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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 ever changing world. We are committed to focusing on high expectations, individual academic success, critical thinking, and creating a community of respect, reading and responsibility. 

22-23 School Year AP and Honors Information



If you applied for an AP or Honors English course next year, please check your account to find out if you were accepted and to learn more about summer reading assignments. 


You will be able to see the note in the comment section of the essay you submitted as part of your application. 


If you have questions, please contact:

for 10th grade -

for AP Lit -

for AP Lang -

for Brit Lit Honors -



Please check your email for summer reading homework information. reach out to if you have questions. 

Summer Reading & Honors & AP Summer Assignment

All students are expected to read a novel during the summer.

Honors and AP students have more specific reading requirements and assignments.

Please contact the department chairs or the specific teachers that will be teaching the course next year if you have questions. 

Honors and AP information


When the application period is open, typically in the end of February to the middle to end of March, you can find application details under the Academics tab on the page for Honors and Advanced Placement.  Please don't hesitate to ask your teacher or your counselor as well. 


Freshmen Options - Honors English 9

Sophomore Options - Honors English 10

Junior Options - Honors Brit Lit or Ap Lang

Senior Options - Honors Brit Lit or AP Lit

Department Staff
  Daniel Burkhead (408) 423-2585 English, Girls JV Soccer Coach, Girls JV Lacrosse Coach
  Brandon Denault (408) 423-2543 English
  Harrison Feain (408) 423-2530 English
  Nigel Gully (408) 423-2552 English Teacher
  Rosella Guttadauro (408) 423-2561 English, Dpt. Chair, Creative Writing Advisor, Active Students Against Cancer
  Ian Jackson (408) 423-2527 English, Journalism, MSA Advisor
  Sang Hee Krause (408) 423-2466 English
  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
  Laura Stott Hardesty (408) 423-2589 English, Reading Intervention, Athletic Director