Library Media Center
Welcome to the SHS library web page. Our library collection has over 27,000 books, ebooks, and materials. We offer a wide variety of magazines and subscribe to the state and local newspapers. Chromebooks will be a new addition this year as part of the Sumter School District 1:Global initiative. You will find research is made easy through several of our online subscriptions such as DISCUS and Questia. We offer 27 computer stations for student use downstairs in the library media center and 50 computers upstairs in the technology center. Student and curriculum support for classrooms, as well as programs such as AVID, AP and IB, are a primary function of the library media center. We are fully staffed with knowledgeable personnel who can answer any of your questions. We are located in the center of A, B, C, and D Halls.
Ronda H. Speed, MLIS
Mrs. Speed has been the media specialist at Sumter High for the past two years but she has been a part of the Sumter School District family for over 17 years. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where she earned her Master’s in Library Science. Mrs. Speed also taught 4th grade for several years before becoming a school media specialist. Mrs. Speed and her family have been a part of the Sumter Community since 1992.
AASL 21st Century Standards
All 9th graders will need their Chromebooks for their classes and various testing such as, End of Course Testing. Please make sure they are full charged each morning. If you have not purchased your Chromebook you still have time. Bring your application and your $20.00 fee to the library.