•  Professional Biography
    Riverside Rams! Shawn Nabors
    World Languages and Cultures - Spanish
    Mrs. Nabors is a graduate of the College of William and Mary where she earned a degree in International Studies and a minor in Spanish. Mrs. Nabors also studied French at the Centre Intensif de Francais in Montpellier, France. She holds a Masters in Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.
    Mrs. Nabors spent her first three years of teaching at Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas. After staying home with her children for six years, she taught preschool for five years and Spanish for four years at Eagle Ridge Middle School and three years at Tuscarora High School. She is looking forward to her fourth year at Riverside.
    Mrs. Nabors enjoys spending time with her family, running, kayaking, teaching yoga and traveling.

    My 2018-19 Schedule:

     1st  Spanish I  5th  Planning
     2nd  Spanish IV  6th  Study Hall
     3rd  Spanish IV  7th  Spanish IV
     4th  Planning  8th  Spanish IV
      Email Ms. Nabors                         Office hours: M-F beginning at 8:30
    Course Information
    Gradebook & Class Page
    NHS Tutoring Request Page
    All my class information can be found in StudentVUE/ParentVUE. Click the Phoenix link below.
    Phoenix Gradebook
    Department Grading Policy Department Reassessment policy
    2018-2019 Department Grading Policy
    Students enrolled in any of the spoken languages (Spanish, French, & German) will find the categorical breakdown of their quarter grades as follows:


    Assignment Category Title Gradebook Weight

    Formative 10%

    Reading (Summative) 15%

    Writing (Summative) 15%

    Listening (Summative) 15%

    Speaking (Summative) 15%

    Grammar (Summative) 15%

    Vocabulary (Summative) 15%


    2018-2019 Department Reassessment Policy

    Retakes are intended to allow students to demonstrate mastery (84%) and have the following guidelines:

    * Students are eligible for a retake only if they have not achieved mastery (scored below a 84% on the assessment)

    * Students may not receive a score greater than 84% on any retake attempt

    * The retake is a single attempt

    * All work (homework assignments, formative assessments, etc.) related to the assessment have been completed

    * Students must complete remediation prior to attempting the retake

    * All retake attempts must be completed within two weeks after having been returned the original

    * The highest score will be included in the overall grade calculation for the quarter

    * Retakes are NOT offered on skills-based (reading, writing, listening, speaking) assessments, benchmark exams, and county-wide exams (CPAs)

    Extra Curricular Positions
    Spanish Club
    Social Justice Club