Poolesville Elementary Media Center

Mission Statement-   

The PES Media Center program provides access to all students and staff to investigate information and ideas and to behave responsibly in presenting and sharing information. Our program promotes access to information in print and electronic sources. The information literacy skills are integrated with the curriculum and the love of reading is encouraged at all learning levels.


Media Center Staff and IMC Hours : 8:35- 9:00 for Open Checkout to students. After 9:00 with a pass or visiting with your class. We close at 3:25 unless arrangements have been made ahead of time with students who have a note the day ahead of time.

Media Staff 2017

Click here to see our Online Catalog called Destiny!

Students can simply search the catalog or login using their student 6 digit identification number and password ( The password is 2 small words put together for Gr.3-5. The password is the last 4 digits of the username for K-2 students.)

 Logging in lets them see what they have checked out and using Quest, they can see our newest books, what is popular, and make a wishlist for future reading.

Checkout Procedures- 2017-2018

Every Class has a weekly book exchange day and time. They can also come before school after 8:35 or during class with a pass.



Days in the IMC

Materials allowed

Due Dates

Kindergarten Tues.( Casey) or Thursday 1 material each week 1 week
1st Grade Wed.(Sholtis) Fri. ( Norris/Moser) 2 materials  1 week
2nd Grade Tuesdays 2 materials each week 1 week
3rd Grade Mondays 2 materials each week 2 weeks
4th Grade Wednesday 2 materials each week 2 weeks
5th Grade     Friday 2 materials each week 2 weeks



Students- Click on this link to use our free Online Websites for pleasure reading and research from school or home. Be ready to use your Google login and password if you are at home. Click Here! ( Change view to 50%)

Have a book read to a child


 Tumble Books

1. Click Tumble Books to use at home or at school!


2. Bookflix- MCPL card number and year of birth required to enter here


3. One More Story- In school only

4.Storyline- Famous actors read books


Grade Level Projects- Web 2.0



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MD animal and insect inquiry

Museum Inquiry

Grade 1


Our Culture Adventure Inquiry

Young Geographers Inquiry

Sharing Our Earth Inquiry

Grade 2

Nutrition Inquiry

Humans and Technology Inquiry

Change Inquiry

I am a Poet;Effort Driven Accomplishments Inquiry

Grade 3

Making a change 

Technology Inquiry  


2.Home Conveniences

3. Transportation

4. Education


      Realistic Fiction Picture Book Collaborative Project

  Issues Inquiry

Grade 4

Historical Fiction Inquiry

Poolesville Economics Inquiry

Media Messages Inquiry

Perspectives in Social Studies and Science Inquiry

Grade 5

 Energy Inquiry

Historical Movements in the U.S. 

Narrative Writing Inquiry

Careers: Present and Future Inquiry







Teacher Area

Plagairism website



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