- Textbooks, workbooks, and other instructional materials are issued at the beginning of each semester and throughout the semester as requested by teachers.
- Textbooks for year-long classes, such as Mathematics, English, History and Foreign Language are usually issued for the full school year. Textbooks for semester classes are issued at the beginning of each semester and collected at the end of each semester. Class novels and workbooks may be issued and returned during the course of one semester.
Students need to report any and all unmarked damages to the Library staff within one (1) week of checking out materials.
- Students are responsible for the care and preservation of all instructional materials checked out to them. Please read the following rules and responsibilities carefully.
The textbooks checked out to you with your Royal High School ID card are the property of the Simi Valley Unified School District and it is your privilege to use the books while you are a student at Royal High School.
- Only students with a current, valid Royal High School ID card will be issued books. Students will be issued textbooks only for those classes in which they are enrolled. Students are required to return all textbooks at the conclusion of the class, at the direction or request of the teacher and/or Library staff, or if the student leaves Royal High School.
- Textbooks are only checked out with a current, valid Royal High School ID card.
- All textbooks are to be covered with a non-adhesive book cover.
- Students are to protect all textbooks from damage.
- Students are asked not to write, underline or highlight in textbooks, including textbook novels checked out for English classes (use sticky notes).
- If a textbook is lost or damaged in any way, the student will pay all costs before a new textbook is issued.
- All textbooks checked out to the student must be returned in good, usable condition, with the barcode still attached to the book, at the end of the class. A book returned without a barcode will be considered a lost book and the full cost of the book will be billed to the student.
- Students will not be allowed to complete registration for the new school year or have records transferred, etc. until all textbooks and library books are returned and outstanding fines are paid.
- Report cards and transcripts may be withheld if a student owes a fine for overdue or damaged materials.
- Fines for repair or replacement of library or textbook materials are assessed when materials are abused during the time the student was responsible for the materials. Fines are assessed when a book is water or liquid damaged, the binding is damaged, a barcode or picture has been cut from the book, or damage due to ink, highlighter, or writing has occurred inside the book.