Welcome to 8th Grade ELA

"Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests."~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Growing powerful, college-bound, career-ready readers, writers, communicators, and thinkers for the future through rigorous and relevant curriculum, instruction and assessment.


julie.jpgJulie Bennett

ELA Teacher and Department Chair 


Extension:  064251
I've been teaching 24 years. I went to The Ohio State University for undergraduate studies and Houston Baptist University for graduate school. My interests include dogs, traveling, cooking, and spending time with my husband. I'm currently ELA Department Chair, NJHS Adviser, Yearbook Advisor, and Spelling Bee Coordinator. I look forward to excellent year. 

01626.jpgCarla Carswell

ELA Teacher 



01637.jpgKeisha Ford

ELA Teacher 



missing.pngKym'Isjah Riser

ELA Teacher 


Extension:  064214