2730 North Trekell Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 | P: (520) 836-8500 | F: (520) 316-3353
Casa Grande Schools
ELA (English / Language Arts)
Credits Required for Graduation: 4 credits
Credits Required for University: 4 credits
To earn a diploma, students must successfully complete four (4) years of ELA (English), including:
  • ELA 9 (or Honors ELA 9), AND
  • ELA 10 (or Honors ELA 10), AND
  • ELA 11 (or AP English Language & Composition), AND
  • ONE (1) Senior English Option*:
  • ELA 12
  • ELA 12 - Transition to College Writing
  • Novel / Short Story / Mythology
  • AP English Literature
*All senior options meet the requirements for a 4th-year English course, as outlined by ADE, the Common Core Standards, and University Requirements.
Ms. Denice Douglas
ELA (English/Language Arts) Department Chair
ELA Staff
Ms. Aldrich
Subjects Taught: ELA 9 & ELA 10
Motto: "If we teach today's students as we taught yesterday's, we rob them of tomorrow." ~ John Dewey
Ms. Davis
Subject Taught: Reading
Motto: "Today a reader, tomorrow a leader." - Margaret Fuller
Ms. Douglas (ELA Department Chair)
Subjects Taught: ELA 12, AP English & Composition
Motto: "Be the change you wish to see in this world" - Ghandi
Ms. Duncan
Subjects Taught: ELA 11, Edgenuity
Motto: Teach them well.
Ms. Fitzgibbons
Subjects Taught: ELA 11
Ms. Foster
Subject Taught: ELA 10
Motto: Contribute your unique gift to the world.
Ms. Glines
Subjects Taught: ELA 9, Honors ELA 9
Motto:  "The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can ever take it away from you." - B.B. King
Mr. Lee
Subjects Taught: ELA 9, ELA 10, Edgenuity
Motto: Learning doesn't happen in the classroom. Learning happens when students take the knowledge they have gained in the classroom and apply it to the real world. 
Mrs. Limbaga
Subjects Taught: ELA 9, ELL
Motto: "When words are both true and kind they can change the world." - Buddha
Mr. Machelor
Subjects Taught: ELA 12, Novel/Short Story/Mythology, AP English Literature
Motto: Carpe diem! Seize the day!
Mrs. Ramirez
Subjects Taught: Honors ELA 9, Honors ELA 10, Edgenuity
Motto: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky
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