Welcome to the SHS English Department!
The SHS English Department seeks to provide rigorous and engaging content that is firmly grounded in Idaho State Standards. Students can expect to read a variety of literature and non-fiction texts from around the world, engage in meaningful class discussions, and show their knowledge and understanding of complex ideas through a variety of writing opportunities. The curriculum and instruction is driven by well-informed and current research and further enhanced by a well-qualified professional learning community, which results in continuity across grade levels and within the department as a whole. Furthermore, the varying needs of students are supported and met through a variety of course offerings including:
English 9 Strategic
English 9 Pre-AP
English 10 Strategic
English 10 Pre-AP
English 11 AP Language and Composition
English 11 Dual Credit (English 101)
English 12 AP Literature and Composition
English 12 Dual Credit (English 175)
The English Department has a reputation for skillfully preparing students to be successful in their post-secondary endeavors and looks forward to continuing this tradition with each coming year.