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Together Everyone Achieves More! Let's go TEAM!  Without a doubt, it takes a village to raise a child to be a productive citizen.  All stakeholders must play their respective roles in helping to mold and shape the minds of today's youth.
Greetings!  Being proud to work in Bear Country, I am striving to enrich the lives of students here at Burke County High School.  For this school year, I am teaching Advanced Composition (General) and 10th Grade Literature (General).   
Happily married for five years to my wife LaMesha, I am the proud father of three awesome boys: Dylan 4 yrs old, Daniel 2  yrs old and Dallas 7 months old. Also, I am the author of my first book of poetry entitled The Conversation Within. It is my hope and aim to inspire my students not only develop a love for reading but writing as well.  I firmly believe that my students, with the proper guidance and encouragement,  can become published authors. As a result, their words will live on for generations to come.  
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My Daily Class Schedule
FALL Semester
7:50 - 9:30    1st Block:  Advanced Composition  
9:34 - 11:14  2nd Block: Planning
11:18 - 1:20  3rd Block:  10th Grade Literature and Composition
1:24 - 3:00    4th Block:  10th Grade Literature and Composition
SPRING Semester
7:50 - 9:30      1st Block:  10th Grade Literature and Composition
9:34 - 11:14    2nd Block: 10th Grade Literature and Composition 
11:18 - 1:20    3rd Block:   Planning
1:24 - 3:00      4th Block:  10th Grade Literature and Composition
My Tutoring Availability Hours
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Materials Needed for Class
  • Loose-leaf college ruled paper, pen &/or pencil
  • 3-ring binder with dividers and pockets
  • Dictionary/Thesaurus
  • Highlighter
  • Email address (for a Dropbox or Google drive account) or a jump drive
  • Composition notebook