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Mrs. Bianca Ferris
Mrs. Ferris has been teaching in Wappingers Central School District since 2007, where she has taught 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grade English. She's been at John Jay High School since 2012. Mrs. Ferris is a former newspaper reporter turned graduate student turned teacher. Along with her husband and two children, she lives in Ulster County - about 5 minutes from the Mohonk Preserve.
During the Continuity of Learning in April, her students worked on a quote collecting and freewriting assignment. One of her students found this inspiring quote that has stayed with her and helps keep her going during these uncertain times. She's sharing it here for you:
"There's no such thing as the light at the end of the tunnel. You must realize that you are the light." Evan Sanders, actor
If you came to this page to find out if there is a summer reading assignment and you are in English 10R, there is no specific assignment. Mrs. Ferris just wants you to read a book at your reading level that you think you will enjoy! If you are in English 10H, there is a specific reading assignment: Please read To Kill a Mockingbird. For more information on the English 10H summer reading assignment, please click on the English 10H page on the left and the assignment is posted there.