The North Park English Department is intellectually curious, innovative and progressive in its approach to teaching language skills, communication fundamentals, and foundational literacy. The objective of the English program at North Park is to provide students with a wide variety of experiences with both traditional and non-traditional text forms. This plan for fostering their capacity to read with proficiency, write with effectiveness, speak with precision and think critically is geared to support a wide variety of post-secondary pathways and endow students with skill sets to be conscientious 21st century citizens of the world.
Our teachers for 2012/2013 are:
- Ms. Ahluwallia
- Ms. Botic
- Ms. Fernandez-Jessup
- Ms. Kim
- Mr. Luchak
- Mr. Luttrell-Anderson
- Mr. Mannello
- Mr. Mirza
- Mr. Newhook
- Mr. Panwar
- Ms. Pocock
- Mr. Telizyn
In addition to all courses and credits compulsory to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.), the English Department at North Park also offers elective course credits that lead to a wide range of professional pathways such as:
Media Studies: Decoding Comicbooks, Movies, Video Games, Advertising and Pop Culture.
Literature Studies: Classical Texts, Famous Authors and Landmark Works of Fiction.
Writer's Craft: How To Read Better, Write Better and Think Better.
Yearbook: Visual Chronicles, Photo Editing, Photography, Presentation Tools and Print Marketing.
Please speak to your English Department teachers to discuss your pathway to success.