•  Professional Biography

    bulldog   Melanie Stender
      English Teacher 
    This is Ms. Melanie Stender's 16th year teaching English, and her 6th at SBHS. She attended public schools in the northern panhandle of West Virginia, and earned an undergraduate degree in English Literature at Marietta College. (Go Pioneers!) Her graduate degree from WVU is in education, especially reading, and she has current reading specialist certification. Before joining the Stone Bridge faculty, she edited copy at Glencoe/McGraw-Hill in Columbus, Ohio, and taught high school English in Ohio as well. During the 2018-2019 school year, she teaches two sections of AP English Language, two sections of English 12, and one section of English 10 Honors. Ms. Stender also co-sponsors PEER and GSA.
    When she's not working with students, Ms. Stender enjoys cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and OSU Buckeyes; practicing yoga; Facetiming her neice and nephew; and spending time with her senior dog Art (Moriarty), who is definitely not a criminal mastermind. :-)
    Look for Ms. Stender in the following locations.
    Before      409 or 509
    1 -            409 - English 12 with Ms. Morgan
    2 -            509 - Plan
    3 -            602 - English 12 with Ms. Morgan 
    4 -            509 - Department Plan
    5 -            409 - PEER with Mrs. Goddard
    6 -            409 - AP Lang
    7 -            409 - AP Lang
    8 -            409 - English 10
    After         409 or 509
    To see daily agendas, handouts, etc., join our Google Classroom:
    AP Lang -  5kqgmy
    English 12 - wrpw4k
    English 10H - cm58zs6
    Find Ms. Stender on Twitter to see what's happening in English class or in PEER: @SBHS_Stender and @sb_peer. 
    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.
    Email Ms. Stender
    Course Information
     Current Grades  
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    Course Syllabus: See Phoenix
    Course Plan
    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 
    -College Application Essay Unit
    -Business Writing Unit 
    -Research Paper Unit
    -Exemplification Essay Unit
    -Persuasion Unit
    -Problem/Solution Unit
    AP Language:
    -Close Reading and Skill Building 
    -Interactive Notebook
    -Vocabulary Building
    -Synthesis Essay
    -Rhetorical Analysis Essay
    -Argumentative Essay
     Contact Information
    43100 Hay Road, Ashburn VA 20147 
    571-252-2200    EXT.