Media Center

  • In a world that is information rich, be information smart!

    The Challenger Elementary Media Program teaches

    students the skills necessary to be effective users

    of information and to enjoy a lifetime of reading.

    This webpage is designed to help all Challenger Rockets

    soar to new heights!


    March, 2020 update:   Click for free online reading resources:

    Our Media Specialist is Mrs. de la Torre


    Click here for Challenger's Media Resources:


    Accelerated Reader Lists, Click Here 

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    Media Center Procedures

    • Take good care of our books.
    • Return books on time.  Books may be checked out for one week and may be renewed two times.
    • K - 1st - 2nd check out one book at a time. 3rd - 4th - 5th check out 2 books at a time.
    • Use CHAMPS level 1 voices.

    Volunteers    Thanks

    If you love to read and helpchildren then volunteering in the Media Center is a wonderful opportunity.  We are looking for dedicated individuals to help with the following areas.

    • shelve books
    • prepare materials
    • assist with book fair
    • repair hurt books
    • assist with inventory

    If you are interested, please contact the Media Specialist.  Before volunteering, you must complete the on-line application at We look forward to hearing from you!

    Book Donation Policy

    We sincerely welcome gifts and donations in the form of materials or monetary funds. All donations are reviewed according to the collection and development policy and must meet the same criteria as all other items. Books not accepted for the collection will be disposed of in a manner determined by the library. The use and disposal will be at the discretion of the LMS in the interest in maintaining an appropriate and balanced collection.
    The donation should meet the following criteria before adding to the collection.

    • The offered items are within the scope of the library’s collection and their use falls within the stated library mission.
    • The library has enough time and resources to process and maintain the offered items.
    • The item does not unnecessarily duplicate materials already held.
    • The item’s condition is acceptable.
    • The library has space to store the donated items.
    • The item is supportive of the school's curriculum or interests of faculty and students and is on an appropriate elementary school academic level.