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Dr. Pagano

Hi!  I'm Dr. Rachel Pagano, and I am *SO* excited to be teaching 12th grade English at Palisade Prep this year!  Seniors will be beginning the year reading "A Streetcar Named Desire" and analyzing how the characters' development relates to the play's central ideas of power dynamics, nostalgia, and identity.  We will also be focusing on narrative essays in anticipation of each senior writing his or her own college essay.  This is such an important year in a student's life, and I am deeply honored to be a part of it.  

To be successful in the class, students will need the following supplies:  binder, folder, pens/pencils, and highlighters.  Oh -- and a great attitude!!! 

I can be reached by e-mail or on Teams.  My extra help day will be Wednesdays.

*** Parents and students:  For the week of January 3rd, when students are remote, we will be meeting on Microsoft Teams.  To access Teams, go to  Students will use their 6-digit IDs @yonkerspublicschools as the username and the passcode that was assigned.