Media Center

Ms. Diereshe Collins, Ed.S.
Media Specialist
[email protected] 

Mrs. Julie Walton, Media Clerk
[email protected] 

Welcome to the MAES Media Center Page!

Technology Information:
Welcome to Mason Creek Elementary School! The Douglas County School District is a G-Suite School District with one-to-one technology. This means each child is provided with a device to use for the school year during the school day.
MAES Student Pledge.pdf
Our Vision:

The vision of Mason Creek Elementary Media Center is to be a learning environment that engages our students with tansliteracy, innovation, collaboration, curiosity, adaptability, and critical inquiry.

Our Mission:

The mission of Mason Creek Elementary Media Center is to offer 21st century instruction, space, and programming that develops innovative leaders who create content to share with others.

Our Beliefs:

The Mason Creek Elementary Media Center believes that:
Locating, organizing, analyzing, evaluating, synthesizing, and ethically using information is a crucial piece of being a responsible, digital citizen.
~Reading is a window to the world which can be experienced in a variety of formats for pleasure or growth.
Creating information and story is just as important as consuming information and story.
Access to information and story across multiple platforms is essential to learning.
Technology is a pathway to a global audience.
Persisting through challenges strengthens understanding and confidence.
Reflection and self assessment promote excellence.

Checkout Guidelines:

Library books may be checked out by students for a period of two weeks. They may be renewed if necessary by bringing the book to the media center. There will be no fine for overdue books. Overdue notices will be sent home periodically. Students with excessive overdue books will not be allowed to check-out until books are returned or the student has paid for the lost books.

Kindergarten and 1st Grade:  1 book check-out

2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade:  2 books check-out

Click here for our Library Permission Form

Lost or Damaged Books:

Students are responsible for books checked out in their name. Fines for replacing or repairing a book will be assigned to students who lose or damage their books.

Prices are $15.00 for hardback, $7.00 for paperback.  Students may also choose to purchase a replacement book of the same title from a source of their choosing.  Please email Ms. Collins if you need another alternative for book replacement:  [email protected] .

Programs & Activities

  • Makerspace
  • STEM Activities
  • Renaissance Place (AR)
  • Story time for Kindergarten, 1st Grade & 2nd Grade
  • Information Literacy and Research Skill Lessons for 3rd-5th Grade
  • Book Fairs: (1) Fall; (1) Winter; (1) Spring (TBD)
  • Reader Recognition Each Nine Weeks
  • Club Tome (4th-5th Grade)
  • Spelling Bee    
  • Read Across America Day 
  • Guest Authors/Illustrators/Readers 

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