Our recently renovated Media Center at Windsor Academy was dedicated to Mary McGaughey Pope who was an educator at our school from 1991 to 2001. Mrs. Pope invested in the lives of our students and her memory will live on throughout the halls of our school.
Our Media Center houses thousands of books for our students to read for enjoyment and to reference for educational purpose. Our pre-kindergarten through fourth grade classes have an opportunity to visit the media center weekly for story time. During this time, they listen to a book dealing with a character education trait, participate in activities such as researching monthly topics or writing letters to faculty, and they have an opportunity to check out books for their enjoyment.
At Windsor Academy, our students participate in the Accelerated Reader Program. This program enables our students to better their comprehension skills as they prepare to enter the Middle and Upper school grades.
Book fairs are exciting week long activities that occur in the Media Center. In the fall, our school offers a Family Fun Night, a Grandparents Luncheon, and a Daycare Day that gives our community a chance to get involved in the book fair. Our Spring Book Fair gives our students an opportunity to buy one and get one free. This allows for more summer reading material.
The students, faculty and staff at Windsor Academy are both proud and excited to open the doors of our library to all readers alike. As Dr. Seuss said in I Can Read With My Eyes Shut, “The more that your read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go!”