As the school year comes to and end and summer break begins for most of you, the words of “Uncle” Walt Whitman seem especially appropriate: “This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, […]
This is my fourteenth year at Helena High School,where I teach English III AP Language, Word Clues, Debate, and Speech. In my spare time, I enjoy grading essays, watching the San Diego Padres, and buying more books than I could ever hope to read.
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The final house race of 2016-17 was fiercely contested before being settled on a day of flying eggs, chased freshmyn and sophomores, and lovely poetry. 4. House Shakesharp: 446 3. House Thortoi: 574 2. House Abbey: 607 1. House Marrowdill: 668.5
For AP Lang Each student should read at least five of the essays in The New Kings of Non-Fiction, edited by Ira Glass, ISBN 9781594482670. In addition, each student should read at least one more work from this list of texts. When you return to school in the fall, you should be able to write intelligently […]
The text of Antigone is located here. (http://tinyurl.com/l3ymwv8)
There is no better way to spend a gorgeous weekend than filling out multiple choice question answers and writing three essays. You’ve got that rare opportunity this weekend, when we will have two review sessions to replicate the experience of taking the AP test. Saturday at 9:00 a.m. ESSAY FULL TEST Sunday at 1:30 p.m. […]