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Elementary School Library

The Elementary School Library has an extensive collection of over 8,000 titles that enrich the Elementary curriculum. Books, magazines, periodicals, encyclopedias, and reference books are available for student use. All Elementary classes are scheduled to visit the library each week in order to have the opportunity to check out books, learn to navigate effectively in the library, and develop a life-long love for reading.

Books may be checked out by students for one week. In order to teach responsibility, students who do not return library books in a timely manner will forfeit the privilege of borrowing another book. Until all books have been returned, the teacher and librarian reserve the right to reinstate borrowing privileges. Students will be notified by their librarian and teacher of books that have not been returned in a timely manner. At the end of each marking period, if library books have not been returned, report cards will be withheld. Parents will be notified of missing books through a letter from the Elementary Office prior to the end of the marking period. Lost books must be replaced by the student at the current replacement cost. These policies assist in the availability of library books for all students and in the development of good stewardship.

Parent volunteers are vital in the effective continuation of the library program. We are always in need of volunteers who will assist in the maintenance of our library. Volunteers catalog books, check for lost or overdue books, inform teachers and students of missing books, maintain the stacks neatly and in good order, provide general reference assistance if necessary, and provide general library maintenance. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer in the Elementary Library, please contact the office.

For more information, please refer to the Elementary Library Web site here.

Upper School Library

The upper school library has over 10,000 books, magazines, maps, encyclopedias, audio and video/DVD recordings available for student use. The library subscribes to 35 magazines, and back issues are available for three years. American Heritage and National Geographic are available from the past 50 years.

Classes can schedule time in the library, and students are welcome during their study halls, lunches, and after school until 3:15. Parents are invited to browse our Parent Resource Library and may check out books and tapes on a variety of topics.

Most books may be checked out for a three week period. Students are responsible to return books on time. A fine of 20 cents/day is assessed for late books due to the bookkeeping time involved in dealing with overdue books. Replacement cost must be paid if a book is over three months overdue.

The WCS library has several computers with internet access. Students may use these for school-related projects. There are also several computers with various software useful for research.

All WCS students should obtain a NCC library card.

Library News

  • FINE ARTS FESTIVAL MAY 2016 January 21, 2016 PRESS RELEASE WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ANNOUNCES HOCKESSIN, Del. – Wilmington Christian School today issued a call for local and regional artisans to participate in its first-ever Fine Arts Festival, scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine. The event will be held on Wilmington Christian’s 15-acre campus, located at ...
  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT January 13, 2016 As the planning process continues for the 2016-17 school year, the board and administration of Wilmington Christian School have decided to reschedule Recommitment to Tuesday through Thursday, February 16th, 17th, and 18th. Recommitment packets will be mailed to our families at the end of January. Thanks and blessings to the entire WCS family for your patience and ...
  • DE 87ers Faith & Family Night January 8, 2016 Mark January 30th on your calendars for a night of fun and fellowship! WCS has reserved a block of tickets for the 87ers (76ers minor team) basketball game at the Bob Carpenter Center. The game will be followed by a free Christian concert featuring the LifeHouse Church Band and the Seeds of Greatness Church Praise ...
  • Senior Summer Boot Camp June 8, 2015 August 3-6, 2015 Review & complete the Common Application Complete College Admission Applications Prepare for senior year Write your college essay Finalize your activity resume Take a full length SAT AND More! Boot Camp Registration Form   Note: Individual senior conferences will start in mid-September…parents are welcome!
  • Germany Trip 2016 Information Meeting April 20, 2015 Have you ever wanted to dance where Julie Andrews and the Children danced in “The Sound of Music”?  Have you ever wanted to climb every mountain (or at least one or two)?  Join us as we tour Germany, Austria and Switzerland for 10 days during Spring Break, 2016.  We will visit Crazy King Ludwig II’s ...
  • Math League Invitational April 20, 2015 On Monday, April 13th, Wilmington Christian School sent two teams of students to the Delaware Secondary School Mathematics League High School Invitational Meet in Dover, DE. The 9th grade team, consisting of Tiffany Lu, Greta Baker, Marshall Smith, Andrew Dingwall, and Ryan Albrecht, won 1st place in our region.  Greta, Andrew and Marshall tied for 2nd ...
  • Fruit and Christmas Wreath Sale
    Extended to November 18th
    October 16, 2013 The Annual “Fruit for Fine Arts” fruit and wreath fundraiser sale will run from October 18th until November 18th. For students participating in band or choir, the more you sell, the more your trip will be funded! Anyone not going on the band and choir trip will be entered into a drawing for a $150.00 ...
  • Travel with WCS to Spain Spring Break 2014 July 11, 2013 WCS will be traveling to Spain during spring break 2014. When: April 17-26, 2014 Where: Castilla and Andalusia Cost: $3,140 per student *Adults (age 20 and older) are also welcome to attend the trip.  Adult Cost: $3,505 Visit our tour site at www.eftours.com/1255943SD Questions? Write to dcoen@wilmingtonchristian.org
  • Youth Basketball CampJuly 22-25th July 9, 2013 Back to Basics Basketball Skills Clinic Time To Hoop It Up! “Teaching the Fundamentals of Basketball” July 22, 23, 24 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. On WCS campus Registration Form
  • Senior Summer Boot CampAugust 5th-8th June 6, 2013 Senior Summer Boot Camp August 5th-8th Review the “New Common Application” Complete the common application along with the other college applications Write your college essay Finalize your activity resume Take a full length SAT Summer Boot Camp Registration Form Senior Note: Individual senior conferences will start on September 17th …parents are welcomed!

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