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Overview

The Language Arts Department focuses on developing effective communicators and perceptive readers. The Faculty strive to help students build the communication skills necessary to succeed in a global community by offering a variety of programs designed to enhance students’ understanding of different forms of media and texts representing cultures from around the world.

9th and 10th grade classes integrate ideas and methods of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years programme. 11th and 12th grade students have the opportunity to study in the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme. Seniors also have an option to participate in the Advanced Placement Literature and Composition course. The Language Arts department also hosts two journalism courses, one that produces the school newspaper, The Raider’s Digest, and one that produces the school yearbook, RIHISCAN. 
 
Curriculum

The following courses are available in the Language Arts Department:

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Faculty


all emails end with "fultonschools.org"
Celeste Archer archerc@ 404.847.1980x 265
Grace Brown* browngy@ 404.847.1980x 206
Andrew Byrd ByrdA1@ 404.847.1980x 281
Max Gertz gertzm@ 404.847.1980x 243
Kendra Hanson HansonK1@ 404.847.1980x 271
Heather Ingram ingram@ 404.847.1980x 200
Diane Kopkas KopkasD@ 404.847.1980x 211
Carrie Morris MorrisC2@ 404.847.1980x 203
Josh Shuster Shuster@ 404.847.1980x 292
Anna Swafford Swafford@ 404.847.1980x 168
     *Department Chair​



Tools & Resources

The following resources are provided free-of-charge to enhance and complement classroom education:

Standardized test preparation: http://www.usatestprep.com

Language Arts textbook excerpts and study guides: http://www.phschool.com/language_arts/

IB & MYP information: http://www.ibo.org
 

5900 Raider Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, Phone: 470-254-1980, Fax: 470-254-8709
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