Language Arts/English

The English Department offers a variety of courses to meet the needs of all students:  Advanced Placement and Honors courses, College Preparatory courses, Applied Communications courses for Tech Prep students, Reading/Writing Workshops for students in need of remediation, and a full complement of elective courses open to all students.  The department also provides an Individualized Program for students identified as needing additional instruction and practice, and a Writing Lab is maintained to assist students with the completion of coursework.  The department also provides services for English Language Learners through our English as a Second Language (ESL) Program.


Toward the successful completion of course requirements, students will perform research tasks, read and comprehend a variety of texts, solve problems and make decisions, write for a variety of purposes, analyze and make critical judgments, exchange information orally and develop listening skills, and produce and publish work.