Department Goals:

* 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 DonovanEnglish 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 WoodheadDirector of Debate – Joined faculty in 2013- teaches
Debate I-IV

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.