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Student, teacher discuss hopes for in-person English classes in 2021-2022 school year

Archit Kalra March 26, 2021

With the school district’s recent announcement that students will return to regular in-person instruction in the 2021-2022 school year, both students and teachers have said they are enthusiastic to revisit...

Student, teacher discuss COVID, new course approval process

Archit Kalra March 2, 2021

For sophomore Jordan Seigel, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting hybrid schedule brought some changes to his AP Seminar class. “For virtual days we're just told to read some articles and then write...

Student discusses how new English courses help diversify curriculum

Archit Kalra February 10, 2021

As the fast-approaching 2021-2022 school year brings with it six new English courses for rising juniors and seniors to try, students are discussing some of the ways in which the classes diversify an English...

Student, teacher discuss benefits of innovative English classes

Archit Kalra January 20, 2021

For senior James Zhang, English classes that involve more creativity have always been enjoyable. "I'm taking creative writing this semester, and I feel like it's going to be a good experience because...

Students react to new curriculum changes in English department

Students react to new curriculum changes in English department

Archit Kalra November 18, 2020

The English department’s new course offerings for juniors and seniors next year have been appealing to many students. As per department chairperson Kim Walker, the new courses were created to have more...

The school board has approved the English department’s proposed new courses for the 2021-2022 school year, as per English department chairperson Kimberly Walker. Some of the new courses include Ethnic Literature and Themes in Literature: Heroes and Villains.

School board approves English department’s proposed new courses for next year

Archit Kalra October 28, 2020

The English department’s proposed new courses for the 2021-2022 school year were approved on Monday by the school board, as per English department chairperson Kimberly Walker. According to Walker, the...

The school board will review and consider the English Department’s proposed changes to the curriculum for the 2021-2022 school year, as per English Department chair Kimberly Walker. Walker said she could not reveal specific details regarding the plans, but did say they involve scheduling and course changes.

English Department’s proposed curriculum changes for 2021-2022 school year now pending school board approval

Archit Kalra October 8, 2020

The school board will now consider the English Department’s proposed changes to the curriculum covered in various classes for next year, as per Kimberly Walker, the English Department chair. “The...

The English Department will make changes to the curriculum to better address the issues virtual learning poses, such as limited contact with teachers, according to English teacher Christine Ellis. Ellis said she will work with other teachers in the department to include portions of the curriculum that they feel will best prepare students for future classes.

English Department to modify curriculum due to new situations posed by virtual, hybrid learning environments

Archit Kalra September 16, 2020

English teachers will collaborate to modify the curriculum covered in each class this year, as per English teacher Christine Ellis. “The new school policies have made it more difficult to form relationships...

Allison Malloy, honors English 10 teacher, submits final grades for her classes during SRT. Malloy said the implementation of the new English curriculum and the Common Core Standards has been difficult to manage. VICTOR XU / PHOTO

English department adjusts to curriculum changes in second quarter

Beats October 22, 2012

The English department is looking to make several adjustments to its freshman, sophomore and junior classes, which finished their first quarters on Oct. 12 under a new curriculum. English teachers have...

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