Media Center Information

Welcome to the DHS Media Center

Media Specialists:

Beth Sherrer
334 794 1400  ext. 242

Kendall DeLoney
334 794 1400  ext. 279

Mission Statement:

The mission of Dothan High School is to create a community of empowered learners to meet the challenges of a global society.

Media Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday  7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.           Friday   7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Media Center Usage:

Dothan High School's Media Center is available as a resource center to individual students, groups, and classes during the school day.

Students must have a signed pass from a teacher to visit the Media Center during class time.  
The student's name, time, and date must be completed.  Students must also have a current permanent DHS identification card.  Students are expected to use the Media Center and its resources appropriately and effectively.  No food, gum, drinks, or  headphones are permitted in the Media Center.

Resources Available:

Internet Access
Access to over 14,000 books
Books for checkout
Reference books for use inside Media Center
Copying and printing
Computers for school assignments
Access to periodicals for use inside Media Center
Purchasing ID cards
Textbook transactions
Student login help
Chromebook issues
Conducive environment to read, study, or research

Computer Usage:

DHS students must abide by the Dothan City Schools District Acceptable Use Policy.

We have 36 computers available for classroom and individual use.  All students utilizing the computers must have a current DCSnet Agreement on file.  Students have also been assigned a computer login username and password.  This will give students access to all provided programs as well as the ability to save work.  All rules outlined in the DCSnet agreement form, as well as in the Dothan City Schools Code of Conduct, must be followed at all times.  Violation of any of the policies and procedures regarding the use of the computers at school could result in loss of access to the computers.

- 36 computers available in the lab setting
- Students must have a current complete internet agreement form on file to access computers
- Student user names and passwords will be issued one time
- Computers are to be used for school assignments and research only
- Sending and receiving e-mail, playing games (online or otherwise), downloading music, or any activity not supporting school assignments is not allowed.  Surfing is not allowed.
- The following applications are available to students:
Microsoft Word Power Point Excel
    Publisher        OPAC - library search

The use of a Dothan City Schools computer is a privilege not a right.  Please adhere to all DCS and DHS rules.

​Circulation Procedures:

​Books (maximum of 2 per student) may be checked out for a period of 2 weeks.  An overdue charge of .05/day is applied to overdue books.  Students will not be permitted to check out additional items until all books are returned and overdue fines are cleared.

Books may be renewed for as many times as needed.

Books should only be checked out by the student using them.  Students are responsible for paying for any items that are lost or badly damaged.