1. F i r s t Q u a r t er , F Y 1 4
A u g u s t - O c t ob e r , 2 0 1 3
C LARKSBURG M EDIA C ENTER
Media Specialist Roles:
Meet Our New Media
Assistant, Martha Mossberg
Support the CHS Book Club!
The CHS Book Club is selling $4 reusable grocery
bags to help fund its club activities. Show your
school spirit by sporting these practical bags while
you shop at local stores! You can order your bag
by contacting the Media staff at 301-444-3542 or
ask your child to pick one up in the Media Center.
Makes a great holiday gift!
CHS had more Black-eyed Susan votes last year than any
other high school in MCPS!
Please congratulate our students for being the best high
school readers in the county!
Reading increases SAT scores.
Hello CHS staff! My name is Martha Mossberg and I have been a media assistant for 21
years. I have worked at Washington Grove ES,
Twinbrook ES and at Clearspring ES. I am
looking forward to the high school experience!
I have two daughters, both teachers with
MCPS. I also have 2 grandchildren and I’m
excitedly awaiting the arrival of my 3rd grandchild.
Did you know? During this quarter:
WHERE CHS LEARNS:
 Veronica Ward trained individual teachers on LanSchool
Instructional focuses for this quarter:
 Superintendent Josh Starr met with PTSA
Media Center Orientation All English 9 classes
 Ms. Boots Quimby, Ph.D, of the Integrated Life
 Martha Mossberg created
amazing book displays for
our Media Center. Stop by
frequently to see our rotating
 Paul Ormsby redesigned the
CCNN Show format and produced a parenting video for
high school students
WHERE CHS MEETS:
Sciences Program at UMD, met with Science
National Honors students and APPS students
Noodletools, Discovery Education and
All US History
 21 faculty PLC meetings
 1 College Essay writing workshop
 5 CHS Book Club meetings
 Pam Scott attended the AASL
Conference in Hartford and
met many YA authors
 2664 materials circulated to faculty and
 390 materials were added to
 Veronica Ward and Martha Mossberg
 Small groups used the Media
Center almost daily for instruction or assessment
students for research, viewing, and pleasure reading
introduced the Black-Eyed Susan reading
incentive program to all ninth graders
 The CHS Book Club read King Peggy and
Individual student usage during the
First Quarter = 16,172 visits!