Our Mission


The New Canaan High School Writing Center, located in room 214, was created to help students achieve their academic goals for any assignment that involves writing, reading or research. The Center is staffed each period every day by a team of English and Social Studies teachers. The Writing Center focuses primarily on:

  • providing one-on-one writing conferences for students in all grades
  • providing sophomores with reading and writing strategies that will help them meet graduation standards
  • assisting seniors with college application essays¬†
  • assisting¬†sophomores and juniors with research-based reading and writing projects
  • improving writing and reading performance on benchmark assessments through programmed activities in Social Studies and English classes