•  Professional Biography
    Melanie Stender @SBHS_Stender
     English Teacher 

    This is Ms. Melanie Stender's 17th year teaching high school English, and her 8th at SBHS. She earned an undergraduate degree in English Literature at Marietta College--Go Pioneers!--and a graduate degree in reading and education from WVU. Before joining the faculty at Stone Bridge, she edited copy at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, and taught high school English in Ohio. During the 2020-2021 school year, she teaches two sections of AP English Language and Composition, and three sections of English 12. Ms. Stender also co-sponsors PEER and GSA.
    Ms. Stender enjoys cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and OSU Buckeyes; hiking and practicing yoga; exploring new places; and Facetiming her niece and nephew.

    Course Information
     Current Grades Course Information

    Please log into Phoenix



    Stay up-to-date on your grades by checking Phoenix.
    1. Log in to ParentVUE/StudentVUE on your computer or phone
    2. Click "Class Website" in the list of links
    3. Select English class from the drop down bar at the top of the screen
    4. Click "Announcements"
    5. A description of each day's activities is given along with any presentation materials and handouts. Scroll down to find information from earlier in the school year
    To communicate quickly and easily with Ms. Stender, use her LCPS email.






    Please log into Google Classroom
    Look for Ms. Stender in the following locations.
    Before    409 or 509
    1 - 409 - English 12 with Mrs. Wrenn
    2 - 409 - AP Language
    3 - 509 - Plan 
    4 - 509 - Department Plan
    5 - 409 - PEER with Mrs. Goddard
    6 - 409 - AP Lang
    7 - 409 - English 12 with Mrs. Wrenn
    8 - 409 - AP Language
    After       409 or 509
    To see daily agendas, handouts, etc., join our Google Classroom:
    AP Lang - 8adkipd
    English 12 - xizg9g

    Academic English 12:
    *Each unit will involve sample essay analysis, vocabulary study, and review/introduction of mechanics and usage concepts. 
    -World Literature: nonfiction, short story, drama, novel
    -Literary Analysis
    -Media Literacy
    -College Essay & Research Unit
    -Research Paper
    -Persuasive Writing
    AP Language:
    -Close Reading and Skill Building 
    -Interactive Notebook
    -Vocabulary Building
    -Synthesis Essay
    -Rhetorical Analysis Essay
    -Argumentative Essay
    Please contact school counseling if you do not know how to log in. Remember that your Google login information is the same that you use to log on to the school computers.
     ExtraCurricular Positions
     PEER @sb_peer.   
     Contact Information
    43100 Hay Road, Ashburn VA 20147