Mission Statement

Mission Statement

MUSD   District- Wide Library-Media Plan Vision Statement

Through changes in library-media service, campus – wide networking of computer technologies, addition of books and new resources, replacement of worn books and resources. The five year plan will increase the ability and desire of all students to reach performance levels for academic and personal success.  The library –media center will support the faculty in their educational mission through cooperative planning and updating of curriculum-related and professional resources.  The curriculum will be supported through programming responsive to the changing needs of students and additions to relevant library material.


LCMS Vision Statement


La Contenta   Middle School shares and supports the Morongo Unified School District ’s library vision.  The vision of the La Contenta Middle School library program is to ensure that students are effective users of ideas and information, enabling them to be literate life-long learners so that each student develops ownership of his or her own learning.


La Contenta Middle School Library will continue to meet the curricular and recreation needs of students by being accessible before, during and after school, providing a safe, well lighted attractive environment with current and appealing books, information and communications technologies (ICT) and media reference materials. Our goals are: student achievement, improved test scores, and life-long tools for personal investigation.


La Contenta Middle School Library will continue to meet the needs of the staff with current materials as articulated in the state curriculum frameworks, content standards and literature lists as well as school and district curriculum guides and adopted instructional materials.  The library will continue to operate on a flexible scheduling calendar.


In support, the LCMS Library will do the following each year:

¨       Encourage each student to read 1 million or more words annually

¨       Encourage each student to have a public library card

¨       Complete the CDE Online School Library Survey

¨       Update the collection and support materials based upon the textbook adoption of that specific year.  The criteria for acquisitions and de-selection of the collection will include the Essential Standards of that subject matter and the topics covered in the textbook

¨       Use the CDE guidelines for Weeding the School Library.

¨       Promote and support the Accelerated Reading progra through the purchase of books and matched tests for students and identifying the shelved books as AR

¨       Help students with their annual research papers, locate information and create a bibliography.  All students and staff will practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology including discussion of the concepts of cut paste, plagiarism and copyright law

¨       Conduct student library orientation through the English Classes and provide new staff members with library orientation at the beginning of each school year

¨       Facilitate the processing and checking out of textbooks to students.

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