Media Center


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Open 7:15am to 2:30PM
Media Specialist: Mrs. Marta


The Media Center goal is to provide a quality collection of materials for individual learning and recreational reading accessible and to provide a pleasant atmosphere to study and learn.

  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the library.
  • You must present your student ID to check out library items.
  • A fine of 10 cents per school day is assessed for overdue books. Students are denied checkout privileges when they have overdue materials. There is a charge for damaged, missing or lost items. These materials are to be paid for at the current replacement cost
  • Check out period is three weeks for fiction and general non-fiction books. If at the end of 3 week a book needs to be renewed see Mrs. Marta.
  • Reference books are not to be checked out unless approved.
  • The Internet is available on computers in the Library. A "DHS Acceptable Use Policy" must be signed and on file in the main office. Computer use must be school related as required by the "Acceptable Use Form."

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Dryden Junior/Senior High School Accelerated Reader

School Policy 2016-17

*Students may choose to read a book on the Accelerated Reader list for extra credit.  Books must be approved by the teacher.  Books with movie versions will not be approved; a title may only be read by one student within his or her class period.

*One percent of extra credit on the marking period grade will be earned for each 100 pages read (maximum extra credit per marking period: 10%).  Students must pass the computer test with 80% or higher to earn credit for the pages.

*Accelerated Reader pages are due two weeks prior to the end of the marking period.

*Extra requirements to further comprehension (questions, summary, etc.) may be included at the individual teacher’s discretion.

*Tests will be taken in the library.  Class time may be given to complete tests at the teacher’s discretion; however, students should be prepared to take the test on their own time.

For a list of test available for Accelerated Reader click on the list below. 



000 Generalities

100 Philosophy and Psychology

200 Religion

300 Social Science

400 Language

500 Pure Science

600 Technology

700 Arts

800 Literature

900 Geography and History

92-920 Biography

For a list of books available in the Dryden Jr/Sr High School Library use link below and click on Dryden High School.

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