Bennington College is hosting their nineteenth annual Young Writers Awards. The deadline for submission is November 1, 2017. For more information, please visit Bennington Young Writers Award.
The DeSales University Poetry Festival will recognize students’ poems, awarding one winner a four-year, full tuition scholarship. The Poetry Festival will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017. Students may enter up to three poems, and the deadline for submitting poetry is October 24, 2017. For more information, contact Dr. Myers at 610.282.1100, ext. 1387.
All Voorhees freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will take the PSAT on October 11, 2017. This information from the College Board helps to explain what is on the PSAT and how it has changed: prepare for the new PSAT.
Please review the documents and information detailing how English 4 Honors students can receive concurrent enrollment credits for English 111 at RVCC.
Please view the summer reading web page for updated information for all English courses.
Please note that some AP and Honors courses have specific summer reading requirements:
AP Language and Composition: AP Language signature page and letter
AP Literature and Composition: AP-Literature-signature-page
English 3 Honors: Tuesdays with Morrie graphic organizer
The document at the end of this post contains information from the media center about using Destiny to create reading lists and to review books. This document also explains how to get e-books from the Voorhees media center: directions for Destiny and ebooks.
We have added a web page with information about the PARCC assessments that students in grades 9-11 will be taking during the spring of 2018. The web page can be found here: http://www.nhvweb.net/vhs/english/parcc/. Please contact us with any questions you have about the PARCC assessments.