Tamara Salisbury

"Teach a child how to think, not what to think." 
-Sidney Sugarman
College Prep English

College Prep English is offered for dual credit English 12 and Composition 1 and 2 through Cowley County Community College.

Read more about the class and my expectations in my syllabus HERE.

Students: for information current assignments or unit materials, go to Classroom and check the feed or the "About" section.

English 12

The goal of this course is to help students become better readers and writers. We will read fiction and nonfiction, and we will write and produce other forms of expression both in response to readings as well as independently.

Read more about the class and my expectations in my syllabus HERE.

Students: for information current assignments or unit materials, go to Classroom and check the feed or the "About" section.

English 10

The goal of this course is to help students become better readers and writers. We will read fiction and nonfiction, and we will write and produce other forms of expression both in response to readings as well as independently.

Read more about the class and my expectations in my syllabus HERE.

Students: for information current assignments or unit materials, go to Classroom and check the feed or the "About" section.


21st Century Journalism 

The task of this class is to maintain the website for The Cardinal Times and produce print publications throughout the year. While doing so, students learn basic journalistic skills, including photography, design, interviewing, writing, and general production. 
Dates to note

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English 12:


English 10:



Tamara Salisbury
English/journalism
620-456-2963 (school)
Rooms #123 and 115 (lab)
salisbury@usd356.org

Mrs. Salisbury is a CSHS Cardinal alumna (2005) and has been teaching here since 2013. Before that, she taught middle school English for three years in Minneapolis, Kan. Mrs. Salisbury received a bachelor's degree in secondary education (English and journalism emphasis) in 2009 and a master's degree in curriculum and instruction (language arts emphasis) in 2010, both from Kansas State University.

Mrs. Salisbury advises the student news website (The Cardinal Times), is production manager for drama productions, sponsors the sophomore class, and has coached volleyball in the past.