•  Mr. Simonton
    This will be Mr. Simonton's 5th year as a teacher at River Bend. He is excited to be teaching Exploratory Dramatics and Tech Ed for the second year, having spent the previous 3 years as a social studies teacher. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with minors in Museum Studies and Economics from Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY, and he received his Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University this past spring.
     
    Outside of the classroom, Mr. Simonton is the director of the school musical and sponsor of the Drama Club. He is also interested in photography and cooking. 
     

    PARENTVUE/STUDENTVUE

     

    Mr. Simonton's Schedule, 2019-2020:

     

    1A - Exploratory Dramatics

    2A - Exploratory Dramatics

    3A - Tech Ed 7

    4A - Planning

    5B - Exploratory Dramatics

    6B - Tech Ed 7 

    7B - Tech Ed 7

    8B - Planning

     

     

    Grading

     

    Mr. Simonton's Tech Ed classes will follow the Tech Ed Department grading policy.  Students' grade will made up of the following components:

     

    • Tests/Projects - 50%
    • Quizzes - 20%
    • Classwork - 30%

     

     

    Mr. Simonton's Exploratory Dramatics classes will be graded based on the following:

     

    • Performances/Projects - 75%
    • Journals/Critiques - 25%

     

     

    Contact Information

     

    It is very important to maintain open lines of communication between school and home.  Please feel free to contact Mr. Simonton at paul.simonton@lcps.org, with questions and/or concerns.  He will get back to you with a return email or a phone call as soon as possible.

Last Modified on August 26, 2019