•  Professional Biography
    Riverside Rams! Tara Dwyer
    This is Ms. Dwyer's fourth year teaching English at Riverside. She grew up in Loudoun County and attended LCPS schools from kindergarten (Catoctin) through twelfth grade (Loudoun County High School). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, both from George Mason University. She completed her Education Requirements through Shenandoah University. She has taught at many levels since 2001,  including many years as an adjunct instructor at both Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University. 
    Some of her favorite things include cats, international travel, Lego, writing and illustrating children's books, kayaking, watching cute animal videos, mint chocolate chip ice cream, going to the beach, and trying new foods. She has a 9 year old son named Lucas and a Maine Coon cat named Charlotte. 
    Ms. Dwyer is the sponsor of Riverside's literary magazine, Estuary. If you are interested in joining the magazine staff, visit Ms. Dwyer in her classroom, 1608! 
    2019-20 Schedule:
     1st AP Language and Communications  5th AP Language and Communications
     2nd  PLANNING  6th Creative Writing/Public Speaking
     3rd  AP Language and Communications  7th PLANNING
     4th  AP Language and Communications   8th Study Hall/Auditorium 
    Course Information
    NHS Tutoring Request Page
    In addition to the Phoenix Gradebook accessible via ParentVue or Student Vue, all materials can be located on each class's Google Classroom Page: 
    Extra Curricular Positions
    Estuary: Literary Magazine Sponsor