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Mrs. Metcalf

Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!  This is my 19th year in education.  I have been a teacher, assistant principal and principal.  I am really excited to teach high school as it is the one level I have not yet done!
 
I have a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York (where they give out the Pulitzer Prizes!) and worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, freelance magazine writer and non-profit public relations/marketing professional before I became a teacher.  My writing has been published all over the U.S. and in England.  I believe "the pen is mightier than the sword," and strong writing is one of the most powerful skills we can have.
 
A 20-year resident of Yorba Linda, my husband (a graphic design teacher at Esperanza HS) and I are proud to raise our two children here.
 
Students can find course assignments and activities posted on Google Classroom.  Email is the best way to reach me, but I generally will not answer emails on weekends or after 8 p.m. on weeknights.
 
I look forward to a great, albeit unusual, school year!
 
Class Schedule
Period 1 - LA 1 (9th grade)
Period 2- LA 3 (11th grade)
Period 3- LA 3 (11th grade)
Period 4- Conference period
Period 5- LA 3 (11th grade)
Period 6 - LA 1 (9th grade)
 
Room TBD