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9th-12th Grade Students: College Ready Writers Online Workshop

July 6 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A Writing Workshop for Students Entering Grades 9-12

July 6 – 17, 2020

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Two Sessions
Instructor: Sharonne Hapuarachy

Instructor: Mark Gozonsky

Autobiographical writing, poetry and academic writing—this workshop will focus on a range of writing genres. There’s nothing quite like writing about self and family to help students develop their writer’s voice. To help students find their own “academic” voice, students will read engaging texts and write responses to them. They’ll build on what others have written in order to develop their own ideas and positions.

Fee: $450

Sharonne Hapuarachy has been teaching English at Dorsey High School for the past 21 years. She is a National Board Certified teacher, with a Masters in Education from UCLA. In her free time, she enjoys any kind of game, listening to live music, and working with a group called Students Deserve—an organization that helps students to develop as leaders and to advocate for their educational rights.

Mark Gozonsky will be starting his 19th year of teaching in the Los Angeles Unified this fall.  An English teacher at Cortines “Grand Arts” High School in downtown LA, Mark is also a working writer, contributing frequently to The Sun and other literary magazines.  He still plays baseball in Sunday Leagues, although during quarantine much of that energy has been diverted to the care of four egg-laying hens.


July 6
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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