WELCOME TO MR. GARCIA'S ENGLISH 2 HONORS
POEM OF THE WEEK
My old man's a white old man
And my old mother's black.
If ever I cursed my white old man
I take my curses back.
If ever I cursed my black old mother
And wished she were in hell,
I'm sorry for that evil wish
And now I wish her well
My old man died in a fine big house.
My ma died in a shack.
I wonder where I'm going to die,
Being neither white nor black?
Langston Hughes (October 8-12)
I am Mr. Garcia and I am thrilled to begin my thirteenth year teaching at West Port High!
In this website, you will be able to find everything and anything needed to be successful in English 2 Honors. In the Course Information link to the right, you will be able to find the information pertaining to the courses I teach (syllabus). In the Assignments section, you will find PDFs and PowerPoint Presentations of the work done in class or work you are expected to finish at home. In the calendar, you will find the daily agenda of what is done in class by day.
I will also be using a secure texting system called Remind. Although this system will allow me to communicate with parents and students, no personal phone numbers will have to be exchanged. All you or your parents have to do to join is follow the simple instructions below:
- If you are a student in any of my English 2 Honors classes, you will text the message @mrgarciasu to the number 81010. You can also send an email to email@example.com.
Dear parents and students, whenever you go on the portal to check grades and find that the gradebook indicates a missing assignment, don't be concerned. When an assignment is created but a grade not put immediately, the gradebook marks it as missing. You should only be concerned if the missing assignment is accompanied by a score of 0. If there's a 0, you should come see me immediately during PH.