8-Media Center

Ms. McCarthy

Media Center Elementary and Middle School

“This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad.” ~Psalm 118

Dear Parents and Students –

It’s hard to believe we’re already a few days into the month of May! We are loving the sunshine and warmth every day. Please see the individual class tabs for classroom information and assignments. Have a wonderful week!

– Miss McCarthy


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K-5 Students have library class once each week for 30 min. Below is our schedule.

Please make sure library books are being returned each week as we are now approaching the last few weeks of school.

Due to NWEA testing, students can expect to receive additional support in reading and math during their weekly library time.


Mrs. Wuchterl

Mrs. Ingebrigsten

Mrs. Rodgers

Ms. Justen


Mrs. Wittrock

Miss Kruseman


Mrs. Follese′

Mrs. Paige


5th Grade*

Mrs. Conry

Mrs. Ressler


5th Grade*

“Don’t you think it’s rather nice to think that we’re in a book that God’s writing? If I were writing the book, I might make mistakes. But God knows how to make the story end just right – in the way that’s best for us.”

~E. Nesbit, The Railway Children

Homework: The 6th graders are continuing The Railway Children, by E. Nesbit. Through weekly multiple choice quizzes, students are assessed on both reading comprehension and vocabulary.

What are Chapter Notes?

Students should be taking notes about the characters and events throughout the story. We are trying  an adaptation of Cornell notes as a new method for note taking. The purpose of these chapter notes is to develop critical thinking skills and help students organize the events of the story. Students will be allowed to use these notes on their weekly quizzes and notes will be submitted with quizzes for grading. See below for the note-taking template.

Checklist for Chapter Notes:

  • Vocabulary terms and definitions
  • Introduction of new characters
  • Major events or changes in the story
  • Page numbers

Upcoming Quiz Dates: 

Tuesday, May 9 – Chapters 9 and 10

  • Vocab: 
    • anticipate
    • charity
    • perambulator
    • hasty
    • mignonette
    • nasturtium
    • quarrel
    • drivel

Note Taking Template

Grammar: We have spent a lot of time with our grammar books in the last few weeks studying types of nouns and pronouns as well as diagramming sentences. Students should expect to focus on verbs and adjectives for the remainder of the school year. We will continue diagramming sentences as well.

Lit. & Comp. Schedule

There is no  homework for the 7th grade this week.

Research Composition Schedule

There is no homework for the 8th graders this week.

E-mail: mmccarthy@epiphanymn.org

Phone: 763.754.1750 ext. 357


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