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.

Students: for syllabus and general class information, current assignments or unit materials, go to Classroom and check the Classwork for "About this Class."


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.

Students: for syllabus and general class information, current assignments or unit materials, go to Classroom and check the Classwork for "About this Class."


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.

Students: for syllabus and general class information, current assignments or unit materials, go to Classroom and check the Classwork for "About this Class."


21st Century Journalism (news website)

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. 


Digital Media Production (yearbook)

The task of this class is to produce the yearbook. While doing so, students learn basic journalistic skills, including photography, design, interviewing, writing, and general production. 




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) and yearbook, is production manager for drama productions, sponsors the junior class, and has coached volleyball in the past.