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About the English Department

What real world skills do your students learn?

Students learn how to write correctly, effectively and persuasively. In Publications, our editors learn how to use Adobe InDesign, while all yearbook students use technology to create their spreads. They also learn sales techniques and professional etiquette by being required to communicate with local businesses to sell advertisements.

What careers can they get?

Journalist, editor, teacher, writer and many more.

What fun things can students take part in?

  • Visiting a TV studio
  • Producing two magazine publications
  • Capturing memories throughout the school year
  • Putting together yearbook spreads
  • Analyzing and acting out classic literature

What makes the English Department at Foley unique?

We offer two different AP classes for juniors and seniors, and we have a choice of AP or electives during senior year. Students can take the required English classes in addition to electives, such as Publications and Creative Writing, at the same time.



Mrs. Katharopoulos Mr. Palombo Mrs. Petty
Mrs. Monica Katharopoulos
(248) 585-1210, ext. 354
Mr. Lanzio Palombo
(248) 585-1210, ext. 372
Mrs. Marylee Petty
(248) 585-1210, ext. 351
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Mrs. Shonna Proctor
(248) 585-1210, ext. 364
Ms. Courtney Smith
(248) 585-1210, ext. 355