Please see below for general information about personal reading that we do every day for the first 10 minutes of class; a power-point for what I read this year, and some ways to find appropriate books to read. For copies of the 1-pagers that are one option for assessments that are due the first Friday of every month, as well as this year's summer reading information, please go to www.aphsenglish.weebly.com.
Other options are to Tweet an image of your book cover and a short commentary with the hashtag #aphsreads or to do a Google slides presentation. Details are in the following file:
A sampling of my recent personal reading is below:
APHS hosted Veterans Day ceremonies for the 13th consecutive year on Friday, November 9, 2018. Special recognition was given to the Vietnam-era veterans on the 50th anniversary of 1968 and the 100th anniversary of the original Veterans Day: 11/11/1918.
On Monday, May 22, 2018 APHS hosted the Michigan Shakespeare Festival to perform The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet! Over 200 students (primarily Freshmen), attended the show, which for many was their first live theatre performance. Thank you to the Antonelli MEEMIC Agency of Plymouth, and the Allen Park PTSA for helping to make this happen!
The Antonelli MEEMIC Agency of Plymouth helped to sponsor the Michigan Shakespeare Festival on Friday, February 2, 2018. Over 140 juniors attended a performance of Macbeth! We will remember it tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow...Freshmen get their chance in May with Romeo and Juliet.
Veterans Day Ceremonies and Classroom Visits on Friday, November 10, 2017 were successful, thanks to you!
On Friday, November 10, 2017, APHS hosted approximately 50 veterans so that they could be honored by our students and staff. This is the 12th consecutive year that we have honored our veterans in what has become an annual event. Thank you to our veterans and active military for your service today, and every day.
The Michigan Shakespeare Festival performed at Allen Park High School!
On Monday, May 22, 2017, all juniors had the opportunity to see a performance of Macbeth produced by a professional acting company from the Michigan Shakespeare Festival headquartered in Jackson, Michigan. Thank you to all supporters of this program, especially the PTSA, which paid a large portion of the cost!
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To see what some people are reading at school, please go to Twitter and #aphsreads
To provide each student with the opportunity to succeed in a changing society by promoting intellectual growth, creativity, self-discipline, democratic responsibility, and physical and mental health so that each student can achieve to his/her maximum potential (Allen Park Public Schools Mission Statement)