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Mrs. Trainor

Miss. Turner


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2015-16 Course Descriptions




The following is a list of courses offered in the 2015-16 School Year:

  • Reading 9
  • Reading 10
  • ISB English 9/Composition 1
  • ISB English 9 Advanced/Composition 1
  • ISB Honors English 9/Composition 1
  • ISB English 10/Composition 2
  • ISB English 10 Advanced/Composition 2
  • ISB Honors English 10/Composition 2
  • American Literature 11/Composition 3
  • American Literature 11 Advanced/Composition 3
  • AP English 11 (Language and Composition)
  • World Literature 12/Composition 4
  • CIHS World Literature 12
  • AP English 12 (Literature and Composition)
  • CIHS Communications/Rhetoric
  • Communications/Public Speaking
  • Digital Newspaper 1
  • Digital Newspaper 2
  • Journalism/Yearbook 1
  • Hybrid Newspaper
  • Yearbook Production




Mrs. Beattie

B.A. in English Literature, University of Pittsburgh

M.S. in Secondary Education, Duquesne University


Mr. Brown

B.S. in Secondary Education (English and Social Studies), Duquesne University

M.S. in General Education, Duquesne University

Who's Who Among American High School Teachers

Certificate of Honor - St. Vincent College Great Teacher Recognition Program


Ms. Fiorentini

B.S. in Journalism (specializing in broadcasting), West Virginia University

Secondary Teaching Certificate, Robert Morris University

M.A. in Instructional Leadership, Robert Morris University


Mr. Kallet

B.A. in English, Duquesne University

University of Chicago Outstanding Teacher Award

Post Gazette All-Star Achievers

Duquesne University Student Teacher of the Year


Mr. Peters

B.A. in English Literature, Grove City College

Secondary Teacher Certificate, Robert Morris University


Ms. Phillips

          B.A. in English Literature and Writing, University of Pittsburgh
          MAT English and Communications, University of Pittsburgh


Mr. Saluga

B.A. in English, Thiel College

M.S. in Administration and Supervision, Salisbury State

Principal Certification (PA), California University of Pennsylvania



Ms. Tobias

B.A. in English, Thiel College

M.S. in Education (Reading Specialist), California University of Pennsylvania

National Board Certification


Mrs. Trainor

B.A. in English, Bethany College

Minor in Psychology, Bethany College

M.A. in Film, Ohio University

M.S. in Secondary Education (English), Duquesne University

M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Point Park University

1996 KDKA Thanks to Teachers Award

Member of The Association of Curriculum and Development (ASCD)



Ms. Turner

          B.A. in Communications, Robert Morris University
           M.S. in Instructional Leadership, Robert Morris University 



Mr. Welding

B.A. in English Literature and Communications, Duquesne University

M.S. in Secondary Education (English), Duquesne University

Duquense University Student Teacher of the Year (1994)

Who's Who in Teaching (1997-2002)

Member of The National Council for Teaching English (NCTE)

Governor's Institute for Reading and Writing to Learn Content (2003)

Western Pennsylvania Teacher Excellence Nomination (1997, 1998, 1999)

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