Media Center

Welcome! We hope that you and your family are well.

Mission: The DHS School media center's mission is to foster and encourage lifelong learning and a culture of literacy in a collaborative community, and to provide a variety of diverse materials in different formats and viewpoints, both supporting the curriculum as well as individual growth. 

Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: 240-207-2230

MCPS Student accounts and access, start here.

Students and Parents, need TECH help? Email communitytechsupport@mcpsmd.org 

To access YouTube have a parent or guardian fill out this form. 

Visit our myMCPS virtual media center site for all the online databases with logins, book recommendatons, and much more. Make sure you are logged into your school Google account to view full content.

Be sure to visit our online catalog, Destiny Discover. The catalog is where you can check out ebooks and audiobooks, as well as place books on hold.

Another source for ebooks and audio books is Sora. Go to the Sora app and click on Montgomery County Public Schools, find Damascus High School, then sign in with your IDnumber@mcpsmd.org and password and start listening or reading. It's that simple! 

Sora picLike audio books or ebooks?

Teen Book Cloud offers access to ebooks and audio books without having to put anything on hold! Also no login is required. Check it out!

 

Media Center Staff
Ms. Ward

Media Specialist, Ms. Ward
Catherine_E_Ward@mcpsmd.org

Media Assistant, Mrs. Wiacek
Kathleen_A_Wiacek@mcpsmd.org

Mr. Andre Graham

Media Services Technician, Mr. Graham
Andre_T_Graham@mcpsmd.org

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

IMPORTANT: please make sure you are using CHROME, or a browser other than Internet Edge (IE) to view the resources as many of the following links will not open in IE. If you're at school, simply click on the links below.

You will need the usernames and passwords which can be accessed here via your school google account: DHS Online Resource Usernames and Passwords

 

Montgomery County Public Libraries

  • Resources for Teens: Whether it is getting ready for college, looking for volunteer opportunities, writer's clubs or more, our Teen Page is there for you.

  • Online Resources such as:
    Driving-Tests.org, which includes the manual and simulated tests
    Peterson's Testing and Career Prep for Practice SAT, ACT, AP, and more
    LearningExpress Library with nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books

  • Brainfuse's HelpNow is a unique tutoring and study suite designed for patrons of all ages. ​With on-demand one-to-one online homework help, students can draw or type their questions into an online classroom and receive live homework assistance from a Brainfuse tutor.
  • With our Wireless Printing & Prints-to-Go services you can send print jobs to our printer, right from your own device.​ 

  • Stay connected on the go, with MCPL's social media services and our Shout Out blog!