"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." ~ Confucius

"There are obvious places in which government can narrow the chasm between the haves and the have-nots. One is the public schools, which have been seen as the great leveler, the authentic melting pot." ~Anna Quindlen

"By viewing the old we learn the new." ~Chinese Proverb

"Education costs money, but so does ignorance."~ Sir Claude Moser


English 11 covers all genres of American Literature beginning with Native American folklore and continuing chronologically to contemporary writers and poets, reflecting our nation’s history, values, cultural trends, and politics. In addition to the study of literature, the writing process is an ongoing part of this course of study, covering all major forms of writing.

English 10 is presented in  cultural and thematic formats, using various genres of world literature and focusing on language and literature as reflective of the human experience through the ages. Students will explore the historical and cultural currents and events that have influenced cultural evolution on a worldwide scale. Writing and composition instruction is an ongoing aspect of the coursework, integrated with the instructional units presented. Students will expand writing abilities in all major forms of discourse.