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Our Mission statement

The goal of the Wilcox High School English Department is to enable all students to cultivate, develop, and master the literacy and analytical tools they need to succeed now and beyond high school, in an every changing world. We are committed to focusing on high expectations, individual academic success, critical thinking, and creating a community of respect, reading and responsibility. 

Summer Reading and                                                            Honors  and AP Summer Assignment

Click on the links below to find more information regarding summer reading and summer assignments. 

Incoming English 9, 10, 11 and 12(ERWC) a book list with Wilcox staff member recommendations included

Incoming Honors 9

Incoming Honors 10

Incoming Brit Lit - Letter. Reading Log. Classics Reading List.

Incoming AP Language - Summer Reading Letter. Summer Reading Assignment.

Incoming AP Literature

Honors and AP information

Please click here to learn more about the application process and the courses we offer. 

Department Staff
Daniel Burkhead (408) 423-2585 English, Girls JV Soccer Coach, Girls JV Lacrosse Coach
Camille Courey (408) 423-2519 English, M.E.S.A. Adviser
Gayle DeLuca (408) 423-2543 English , Yearbook Advisor
Rosella Guttadauro (408) 423-2561 English, Dpt. Chair, Creative Writing Advisor, Active Students Against Cancer
Chrissy Hunger (408) 423-2506 English
Ian Jackson (408) 423-2527 English, Journalism, MSA Advisor
Margit Look Henry (408) 423-2502 SAI Teacher (English/Study Skills)
Tomas Montes (408) 423-2495 SAI Teacher (English), C/O 2020 Advisor, Boys Varsity Soccer Coach
Arianna Nuti (408) 423-2573 English, JV Girls Volleyball Coach
Mark Ooka (408) 423-2504 English
Claire Robson (408) 423-2518 English,Theater, Wilcox Stage Company
Katharine Sandifer (408) 423-2541 English
Thomas Shea (408) 423-2525 English, Creative Writing Club Advisor
Janna Stone (408) 423-2579 English
Laura Stott Hardesty (408) 423-2589 English, Reading Intervention, Athletic Director