* To promote knowledge, understanding, and appreciation for the written word
* To foster creative and critical thinking
* To engage all students in a supportive, stimulating, and challenging intellectual environment
Meet the Department:
Ms. Janet Donovan – English Department Chair and Amused Advisor – Joined faculty in 1990 – teaches AP Literature & Composition, Creative Writing, and Expository Writing
Mrs. Mary FitzGerald – Joined faculty in 1993, teaches Literature & Composition, Modern Literature and Honors British Literature
Mrs. Elaine Bultman – Joined faculty in 2006 – teaches American Literature and British Literature
Mr. Tom Woodhead – Director of Debate – Joined faculty in 2013- teaches
Mr. Timothy Corrigan – Joined faculty in 2015 – teaches Literature & Composition, American Literature, and Journalism
Are Debate classes semester- or year-long?
All levels of Debate are year-long courses.
Will students in Debate 1 be able to participate in competitions on the weekend?
Yes, on select weekends.
Are there requirements for admission into the Debate 1 class?
Who is eligible to take Journalism?
Sophomores, juniors and seniors.
What are the prerequisites for AP and Honors classes?
For Honors British Literature – 2nd Semester Grade of A in English 10; for AP Literature & Composition – 2nd Semester Grade of B or better in Honors English 11 or Grade of A in English 11.