Welcome to the Media Center

  • Welcome to the Creekside Media Center!

    With over 21,000 items in our collection, the Creekside Media Center offers students a wealth of information through books and technology.  Through Media Center programming, students learn digital literacy, information literacy, and language arts skills.  

    Book fairs, author visits, family events, and special programs are all designed to foster a lifelong love of learning for our students.  Some events and programs offered through the Media Center include Battle of the Books, Bedtime Story Hour, Barnes & Noble School Spirit Night, Hour of Code, and the School Spelling Bee.  

    Please use the links to the left to navigate our site.  Contact Creekside Media Coordinator Katie Richardson at richark@pitt.k12.nc.us for any questions or concerns.

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About the Staff

  • Creekside Media Coordinator Katie Richardson joined the Creekside staff this year. She has been a Media Coordinator fourteen years and also taught 2nd, 3rd and 5th grades. She is also a National Board Certified Teacher in Library Media in addition to maintaning her K-6 Elementary Education teaching licensure. She is currently a member of the District Media and Technology Advisory Council as well as the Superintendent's Advisory Council. She has a special interest in blending literacy and STEM activities to create design thinking experiences for her Ki-2 classes.  Katie is originally from Alexandria, Virgina but has lived in North Carlolina since she graduated college. She has been married to Staton for fifteen years and they share their life with their sweet dog, Ruby. Katie attended East Carolina University and UNC. She loves the NY Yankees, family visits, gardening, going on adventures, music, kayaking and reading. 

    Creekside Media Assistant Michelle Mabery is in her eleventh year as a teacher assistant at Creekside. Not only does she work in the Media Center, but she is also an assistant for 1st grade. She has also been an assistant at Ridgewood and is famous for her bus-driving skills!  Ms. Mabery completed her Bachelor degree in Human Environmental Studies at Southeast Missouri State University. She is from Missouri and loves the St. Louis Cardinals!  She has two awesome children - Kesley, a sophomore at Pitt Community College, and Ryan, a senior at South Central High School. Her interests outside of school include loving her cat, Willow, shopping, and reading (of course)!