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    Name: Natalie Bestawrose

    Department: English

    Email: Natalie.Bestawrose@lcps.org

    Room: TBA


    Teacher Biography

    This year will be Ms. Bestawrose's twelfth year teaching with experience in both middle and high school English. She graduated with honors from Marymount University in 2008 with a BA in English. In 2012, Ms. Bestawrose graduated from George Mason University with an MFA in creative writing, where she concentrated in fiction. Prior to graduating from Mason, Ms. Bestawrose received honorable mention in the Dan Rudy Fiction Award for her short story "Going to the Cinema." She currently holds a Postgraduate Virginia License in Secondary Education with an endorsement in English. 

    In addition to teaching various grade levels of English literature, language arts, and writing, Ms. Bestawrose has been a teacher mentor and an English department SALT at the middle school level. This is her second year at Freedom High School. 

    Teacher Information 


     English 9 Honors

     English Dual Enrollment 12 (NVCC)







     Block 1: English 12 DE

     Block 2: Cohort/Department Collaboration

     Block 3: English 9 Honors

     Block 4: Study Hall

     Block 5: Planning 

     Block 6: English 12 DE

     Block 7: English 12 DE

     Block 8: English 9 Honors


    Online Presence

    E-mail: Natalie.Bestawrose@lcps.org


    Canvas (NOVA)

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    Contact Information
    Freedom High School | 25450 Riding Center Drive | South Riding, VA
    P: (703)957-4300 | F:(703)542-2086