• English 12 and AP Language and Composition

    Ms. McNamara


    Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

    * Office Hours:  I will be available to answer emails promptly between the hours of 8:30 to 11:30 Monday through Friday.  In fact, I check emails all day and will most likely respond to your emails the same day if I receive them by 3:00.


    **Technology Help:  If you are having difficulty with any type of technology, our school has a helpline at 


    April 2, 2020

    Hello students,  I will leave brief notes here for both juniors and seniors, but please check google classroom for assignments and for more specific information.  As of this morning, there are still several students who have not logged on to google classroom.  Please help me round everyone up to be part of what is going on!  The correct google classroom codes are listed below.  Starting next week, I would like to have zoom meetings using the schedule the school has published.  You will be invited to these on google classroom.


    March 31, 2020      Google classroom codes:  Seniors - t66jkoi and Juniors - 4vzct3x

    Even more New Information - March 30, 2020 

    Hello All, I think I have figured out the problem with why some of you were unable to log on to my google classroom.  I have disabled the old accounts and put the same information on new ones.  Please log on to the new accounts to complete this week's graded work. See the class pages for the new codes.  Thank you, and stay healthy!

    New Information - March 30, 2020

    Hello Students,  It is very hard not to be able to see you each day.  I truly miss you, and I am so sorry your school year is ending this way.  Please know that I and the other teachers are working very hard to make this work for all of us.  As scary as these times are, reading, writing, thinking, and learning are as important as ever.  What is most important though, is that you take care of yourselves and your families.


    I am very much aware that some of you are unable to join google classroom.  Many of you have signed up though.  As we try to figure out why this is, I will post this week's assignments on both my class pages and on google classroom.  If you have been unable to join using my codes, please shut down, log back on, and try again.  We wll keep working on this.  Please see the individual class pages for this week's graded assignments.

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