Mission Statement of the DeKalb County School District The mission of the DeKalb County School District is to form a collaborative effort between home and school that maximizes students’ social and academic potential preparing them to compete in a global society. Mission Statement of Princeton Elementary School The mission of Princeton Elementary School is to provide a rigorous learning environment that promotes extraordinary connections, strengthens collaborative partnerships among all stakeholders, and develops the character of our students empowering them to become productive citizens in a global society. Mission Statement of Princeton Elementary School Media Center The mission of Princeton Elementary School Media Center is to ensure the effectiveness of students’ use of ideas and information. The media center seek to provide a wide range of materials to all stake holders on various levels of difficulty that will foster information literacy, growth in knowledge, and a lifelong love of reading. Objectives The goal of the media specialist is: To teach students how to access, evaluate, and use information. To provide a vast collection of information that addresses the needs of the school. To assist in finding and using educational materials. To provide education on information literacy to students and staff. To provide educational materials that will enhance growth in factual information and literary. To provide a welcoming environment and managed media center. Library Media Center Hours of Operation The Princeton Elementary Media Center is open every school day from 7:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for students. Students are required to come with a media center pass for group checkouts. Staff members may notify the media specialist of needs by phone, email or student messenger.