English/Language

Kenneth Howes, English
"I am from the glorious North of California, Red Bluff, home of cattle and mullets. I have taught at Chico State as a student adjunct, in Russia as a countenanced foreigner, in Brentwood as a young idealist, in Korea as an enraged alien, but it is in Fall River where I have cultivated my grey hairs. My lovely wife has blessed me with three children to occupy the electronic screens of my home. I have several hobbies, but it is bicycling that rules them all and keeps the others from killing me."
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Welcome from Mr. Howes:
Good evening. My name is Kenneth Howes, and this is my eighteenth year teaching in the district. I am looking forward to another great year under difficult circumstances. My promise to you and to all of the students is to prepare them for the challenges in reading and writing they may face in their future career paths. Please contact me through email if you should have any questions at all.

Important Links and Documents:
Classroom Behavior and Grading Policy


Tamara Lopez, English
Hi,  I am Tamara Lopez! I have taught at Fall River Jr. Sr. High School for about eight years now. I grew up in Northern California on the coast, so I have a deep love for the ocean; however, my hiking experiences have instilled an equally deep respect for the mountains as well. I live with my thirteen year old son who keeps life pretty interesting, as do all of your children. There is never a dull day with my students! In my free time I enjoy baking, hiking,  writing, reading, and traveling. 
I teach AP English Language and Composition, English 10, English 8, and English 7. It is a great privilege to teach the students as they enter the school as seventh graders and then to see how much they have developed in their language skills by the tenth grade. The students at Fall River H.S. are truly special, and I am thankful to be back in the classroom to share my love of language with them.



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Important Links and Documents:
General Education Syllabus - English 7, English 8 and English 10
AP English Language and Composition Syllabus


Rafael A. Sevilla, Spanish
Rafael was born in Los Angeles, CA but spent his childhood growing up in Alturas. Rafael went to school at Shasta and Butte college and completed his undergraduate degree at Chico State University in 2018 and is currently completing his Master's Degree and Teaching Credential through National University. Rafael  worked 13 years as a server in the restaurant industry and spent time as a drug and alcohol counselor. He has a love for History and his first language, Spanish. Rafael has a deep love and connection with athletics and has coached women's soccer at both Enterprise High School and Shasta College. Rafael currently resides in Redding with his wife Sarah, where he loves being a girl dad to their daughters Aaliyah, Sophia, Mia and Bria.
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Important Links and Documents:
Class Procedures and Expectations
Spanish I,II,III,IV Syllabus
Study Skills Syllabus
Creative Exploration Syllabus

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