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Fairleigh Dickinson University-B.A. English, M.A. Secondary English Education

Ms. Sarah Allen

English I and AP Language and Composition
 
Activities:  Hero Club Advisor
Favorite Books:  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Colli​ns and A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
 
 
Quotes:   “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
-Voltaire
 
“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”-Neil Gaiman

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Rowan University-BA in Literature Grand Canyon University-Masters in Secondary Education with a specialization in Reading

Mr. Joseph Archible

English II & English III

Favorite writers: J.D. Salinger, Kurt Vonnegut, Charles Bukowski, William Blake
 
Favorite works of literature:  Catch-22, The Human Comedy, The Giving Tree
 
Quotes:  
"Poets are always taking the weather so personally."  -- J.D. Salinger
"Everyone who believes in telekinetics, raise my hand."  -- Kurt Vonnegut

 

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Rowan University-B.A. English

Mr. William Bausch

English II and AP Language and Composition

Favorite work of Literature: Brothers Karamazov
Favorite Author: Flannary O'Connor


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Assistant NHS Advisor

"I learn as much from my students as they learn from me"

 "Don't waste your life" -John Piper

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The College of New Jersey, B.A. English/M.A. Secondary Education

Ms. Pamela Busarello

English I and AP Language & Composition

Favorite books: The Things They Carried, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and the Ya-Ya series


Club Advisor: Community Service Club

"You fail only if you stop writing." Ray Bradbury

"It is so unsatisfactory to read a noble passage and have no one you love at hand to share the happiness with you." Mark Twain

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LaSalle University B.A. English/Secondary Education Holy Family University-M Ed. Educational Leadership

Ms. Andrea Carpenter

English I & AP Literature Composition

Favorite work(s) of literature: Shakespeare's works-Othello, Taming of the Shrew, & Richard III

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Night by Elie Wiesel
Beloved by Toni Morrison

 

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Rutgers University-B.A. in English George Washington University-M.A. Educational Technology and Leadership

Mrs. Jacqueline Donaldson

English I & English III 

 

“Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You're given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.”

 

Favorite novel

― Madeleine L'EngleA Wrinkle in Time

 

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Rowan University-B.A. English

Mrs. Melinda Heppard

English II and AP Literature and Composition

Co-Advisor Laureate

Favorite work of literature:  Their Eyes Were Watching God

Favorite Quote:  ¨Brevity is the soul of wit¨

 

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Middlebury College, B.A. English Wilmington College, M.A. Educational Leadership

Mr. Jeremy Knoll

English I & IV

Favorite works of literature:  Brave New World, The American Dream, To Kill a Mockingbird, Peace Like a River, Man and Superman, You Shall Know Our Velocity, A Prayer for Owen Meany

"This is the true joy of life--the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy" -George Bernard Shaw

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Rutgers University-BA in English, Minor in Education

Mr. Andre Lopez

English II, III, & Creative Writing/Poetry

Activities:  Boys Swimming-Head Coach

"I love my job!"

Favorite work of literature/quote:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

"Speak what today thinks in words as hard as cannon balls, and tomorrow, speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today"   -Self-Reliance by R.W. Emerson

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University of Pittsburgh-B.A. English Literature West Chester University-M.A. English Literature West Chester University-M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction University of South Carolina-Ed.D Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Nicole Mustaccio

English I & IV
 
 
Favorite works of Literature: 
Dante's Divine Comedy
Leave of Grass
 
Favorite Quote:  "Either define the moment or the moment will define you."   -Walt Whitman

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Monmouth University B.A in English and Secondary Education, Minor in Italian Seton Hall University M.A. in Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration

Mrs. Stefania Shjarback

English II & III


Favorite Works of Literature: 
The Picture of Dorian Gray- Oscar Wilde
Hamlet - Shakespeare
My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante
The Harry Potter Series- JK Rowling
 
Favorite Quote: 
“A word after a word after a word is power.” -Margaret Atwood 
 

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La Salle University: B.A. in English and Secondary Education Rowan University: Certificate of Graduate Study: English as a Second Language

Mrs. Eileen Smith

 English II, ESL

 

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.~William Butler Yeats

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Trenton State College-B.A. English/Secondary Education

Mr. Dan Sullivan

English II & IV

 

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University of Massachusetts at Amherst-B.A. English Rider University-Secondary Education

Mr. Matthew Tavares

English II & IV

 

Favorite work of literature:  The Great Gatsby

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Rowan University- B.A. English Stockton University-B.A. Secondary Education

Ms. Dina Terilla

English I

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Rutgers University-B.A. English

Mrs. Catherine Wichelman

English I & III
 
Activities:  Smoke Signal Advisor & Laureate Co-Advisor 

Favorite work of literature:  Beowulf, Star Wars Series