Academics

Summer Reading 2021

Class of 2025

Incoming freshmen need to read TWO BOOKS this summer. First, you will browse the School-Wide Summer Reading List and sign up to read a book. Please note that there are limited spots for each book. The book you choose will be used as part of a group discussion facilitated by an MSJ faculty member in September, and it will also be used for an English assignment. Visit the English Department Summer Reading document and use your schedule to determine your assignment.

The second book assigned to freshmen is Life in a Jar. There are different choices for completing the assignment for this book.  Access the Life in a Jar Summer Reading Project document for all the details.

Classes of 2022-2024

Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors need to read TWO BOOKS this summer. First, you will browse the School-Wide Summer Reading List and sign up to read a book. Please note that there are limited spots for each book. The book you choose will be used as part of a group discussion facilitated by an MSJ faculty member in September.

The second book assigned to sophomores, juniors, and seniors depends on the English class you are taking next year. Visit the English Department Summer Reading document and use your schedule to determine your book and assignment. Schedules will be shared in early June.

Questions? Contact:

Mrs. Kelley Shaw Mr. Greg McDivitt Mrs. Rachel Bruce Mr. Ryan Folmer Mrs. Paula Wichmann
Registrar Assistant Principal, Director of Studies English Department Chair Social Studies Department Chair Director of Library Services
kshaw@msjnet.edu gmcdivitt@msjnet.edu rbruce@msjnet.edu rfolmer@msjnet.edu pwichmann@msjnet.edu

Mount Saint Joseph High School

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