The English Department

Welcome to the English Department of Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology

"Read. Everything you can get your hands on. Read until words become your friends. Then when you need to find one, they will jump into your mind, waving their hands for you to pick them. And you can select whichever you like, just like a captain choosing a stickball team." —Karen Witemeyer

Course Sequence for College Prep English:

  • 9th = English I
  • 10th= English II
  • 11th= English III (American Lit)
  • 12th= English IV (British Lit)

Course Sequence for Honor English:

  • 8th = English I
  • 9th = English II
  • 10th= English III (British Lit)
  • 11th= English IV (American Lit)
  • 12th= Advanced Placement English Language and Composition OR Dual Credit English 101/102


  • Drama I and II
  • Mythology
  • Speech
  • Teacher Cadet
  • Yearbook