Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Everything English Night is big hit

By: Maisie Stout

The English Department put on an Everything English Night for students to come to school and get help with homework and make up missing assignments on April 19. English Night was the brainchild of teachers Saunyell Atkinson and Melissa Sheets who thought of the idea while talking about creating an English equivalent of IXL Night for math.

“I would say that English night was a success. We had a lot of kids come and do work. We even fed them pizza, and most of the teachers involved allowed students to have bonus points,” Saunyell Akinson said.

In fact, 126 students showed up. The English Night was held in the library to accommodate such a large group. Atkinson mentioned looking for another place for the event to be held because there were issues with WiFi.

“I had fun, and got to catch up in my English class. We also had a LOT of pizza, which was awesome,” senior Grace Bumpus said. 

Even librarian Gail Benford came to help out and allowed students to check out books and take AR tests. 

“We were a little disappointed in how few kids checked out books and took AR tests. This is a also a good time to turn in books or pay fines.  The students just need to remember their IDs” Benford said. 

At the English Night, students could work on anything from missing assignments to vocab jams on Vocab jams are sort of like Kahoot, but for vocabulary words that many English teachers have incorporated into their assignments. 

“I worked on No Red Ink, which is a site that you can practice grammar on. I had fun and would definitely go again,” sophomore Brandon Tomblin said.

The event went well enough that the department plans to hold one more this year and have them regularly next year.

“For such short notice on a new event, we had great participation.  The math teachers really helped by laying the groundwork with IXL night,” teacher Emily Okes said.

The next Everything English Night will be May 17.


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