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English Department

  • English teachers at Essex High School believe in the power of literacy.

    EHS English courses focus on critical reading of literary and informational texts, effective writing and speaking skills, as well as vocabulary development.

    In selecting courses, students should consider their interests, abilities, and plans for the future.

    Some course titles include level designations related to the rigor of the course:

    • 300 level (also referred to as AP, Honors, or Advanced) courses are designed for students who have demonstrated exceptional ability in the subject matter.
    • 200 level courses are designed for students who have demonstrated a high performance record in the subject matter.
    • 100 level courses are designed to help students meet course proficiencies and graduation requirements.  
    • Courses with no level assigned are open to students who have taken any indicated prerequisites.
Teacher Name Email Telephone Extension
Owen Charron 7155
John Ferris 7150
Kathleen Frisbie 7183
Heather Garrow 7162
Erin Kranichfeld 7171
Jennifer Letourneau 7157
James Murphy 7186
Adam Murray 7188
Kathrine Sullivan 7156
Agnieszka Gagne 1152
Lawrence Gravelle
James Gowdy
Cyrus Dudgeon