General Information





The mission of the Magruder High School Media Center is to assist students in answering their own questions so that they can become lifelong learners and productive members of our global society. 


Stephanie Schwinn Media Specialist email 
Peggy Higgins Media Assistant email 
Rose Mach Media Assistant email 
Jim Dudley Media Services Technician (MST) email 
Chris Hagler      Information Technology Systems Specialist (ITSS) email 


Telephone   301-840-4646

Hours of Operation


Monday 7:00 am – 2:10 pm

Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:10 pm

Wednesday* 7:00 am - 3:50 pm

Thursday 7:00 am - 2:10 pm

Friday 7:00 am – 2:10 pm


* when activity busses are running


Resources in the Collection include:

  • Books
  • Periodicals
  • Online Resources - see  Edline – School Library Media Center 
  • Audio cassettes
  • Compact Disc
  • DVDs
  • Videos
  • Computer Workstations
  • Cameras
  • Laptop Computers
  • Copy Machines
  • Laser and Inkjet Printers
  • Scanners

Copying and Printing

Student must pay to make photo copies or print information

Guidelines are listed below:

  • Black and White - first 5 pages free, then 10-cents per page
  • Color copy - 50-cents per page



Students may use the Center from 7:00 am – closing (see hours above).


Procedures for visiting the Center are provided below:

  • A pass is not required from 7:00 am to 7:20 am or during lunch.
  • Students wishing to use the Media Center for study after school must arrive before 2:30 on Wednesdays (when activity busses are running) and stay until 3:50 pm at which time they will receive an activity bus pass.
  • A pass to visit the Center during a class period must be secured from the teacher and it must be written in ink in the student’s agenda book or on an official MCPS pass slip.
  • Availability to visit the Media Center by students is subject to change.


Students are not permitted to:

  • Eat or drink in the Media Center
  • Use cell phones or smart phones
  • Listen to iPods
  • Engage in loud conversation.