Language Arts Department

  • When students enroll in both required and elective language arts classes, they have the opportunity to develop abilities in and understanding of writing, reading, speaking, listening, thinking and evaluating as they study the academic content of language, literature, and composition.

Dr. Anderson - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Josh Anderson

BSE Speech and Language Arts, Emporia State University

MA School Leadership, Baker University

EdD School Administration, Baker University

Speech and Debate Coach

Ms. Brown - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Abigail Brown

BS - English Education

MS - Special Education

Mrs. Brownlee - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Lindsay Brownlee (Burhans)

BS English Literature, Kansas State University

BS Secondary Education, Kansas State University

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, Western Governor's University

Mr. Buckstead - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Reed Buckstead

BA English Education, Iowa State University

Sophomore Class Sponsor

Assistant Coach - JV Boys Golf

Ms. Butell-Huntoon - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bonnie Butell-Huntoon

BSE Language Arts, Emporia State University

MA English, Kansas State University

Ms. Carrico Ahart - Lauguage Arts Instructor / Read 180

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Emily Carrico Ahart

Ms. Cupp - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Melissa Cupp

Bachelor of English, Washburn University

Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas

Master of Reading/Reading Specialist, University of Kansas

English for Speakers of Other Languages Certificate, Kansas State University

Building Leadership Team Chair, Link Crew Facilitator, Credit Recovery Supervisor

AVID Instructor

Mr. Field - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Brady Field

BSE Secondary English, Kansas State University

MA English, Emporia State University

Miss. Guzman - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Taurean Guzman

BSE Secondary English, Missouri Southern State University

BSE Middle School English, Missouri Southern State University

Assistant Varsity Coach - Softball

Mrs. Ortman - Language Arts Department Chair

Phone: 913-780-7180

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Degrees and Certifications:

Mardy Ortman

BA English, Fort Hays State University

MS Curriculum Leadership, Emporia State University

MA in English, Emporia State University

AVID Coordinator / AVID Instructor

Ms. Parker - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Paige Parker

BS in Secondary Education - English

Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Emporia State University

Minor in Spanish

Boys and Girls Dive Coach

Mr. Renberger - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Jon Renberger

BS Education, English Curriculum and Instruction, University of Kansas

MS School Leadership, Baker University

Head Coach - Girls' and Boys' Tennis

Mr. Schowalter - Language Arts Instructor / French Language Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Will Schowalter

BA in Secondary Education and English Literature with a Minor in French, Baker University

MA in Creative Writing, Teesside University, Middlesborough, England

Mr. Schwartz - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Aaron Schwartz

BA English, Kansas State University

MA English: Literature and Creative Writing, Kansas State University

Mrs. Sramek - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Heather Sramek

BA, English - Fort Hays State University

MLA - Baker University

Mr. Stiles - Language Arts Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Matt Stiles

BSE Secondary English Education, University of Kansas

MS Curriculum and Instruction, University of Kansas