A BOOK link on the left side of the page. You can search for materials, place holds, review books, or use the available databases. Your username is your first initial followed by your whole last name and the last three digits of your student ID number, your password is your whole student ID number.
Q. How do I access the databases from home?A. Check the Home/School section of your Leadership Binder for a list of user names and passwords for each of the available databases.