Students visit the media center on a flexible schedule. Therefore, students utilize the media center as needed with permission from a teacher.
Mission Statement: The mission of Northside's Media Program is to serve the school community with excellence by promoting an understanding and a love for literature. In addition, the program provides learning opportunities which encourage independent access, evaluation, and utilization of information from a variety of resources including print, multimedia and telecommunications.
Goals: The Northside Media Program will...
~aid students in acquiring information literacy skills that will empower intellectual, academic, and personal growth.
~provide access to information, resources and materials that support the curriculum.
~employ instructional practices that have an impact on student achievement.
~support the staff by providing collaborative planning, co-teaching, and co-assessment tools.
~provide an environment where students and staff feel comfortable seeking out information related to their academic needs or personal interests.
~provide the resources and personal assistance needed for students and teachers to locate, evaluate and apply information.