Here are some of the exciting things that have been happening in our 7-12 English classrooms during the month of May. Also included are some of the exciting things still to come!! Mrs. Bowden – RHS APLAC: The AP Language students took their AP Exam on Wednesday, May 10. Although the test is over, the year is not. The students are finishing out the year with a research paper and Shakespeare's Hamlet. For their research paper the students had to select a documentary to view and analyze for rhetorical appeals. They are also examining the information presented in the documentary … [Read more...] about Here’s What’s Happening in our English Classrooms – May/June 2017
Here's what has been going on in our classrooms during the month of March and what we are planning for April! Mrs. Bowden – RHS APLAC: The students are finishing the Politics unit, a really interesting unit that spans political issues in our nation and across the globe. The students read many essays about past history, colonialism, and terrorism in the US and abroad. The next unit the APLAC students will be working on is Pop Culture in preparation for the AP Language and Composition Test on Wednesday, May 10. English 200: The sophomore English class has finished their study of … [Read more...] about Here’s What’s Been Happening in Our English Classrooms – April 2017
The RHS Journalism students, under the supervision of teacher Mrs. Nicole Bowden, have become published authors! In the Fall of 2016, members of the Rutherford Education Foundation proposed a partnership with students, Boiling Springs Savings Bank, and the REF. Students were charged with writing for a true purpose (and not just for the classroom!) Boiling Springs Savings Bank has been a strong supporter of the Rutherford Education Foundation and publishes frequent articles written by our RHS Journalism Students. Read them here: [Read more...] about RHS Journalism Students, the REF and BSSB! Perfect Together!
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Rutherford Civil Rights Commission's Essay Contest. 1st Place - Daniel Jin 2nd Place - Edel Barcenas 3rd Place - Mansi Mangukiya The topic was: "How would you recognize the contribution of those that we consider essential to the working of our lifestyle, but go unnoticed?" Read their essays here: Rutherford Civil Rights Commission Essays They are all 11th graders at Rutherford High School. These students will be recognized at an … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the Rutherford Civil Rights Essay Contest Winners!
Here's what's been going on in our 7th-12th grade classrooms during the month of January! Mrs. Bowden – RHS APLAC: The students are finishing the Education unit, which is culminating in a project where the students will develop an educational philosophy for their own high school. After reading many essays about education in the US and abroad, the experience of students from different demographics, and the definition of education from various authors, the students are being asked to formulate their own philosophy of education. The next unit the APLAC student will be working on is the … [Read more...] about Here’s What’s Going On In Our Classrooms – January 2017!