• Mrs. Di Chiara

     Special Class English 11, 12, ICT ELA 12 and Resource Room

    JJHS Special Education Department 897-6700 Extension 30088

     Google Voice: (845) 859-0558



    Virtual Open House

    October 7, Thursday


    Mrs. Di Chiara's Virtual Open House
    Thursday, October 7 · 7:00 – 9:00pm

    Google Meet joining info
    Video call link: https://meet.google.com/ywm-asrq-shh
    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 347-773-4883‬ PIN: ‪462 480 832‬#



    Students: Always refer to Google Classroom for assignments and other important information 



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    "The only person you are destined to become

                               is the person you decide to be."                         

    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


     Current Read or Listen:


    The Restaurant at Christmas by Pamela M. Kelley 


    What did I read summer 2021? 


    The Restaurant by Pamala M. Kelley

    My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinnem

    Every Day is a Gift by Tammy Duckworth

    The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom

    Anxious People by Fredrik Bakman

    Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

    Girl A by Abilgail Dean

    Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

    A Promised Land by Barack Obama

    Prior Reads:

    The Lies We Told by Diane Chamberlain

    Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain

    Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevallier

    Everything Beautiful in Its Time by Jenna Bush Hager

    Me by Elton John

    Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

    How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

    Not Light, but Fire by Matthew Kay

    Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

    Dear Martin by Nic Stone

    I'm Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal

    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

    The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine

    The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward

    Touched by the Sun by Carly Simon

    The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

    From Scratch by Tembi Locke

    George Carlin Reads to You by George Carlin

    The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain