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Library Media Center

  • Create 21st Century learners who create, collaborate and communicate.
  • Eliminate the digital divide.
  • Use digital tools for academic and personal learning.
  • Personalize learning for all students centered around  their individual needs and goals.
  • Support students in becoming good digital citizens.

Media Center Hours and Rules

    • Media Center Hours: Monday – Friday 7:15 to 3:15 

  • No food or drink allowed.
  • Use the Media Center as a quiet study area.
  • Please seat no more than four students at each table.
  • Please be respectful of others.

Using the Media Center during classroom hours

  • Freshman and Sophomores using the Media Center during study hall must have a pass from a teacher. They must sign in and leave their pass at the desk.
  • Juniors and Seniors must have a pass they arrive at the Media Center after the tardy bell.
  • Students may obtain 10-minute passes from study hall teachers to come to the Media Center to check out a media item, use a printer or conduct other brief business.

Other important notes

    • You must use your Student ID card to check out media items.
    • If you lose or damage a media item, you will be charged a fine equal to the replacement cost of the item.
    • Student ID cards are made in the Media Center.



 AHS Media Center Resources 

Ames Public Library

Hartland AEA 

Iowa State University Library 

 Media Center Staff

  Christy Ficek
Media Technologist
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


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