English II

English II, a course required of all sophomores, broadens the students’ literary backgrounds and devotes time to strengthening their reading, writing, and speaking skills.  Students read s
hort stories, poetry, novels, dramas, and nonfiction pieces.
Students also work on vocabulary development and PSAT/ACT strategies and concepts.

Advanced Composition

Advanced Composition, an elective course, prepares students for college-level writing.  Students write essays on a variety of topics, study models of good writing, and work on critical reading skills and vocabulary development.  Students also practice essay exam writing in preparation for the ACT, SAT, A. P. tests, and general college work.