We offer the following courses.
Grade 9: college prep, honors
Grade 10: college prep, honors
Grade 11: college prep, AP; HSAW
Grade 12: college prep; AP; Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC)
Policies - Grade book categories:
Writing: at least 40% of overall grade
Classwork, homework, tests, and projects: Divided as teacher sees fit
English department policy on late work:
Final writing assignments may be submitted no later than one week from the due date at a penalty of up to half credit. Policies as to number of days and percentages vary within those guidelines by teacher. Please consult your syllabus and/or teacher's website for specifics.
Journalism and publications/yearbook are English electives that earn elective credit but do not meet the English requirement for graduation nor do they meet the "B" requirement for A-G college admission.
Problems or questions
If you have questions or concerns, please contact your student's teacher. After that, feel free to contact the English department chair, Jennifer Romanowski.
Grossmont Union High School District programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on gender, sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation or the perception of one or more of such characteristics. (GUHSD Board Policy 4030)