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Melissa Bowling - English

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              An Introduction
Originally from Greenup, I am thrilled to continue another great year at Greenup County High School. With a Bachelor of Arts from Morehead State University in Secondary English Education and several years of teaching experience, I am proud to be a Musketeer. I hold a Master of Arts in Educational Technology and a Master of Arts in School Administration. Currently, I am pursuing an additional degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I love to travel, spend time with friends, read, and shop. I'm an avid believer that one needs to remain a lifelong learner.
This year, in Advanced English II, we will focus on multiple genres of literature which originate from various sources. Yearbook students will be working diligently to produce a yearbook that highlights the many great attributes of GCHS, while Advanced Placement Language and Composition  and Advanced English IV students will read multiple novels and other forms of literature throughout the school year. I am certain that this will be one of the best and most exciting years for the Musketeers.
  
 
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Contact Information
Melissa Bowling
Greenup County High School            
196 Musketeer Drive                             
Greenup, Kentucky 41144    
Room 235
606.473.9812                 
melissa.bowling@greenup.kyschools.us
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Class Schedule
First Period: Advanced English IV
Second Period: Advanced Placement Language and Composition
Third Period: Planning
Fourth Period: Advanced English II
Fifth Period: Yearbook
Sixth Period: Advanced English IV
Seventh Period: Advanced English II
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Parents and Students:

Please feel free to contact me through e-mail at any time.
If you wish to speak with me or need additional assistance
with a classroom assignment or project, I am available
during my planning period and after school. You are always
welcome to leave a voice message, and I will return
your call as soon as possible. If you ever need
anything, please do not hesitate in contacting me. It is
my belief that ensuring student success is a
collaborative effort amongst all stakeholders; therefore,
effective communication must be fostered.
It is my hope that each student who passes through
my classroom will be successful in surpassing his
or her individual goals!
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Musketeer PRIDE

PMaintain a POSITIVE attitude each day.

R RESPECT both yourself and others.

I Show INTEGRITY in all you do.

D DEDICATE yourself to learning.

E Strive for EXCELLENCE in all areas.
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NECESSARY CLASSROOM SUPPLIES
* Class Binder
* Classroom Folder
* Pens and Pencils
* Textbook or Classroom Novel
* 5" x 8" Index Cards
* Daily Agenda (Yearbook Students Only)

Note to Students: If you have difficulty obtaining any necessary
materials for class, please let me know. I want to make sure that
you have the tools and resources necessary for a successful
experience in my class.
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Classroom Rules and Expectations
 

1. In order not to be counted tardy, please be in your assigned seat when the bell rings and, if applicable, begin work on your daily task.

2. The key to success is being prepared! Therefore, all necessary classroom materials (pencil, pen, paper, journal or class notebook, novel, etc.) will be brought to class daily. You may not leave my classroom to obtain these materials.

3. No eating or drinking is permitted in class at any time.

4. No talking is allowed during testing or when the teacher or a classmate has the floor to speak.

5. Do not gather your class materials early. Class does not end until the bell rings.

6. The only materials that you will work on during this class will pertain to English.

7. When leaving the classroom, remove all waste around your work area and place it in the wastebasket.

8. If caught cheating on any assignment, you will receive a zero on that assignment.
9. No cell phones or other electronic devices are allowed in the classroom. Per school policy, this item will be confiscated if used during school hours.

10. Profanity reflects a lack of respect and will not be tolerated.

11. We will never treat one another discourteously.

 

Make-Up Work Procedure

You will have five days from the date of an absence to schedule
and complete your work outside of class. Please see me before or after
school to collect any missed assignments.
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Miss Bowling's Favorite Books
The Kite Runner
A Thousand Splendid Suns
And The Mountains Echoed
The Lovely Bones
Shutter Island
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Friday Night Knitting Club
The Hunger Games

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Assignments

Please follow this format closely when completing article cards.
Students in English II and AP English Literature and Composition are required to complete article cards. Please follow these instructions for the activity.
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