Monthly Archives July 2016

Summer Reading List

8th Grade Intro to Lit

1. A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

2. The Sea Wolf – Jack London

3. The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien

 

9th Grade

1. The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

2. Into the Wild – John Krakauer

3. Pride of Baghdad – Brian K Vaughan

 

10th Grade

1. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

2. Mrs. Dalloway – Virginia Woolf

3. 1984 – George Orwell

4. The Wuthering Heights — Emily Bronte

 

11th Grade

1. Pride of Baghdad – Brian K Vaughan

2. them – Joyce Carol Oates

3. Rabbit, Run – John Updike

 

12th Grade (AP & Non AP)

1. How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Revised Edition – Thomas C. Foster

2. How to Read Novels Like a Professor – Thomas C Foster

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A Letter from Father Tom

Dear Friends

I have started my letters to “friends” in many different places such as the rectories of parishes that I am visiting, picnic tables at rest stops along some interstate highway or maybe in my recliner at home, but never as I am giving an entrance exam. While the hopeful young person is filling in a bunch of circles, I am starting this letter. This is the first Saturday in June and the last Saturday that I will be in Kentucky until September.

The appeal season is in full swing now. I just finished three consecutive weekends which took me to Providence, RI, Baton Rouge, LA and southeastern Minnesota. At the beginning of May, I had four new tires put on my minivan...

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