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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

  • Wilmington Christian School Welcomes the Homeschool Community! November 1, 2017 Wilmington Christian School is pleased to offer classes for homeschool students from elementary through high school. Elementary students may participate in weekly classes in art and Spanish, while middle and high school students may choose from our full course offerings. Students also have the opportunities to participate in leadership, community service, and co-curricular activities. Please contact ...
  • Kingdom Kids October 13, 2017 Do you have little ones aged 2-4? If so, join us for our free Kingdom Kids “Mommy & Me” program! We meet on various Tuesdays throughout the winter months for story time, songs, music and movement, a craft, coffee and snacks, and playtime. Check out the dates on the schedule below, and then reserve your place by ...
  • Funrun.com September 29, 2017 Register your student on funrun.com. To log in pledges, please register your student on funrun.com, simply by searching for “Wilmington Christian”. Students receive a FREE GIFT just by having their parent or guardian register them on funrun.com. Reach out to sponsors. You can use social media in the pledging process and even create custom videos—all of this ...
  • Homecoming Schedule September 29, 2017 WCS HOMECOMING SCHEDULE 2017 Tuesday, October 10th WCS Spirit Wear Day, WCS clothing Pep Rally, 1:15-2:00pm (5th-12th) Friday, October 13th Wear Homecoming T-Shirt & Jeans WCS Warrior Games 4:00pm Varsity Field Hockey vs St. Georges @ Hockessin Montessori 5:00pm Varsity Volleyball vs DE Academy of Public Safety and Security 5:20pm JV Field Hockey vs St. Georges @ Hockessin Montessori Saturday, October 14th WCS Warrior Game 2:00pm WCS ...
  • WCS 2017 Homecoming Tee Shirt Order Form September 29, 2017 Homecoming Tee Shirt Order Form
  • Health Kits for Hurricane Victims September 29, 2017 Health Kits
  • Senior Summer Boot Camp July 19, 2017 August 15-17, 2017 10:00am-12:00pm 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! Summer College Boot Camp Registration Questions? Contact Mrs. Lynae Spratley, high school guidance counselor at lspratley@wilmingtonchristian.org or (302)239-2121 x3431 Note: Individual senior conferences will start in mid-September…parents are welcome!
  • Employment Opportunities June 15, 2017 Current Openings Extended Day Employment Wilmington Christian School is seeking an Extended Care Worker for our after-school program.  Candidates should enjoy working with students in PreK 2 through 8th grade.  Personnel will be expected to perform numerous activities including, but not limited to, outdoor supervision (in all weather), monitoring snack time, and assisting with homework.  Interaction with ...
  • WCS Welcomes New Headmaster! May 9, 2017 Headmaster Info Packet
  • The Third Annual Dinner Auction 2017 April 24, 2017 The Third Annual Dinner auction was held on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Auctioneer John McMurry and assistant Steve Stephens hosted an entertaining live auction.  A variety of items provided by local businesses and our WCS families filled the silent auction tables. Treasures from spa visits, jewelry, paintings, event tickets, wreaths, and flower arrangements were just some ...

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