English Department

English 2019-2020 


Front row, R2L: Evva Starr, Amani Elkassabany, Madeleine Osgood, Alton Lightsey, Daniel Pecoraro, Melanie Moomau, Kearney Blandamer

2nd row, R2L: Nick Hitchens, Regina Gretschel, Melissa Kaplan, Jessica Speck, Dominique Parker, Catherine Boswell, Lindsey Vance, Patti Twigg, Annette Evans

3rd row, R2L: Zach Hardy, Mike Dickel, Mellownie Ho, Zack Lowe, Luke Hensley, Nick Confino, Kevin Brown


Resource Teacher:

Nick Hitchens (Nicholas_B_Hitchens@mcpsmd.org)


 Humanities and Arts Signature Program

A rigorous, innovative enrichment program for students eager to expand their understanding of the humanities. Application required..

Yearbook and Newspaper 

Information on ordering senior ads and your yearbook and contacting Common Sense.

Common Sense Online 

Online version of our award winning newspaper.

Literary Magazine

Information on our award winning Literary Magazine Pulp and on the club that publishes it.

Summer Reading 

All students taking AP Lang or AP Lit in the fall must complete the summer reading assignment by the start of the 2020-21 school year. Please email Mr. Hitchens at Nicholas_B_Hitchens@mcpsmd.org with any questions. Happy reading!   





Course Offerings

  • Honors and On Level English for 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • AP Language and Composition for 11th and 12th grade
  • AP Literature and Composition for 12th grade
  • Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Debate
  • Film Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Fantasy Literature
  • Humanities Seminar
  • Senior Seminar