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Mr. ElacquaEnglish NineEnglish Nine HonorsEnglish 12Film and Life Issues(315) 841-3892 ext. 5241#.Hello. Welcome to the webpage for English 9, English 9 Honors, English 12 and Film and Life Issues. My name is Mr. Elacqua and I have been teaching in the Waterville Central School District since the Fall of 1998. I earned my teaching certificate and completed my masters work in 1989 and taught at Notre Dame High School for nine years before coming to Waterville in the fall of 1998. Over the course of my career, I have taught 12th grade English, 11th grade English, 10th Grade English, 9th grade English and several electives including an introductory business course and electives in the humanities and film. In Waterville, my primary focus has been and continues to be English Nine.
Changes in state standards, testing and core curriculum over the last decade have presented new and challenging opportunities for all students in High School English and Language Arts. Students at Waterville have begun to feel the impact of those changes as we explore new methods and new requirements for learning English, so that we can effectively meet new and more rigorous demands. Look to the pages set up for individual courses for a better understanding of how each course may have been effected by these changes.