• 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
    https://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.