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2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Don has read 14 books toward his goal of 75 books.
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“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.”

Joseph Conrad

“Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.”

Richard Yates

“We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try.”

Louise Erdrich
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Discussion Group The Wednesday Night Discussion Group has been meeting at Fireside Coffee since the 2003-2004 school year and features a unique discussion each week about politics, art, culture, science, and more. If you’re interested in a lively conversation in a great atmosphere, feel free to join us at 7:30 each Wednesday. 2011-12 School Year 01 […]

The complete set of notes for the classical foundations unit is located in the class downloads section. Please consider printing only the material that is essential, as there are a lot of pages here.

Your Laughter by Pablo Neruda Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter. Do not take away the rose, the lance flower that you pluck, the water that suddenly bursts forth in joy, the sudden wave of silver born in you. My struggle is […]

Course Information AP English IV AP English IV is a college-prep course that is focused on an intensive study of literature and writing. Syllabus Notes and Assignments Reading List Literapedia Essay Dropbox Literary Terms Vocabulary Essay Prompts Test Review (Spring) Discussion Forum Creative Writing Creative Writing is an English elective. Students will write creatively in […]

Classic Considerations Classical Foundations The Epic of Gilgamesh Egyptian Book of the Dead The Koran (Al-Qur’an) Ramayana The Iliad;or Odyssey by Homer Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus The Prose Edda by Snurri Sturlson Oedipus the King by Sophocles Orestes or Medea by Euripides Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Metamorphoses by Ovid   Dante to Faust […]