Christian Thoms-Warzecha is an alumni of Mary of Lourdes and graduated with his degree in Communication Arts and Literature Education from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2021.
After substitute teaching for a year in Little Falls, he has returned to Mary of Lourdes to teach Language Arts.
In his free time Christian is an actor and enjoys performing in local theater productions.
Mrs. Lori Hintz
Lori Hintz is currently on a leave of absence from MOLMS.
She is an honors graduate of Trinity Bible College in North Dakota with a degree in education and also in Theology & Biblical Studies. She lives on a farm that has been in her family for well over 100 years. Mrs. Hintz has 11 children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys nature & animals, reading, games, baking, traveling, museums, art & crafts, movies, and much more.
Middle School Language Arts education covers the skills involving reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing. Individual classes focus on reading comprehension and fluency, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, writing processes, speech, poetry, and research. Each grade level reviews previous learning and builds upon that learning to further develop and become proficient readers, purposeful writers, critical thinkers, and effective communicators. A variety of texts are used including fiction and non-fiction novels, short stories, poetry, and vocabulary workshop books.
Some of the books used include:
Sadlier Vocabulary A, Where the Red Fern Grows, The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe,BFG, Brian's Winter, Number the Stars, and more.
Sadlier Vocabulary B, True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Across 5 Aprils, My Brother Sam is Dead, The Wave, Four Miles to Pinecone, and more.
Sadlier Vocabulary C, Hangman's Curse, Innocent Heroes, Fahrenheit 451, Trapped in Hitler's Hell, Touching Spirit Bear, Heaven is For Real, and more.