English Department Faculty – 2015-2016

 

Mrs. Kelly Kawalek

District Supervisor of Curriculum & Instruction for Language Arts Literacy

M.A. Educational Leadership, The College of New Jersey

B.A. Education and Psychology, Rider University

E-Mail – kkawalek@ewingboe.org

Phone – (609) 538 – 9800, ext. 2156

 
                       

 NCB

Ms. Nicole Bailey-Williams

M.Ed. Secondary Education, Temple University 
B.A. English, Hampton University

Email: nbaileywilliams@ewingboe.org
English II and African American Literature

 
 
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Bes

Mr. Drew Besler

M.A. Educational Administration, 
Rider
University
B.A. English, LaSalle University

Email: dbesler@ewingboe.org
English I, Conv. Writing, and Creative Writing

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DiMeg

Mrs. Cara DiMeglio

B.A. English, Rider University

Email: cmorse@ewingboe.org
English II and English III

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Ms. Drum  

Ms. Stephanie Drum

B.A. English,
Rider
University

Email: sdrum@ewingboe.org
English III

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Faherty

Mr. Thomas Faherty
M.Ed. Developmental Reading
Trenton State College
B.A. English, Trenton State College
Email: tfaherty@ewingboe.org 
 
English I
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Mel

Mrs. Melissa Ginsburg

M.A. English Literature, Mercy College
B.A. English, Penn State University

Email: mginsburg@ewingboe.org
English IV, AP, and Public Speaking

                   

Kulick

Mrs. Heather Kulick

B.A. English,      
Trenton
State
College

Email: hkulick@ewingboe.org
English III, English IV, and Mythology
 

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Masterson

Mrs. Kelly Masterson

B.A. English Literature, University of Maryland

Email: kmasterson@ewingboe.org
English II and Journalism

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Millz

Mrs. Danielle Miller
B.
A. English Secondary Education; 
B.A. Communications: Television & Theater
Production, The College of New Jersey
 

Email: damiller@ewingboe.org
English IV and AP Language & Composition
http://www.ewing.k12.nj.us/Page/367

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Meg
Mrs. Megan Soltysik

M.A. English, Rutgers University

B.A. English, The College of New Jersey

Email: mohalloran@ewingboe.org
English I, Conv. Writing, and Creative Writing
www.ehs-english-ohalla.wikispaces.com
 
 
Special Education/Inclusion Teachers for English

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Mrs. Eileen Ingbritsen
eingbritsen@ewingboe.org

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Meehan
Mrs. Regina Meehan
rmeehand@ewingboe.org
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Mr. Daniel Montferrat
dmontferrat@ewingboe.org
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Wood
Ms. Lauren Wood
lwood@ewingboe.org

Language Arts Course Offerings 

Required Courses

Ninth Grade – English I

Tenth Grade – English II

Eleventh Grade – English III

Twelfth Grade – English IV

  

Placement into levels is based on three criteria:
    Language Arts – Reading grade,
    Language Arts –Writing grade, and
    NJASK 8 score for Language Arts Literacy.
 

 
Below are the descriptors for each level:

Honors    A student who is self-motivated, can think critically and is an independent
learner should succeed at this academic level. Students are expected to read extensively
and then apply and synthesize theinformation. Students are also expected to be able to
write multi-paragraph pieces of narrative and expository writing.
Prerequisites are listed in thecurriculum guide.

Level 1   Studentsare expected to read literature appropriate to their grade-level on a
regularbasis. Students should also be familiar with the multi-paragraph essay and would
benefit from instruction in idea development, organization, sentence fluency, and conventions.
Prerequisites are listed in the curriculum guide.

 

Essentials – Students at this level read and write on a daily basis and benefit from the
structured application of reading and writing skills.  Constant reinforcement in the writing
process, including idea development, organization, and the self-editing of usage and mechanics,
occurs on a regular basis. Research skills are also emphasized. 
Prerequisites are listed inthe curriculum guide.

 

Elective Courses

Advanced Placement Literature/Composition (meets English IV requirement)

African American Experience in Literature

Creative Writing

Drama

Journalism

Mythology

Public Speaking

 

PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

THROUGH THE

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

 

Frescoes (all grades)

This is the Ewing High School art and literary magazine.
Students are encouraged to submit short stories, poetry, essays, and other writings. 
This magazine is published at the end of the school year.

 

Aspirations (all grades)

This is a literary/art magazine published each year by Mercer County Community College.
The college invites high school students to participate in this competition.
The college hosts a recognition program every year. 

 

Venture (all grades)

This is a literary arts magazine at Rider University.
The college invites high school students to submit essays, short stories, and poems.
Winners will be considered for publication in Venture.

 

Ewing’s Voice (all grades)

Students with an interest in journalism are invited to participate in writing
for the school newspaper.  Students who enroll in Journalism class assume
the responsibility of writing, publishing, formatting, and distributing this school newspaper. 

 

 

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