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English Department Chair

Donna Weller

Online Textbooks

To access your online textbook go to

 https://my.hrw.com/ 

and enter the username and password provided by your teacher.

Departmental Goal

A big project being conducted in not only YVHS, but all schools in our district is the challenge of making all teachers, students, and parents aware of the new curriculum which is Common Core.

Teacher Websites

Drake, Elizabeth
Teacher
Nicholson, Jacqueline
Teacher
Nicholson, Trent
Teacher
Ruggiero, James
Teacher
Weller, Donna
English Teacher
White, Suzette
Teacher
English

English Locker

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

Core Novels

To Kill a Mocking Bird Romeo and Juliet Night Julius Caesar The Crucible Of Mice and Men Frankenstein Taming of the Shrew To Kill a Mocking Bird Romeo and Juliet Night Julius Caesar The Crucible Of Mice and Men Frankenstein Taming of the Shrew Julius Caesar
Status area

ESLRs (Expected School-wide Learning Results)

ESLR #1

Establish and accomplish realistic and challenging career, educational, and personal goals.

ESLR #2

Communicate effectively utilizing oral, written, and technological skills.

ESLR #3

Using critical thinking skills, demonstrate the ability to complete and solve simple and complex problems.

ESLR #4

Work as a self-supporting, functioning, and productive citizen within a multi-cultural society.

Email Contact

Steve Brown 

11th/12th AP & 12th CP English

Elizabeth Drake

12th Grade English

Trent Nicholson

10th Honors & CP English

Jacqueline Nicholson

9th Grade English & ELD 2

James Ruggiero

9th Grade English, AVID, & ELD 1

Jamie Scharns

10th Grade English

Donna Weller

11th Grade English

Suzette White

9th Honors & CP English

New Teacher!

 

Jacqueline Nicholson

-Favorite quote: “Excellence, is not an act, but a habit” – Aristotle‚Äč

-Experience: Five years of experience teaching English language development / Special training in Common Core

-Married to: Dr. Trent Nicholson

-Has two children: a five year old boy and a two year old girl

-Fun Facts: loves coffee and flowers. Birthday is March 20th (and she doesn’t mind presents). Her favorite holiday is a tie between Christmas and Thanksgiving.