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. Josh Anderson

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BSE Speech and Language Arts, Emporia State University

MA School Leadership, Baker University

EdD School Administration, Baker University

Speech and Debate Coach

Abigail Brown

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BS - English Education, University of Kansas

MS - Special Education, University of Kansas

MTSS Interventionist

Lindsay Brownlee

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BS English Literature, Kansas State University

BS Secondary Education, Kansas State University

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, Western Governor's University

Reed Buckstead

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BA English Education, Iowa State University

Currently pursuing: Masters in Education in Teaching and Learning, Friends University

Junior Class Sponsor

Assistant Coach - JV Boys Golf

Bonnie Butell-Huntoon

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BSE Language Arts, Emporia State University

MA English, Kansas State University

Emily Carrico Ahart

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts / Read 180

BA English, Drake University

BS Secondary Education, Drake University

MS in Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Multicultural Education, University of Missouri - Kansas City

MTSS Interventionist

Melissa Cupp

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

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 Advisor

Credit Recovery Supervisor

AVID Instructor

Brady Field

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BSE Secondary English, Kansas State University

MA English, Emporia State University

Speech and Debate Assistant Coach

Taurean Guzman

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BSE Secondary English, Missouri Southern State University

BSE Middle School English, Missouri Southern State University

Assistant Varsity Coach - Softball

Mardy Ortman

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts Department Chair

BA English, Fort Hays State University

MS Curriculum Leadership, Emporia State University

MA in English, Emporia State University

AVID Coordinator / AVID Instructor

Paige Parker

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BS in Secondary Education - English

MS in Curriculum and Instruction, Emporia State University

MS in Educational Administration

Minor in Spanish

Sophomore Class Sponsor

Boys and Girls Dive Coach

Cheer Coach

Will Schowalter

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts / French Language

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

MA in Creative Writing, Teesside University, Middlesborough, England

Debate Assistant Coach

Scholars Bowl Coach

Aaron Schwartz

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BA English, Kansas State University

MA English: Literature and Creative Writing, Kansas State University

Heather Sramek

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BA, English - Fort Hays State University

MLA - Baker University

Owl Service Club (KAYS) Sponsor

Matt Stiles

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Language Arts

BSE Secondary English Education, University of Kansas

MS Curriculum and Instruction, University of Kansas