- (406) 461- 8651 (home)
- (406) 324-2262 (school, worst option)
- firstname.lastname@example.org (best option)
- @mrpogreba (Twitter)
- Parents are welcome to visit at any time. Just check in to make sure we are doing something interesting and check in at the office.
- Remind Text Messages
- Books: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer (maybe), The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
- Other Units of Study: Classical Persuasion, Logical Fallacies Propaganda Education Reform, Satire, Race in America, Wilderness, Politics and Protest, AP Test Prep/Weeks of Doom, Death of a Salesman
- General Expectations
- One paper (either new or revision) each week, with new essays typically due Sunday at 12 p.m. via Google Drive.
- A vocabulary quiz each Friday
- Research Paper on Education Reform (November-December)
- Three Weeks of Doom
- Typically, intense, close readings of 8-12 pages a night. Longer assignments of 20-30 pages/night when we read fiction.
- No Red Ink grammar instruction
- AP Exam: $94, May 15
- Units of Study: Conspiracy and the American Mind, Student-Selected Unit 2, Student-Selected Unit 3
- Major Assignments: Individual Research Report, Team Multimedia Presentation, Individual Written Argument, Individual Multimedia Presentation, End of Course Exam
- Limited Direct Instruction Second Semester
- AP Exam: The process begins in February, with students completing work through the end of April. There is also a test date on May 7. The test costs $142.
- Philosophy and Current Events: Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Economic Philosophy, Gender, Justice, Existentialism
- Speech and Debate: Issue Debates, Mock Congress, Model United Nations, Elevator Pitches, Impromptu Speeches, Interpretation of Literature, Team Debates
Honors English II
- Major Works: Homegoing, Fools Crow, Anthony & Cleopatra, To Kill a Mockingbird, Outliers, 12 Angry Men, The Underground Railroad, Things Fall Apart, Letter from a Birmingham Jail
- Other Units of Study: Latin Roots and No Red Ink
- General Expectations
- 4-5 pieces of writing each quarter, revisable until the student is satisfied with his/her grade
- A vocabulary quiz (Latin Roots first three quarters) each Friday
- Typically 20-30 pages of reading over 2 nights, depending on the complexity of the text.