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Welcome to Fifth Grade! 

k.doersam@mwschool.org         a.kugler@mwschool.org     

  j.turner@mwschool.org         l.trusler@mwschool.org



Click on the Staff link to e-mail each teacher or use the other links at the right to view grade level information.

Exhibition Video by Ms. Delafield 


Clockwise: Ashley Gutierrez, Jeff Zollner, Jenny Turner, Leigh Trusler, Aaron Kugler, Kelli Doersam



  • COOPERATION: "Union gives strength." Aesop
  • CONFIDENCE: "Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent." Eleanor Roosevelt
  • COMMITMENT: "Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way." Barack Obama
  • APPRECIATION: "We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have." Fredrick Keonig
  • CREATIVITY: "Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun." Mary Lou Cook
  • CURIOSITY: "Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you; you must acquire it!" Sudie Back
  • EMPATHY: "If there is any one secret to success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle as well as your own." Henry Ford
  • ENTHUSIASM: "Enthusiasm is contagious. Be a carrier." Susan Rabin
  • INDEPENDENCE: "The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence." Denis Waitley
  • INTEGRITY: "Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do." Don Galer
  • RESPECT: "If you’re respectful by habit, constantly honoring the worthy, four things increase: long life, beauty, happiness, strength." Buddha
  • TOLERANCE: "Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more than they expect." Scott Hamilton