Teachers

  • Carla Boudreaux
    Literature and Composition 12
    12th Grade English Teacher

    Spencer Brown
    World Literature
    11th Grade English Teacher

    Christopher Brune
    American Literature
    10th Grade English Teacher
    IB Film

    Wardrickes Buck
    American Literature
    10th Grade English Teacher

    Shelby Coffin
    IB Language and Literature (Year 2)
    Literature and Composition 9
    9th and 12th Grade English Teacher

    Courtney Fetters
    American Literature
    10th Grade English Teacher

    Lena Hamilton
    American Literature 
    Literature and Composition 9
    9th & 10th Grade English Teacher

    Brandie Ivester
    World Literature
    11th Grade English Teacher

    Erika Leach
    IB Language and Literature (Year 1)
    11th Grade English Teacher
    Classroom Website

    Liz Lockridge
    American Literature
    Study Skills
    10th Grade English Teacher

    Debra Lydon
    American Literature
    10th Grade English Teacher

    Beth McMahon
    Literature and Composition 9
    AP Language and Composition
    9th and 12th Grade English Teacher

    Ashley Payne
    Literature and Composition 9
    IB Language and Literature (Year 2)
    9th and 12th Grade English Teacher

    Nora Poling
    American Literature
    Literature and Composition 9 & 12
    World Literature
    9th-12th Grade English Teacher

    Blair Rostolsky
    Literature and Composition 9
    9th Grade English Teacher

    Ayoka Shakir
    Literature and Composition 9
    IB Language and Literature (Year 2)
    9th & 12th Grade English Teacher

    Alan Singer
    World Literature
    11th Grade English Teacher

    Katrina M. Walker
    Literature and Composition 9
    IB Language and Literature (Year 2)
    9th & 12th Grade English Teacher

    Susie Weetman
    American Literature Teacher
    AP Language and Composition
    10th & 12th Grade English Teacher

    Frances Wilson
    IB Language and Literature (Year 1)
    Creative Writing Teacher
    11th Grade English Teacher

English Overview

  • English Department Mission Statement

    The English department’s mission is to support and empower students with the skills, knowledge, and values necessary to meet the literacy challenges of the future.

    We strive to help students to develop:

    *Critical literacy
    *Informed citizenship
    *Written mastery

    that will enhance their future success in life.

  • Lit Magazine

    Ms. Wilson's Creative Writing students created the 2023 Literary Magazine. The magazine is over 130 pages and is our largest issue to date. A BIG THANKS to the entire DHS English Department for promoting the magazine in your classes. This year we had 85 students contribute to the magazine through their writing, artwork, and through the production process.