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New teachers: Seth Johnson, english

English teacher Seth Johnson did not always know that he would find his passion in teaching kids how to write an article or helping them study the words of Christopher McCandless. Growing up, Johnson had two things in mind that he wanted to be. The first was a surgeon, so …

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Day 157 Great Gatsby

English students watch The Great Gatsby during class. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Contributing to a classic

It’s 1957. An aspiring female author with boy-cut brown hair leans across a desk and offers a well-worked manuscript to Tay Hohoff, an editor at LB Lippencott. The editor fans through the manuscript’s crisp pages, digesting a story about a young woman named Scout. It’s a story about right and …

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Day 118 Graphic Novel

English students read Hamlet in graphic novel form to help understand plot. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 111 Senior Term Papers

AP students hand in their senior term papers after weeks of hard work. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 107 Quill Pen

Janet Johnson’s english classes spend a special day in the library writing with a quill pen. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 100 Senior Term Paper

Seniors make notecards for their term paper. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 93 Book to Movie Adaptations

The librarians set up a display showing recent and upcoming book to movie adaptations. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 88 Notecards

Seniors make notecards to gather information for their term paper. Photo by Maddie Binning.    

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Day 63 Graded Discussion

AP Literature students form a circle in preparation for their graded discussion. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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