Office Information
CGUHSD offices are closed. Essential functions of the district continue. Staff are available via phone and email, and will respond, Monday-Thursday, during summer office hours. For contact information, visit our directory at www.cguhsd.org/vgDirectory.aspx.


English Department

Students must successfully complete four (4) years of English including English 9, English 10, English 11, and English 12 Options. Students may elect to take a semester of Mythology, Folklore & Fantasy along with a semester of Novel & Short Story for their senior option. All senior options meet the requirements for a 4th year English course as outlined by ADE, the Arizona College and Career Standards, and university requirements.

Department Teachers

Alicia Behrens
Behrens, Alicia
ESS Teacher | English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4550
-Academic Resource
-English 9 E
-English 10 E
Alyson Bell
Bell, Alyson
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4522
-English 11
-Second Chance Reading
Nancy Bennett
Bennett, Nancy
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4512
-AP Language & Composition
-AP Literature & Composition
-English 11
Lisa Borninkhof
Borninkhof, Lisa
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400
-English 9
Anneke de Villiers
de Villiers, Anneke
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4520
-English 9
-English 10
Shelli Ethington
Ethington, Shelli
Reading Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4546
-Read 180
-Second Chance Reading
Douglas Harding
Harding, Douglas
English Teacher | Fine Arts Teacher
Kristin McCallin
McCallin, Kristin
English Teacher | ELD Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4516
-ELD Intermediate English 9
-English 9
-English 10
Michael Morrin
Morrin, Michael
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4515
-English 11
-English 12
Alistair Mountz
Mountz, Alistair
Instructional Specialist | English Teacher
Office: 520-316-3360 x 4529
-ELD Intermediate English 9
-ELD Intermediate English 10
-ELD Intermediate English 11
-ELD Intermediate English 12
Katie Mummert
Mummert, Katie
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4526
-English 10
Brian Russell
Russell, Brian
ESS Teacher | English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4542
-Academic Resource
-English 11 E
-English 12 E
-Next Steps
Cristina Salcido-Grigg
Salcido-Grigg, Cristina
PE & Health Teacher | English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4940
-Cardio Fitness (Coed)
-English 101 CAC Composition III
-English 102 CAC Composition IV 
-PE (Girls)
-Weight Training (Coed)
Debra Schisler
Schisler, Debra
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4505
-English 10
-English Honors 9
-English Honors 10
Melody Scull
Scull, Melody
ELD Teacher | English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4545
-ELD English Conversation and Vocabulary
-ELD Reading
-ELD Writing
-ELD Writing and Grammar
Rani Singh
Singh, Rani
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4504
Neil Smyers
Smyers, Neil
English Teacher
Office: 520-876-9400 x 4518
-English 9
-Myth, Folklore, & Fantasy
-Novel & Short Story

Department Chair

Our Non-Discrimination Commitment

Casa Grande Union High School District #82 prohibits discrimination in employment and educational programs based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s), Mary Ann Amerson, Human Resources Director at 520 316-3360 ext. 1104 or mamerson@cguhsd.org

El Distrito Casa Grande Union High #82 prohibe la discriminación de empleo y programas educacionales basados en raza, color, religion, sexo, edad, descapacidad, origen nacional, estado militar, información de prueba genetica, orientación sexual o identidad de género, o expresion y provee acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados.

Preguntas, quejas, o solicitudes para información adicional de acuerdo a estas leyes deben ser dirigidas a la coordinadora designada, Mary Ann Amerson, Directora de Recursos Humanos al 520 316-3360 ext. 1104, o mamerson@cguhsd.org

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