In such an environment with our teacher’s tailored instruction, our students can blossom.Our carefully crafted and balanced curriculum has been created in collaboration with some of the most renowned teachers, professors, speech and debate coaches from the Bay Area.
In this course offered exclusively for middle school students, come explore different writing forms and genres.
Based on student interest, we may play with dystopia, mystery, memoir, humor writing, scriptwriting, and poetry.
In a positive, collaborative environment, rising seniors will learn the principles of an effective college essay, study successful models, generate original ideas, draft essays, and receive meaningful feedback.
They will end the week with less fear, more inspiration, and a solid draft of their Common Application essay.
She moved to California from Massachusetts and graduated from California State University, Hayward with a BA in English and a focus in creative writing.
She has been a full-time seventh and eighth grade English teacher in the Palo Alto Unified School District since 1998.
She has experience teaching a variety of summer writing courses, including Future Author Camp, a writing camp for gifted creative writers.
She also enjoys coaching adults and teens in a variety of writing projects, from personal statements to essays and speeches.
Chris Bell has been teaching math and computer science since 2006.
He has taught courses intended for beginning students and advanced students alike, including Programming for Mobile Devices which he created.