Our Team

Ms. Bernard’s classroom door, which highlights BHS vocabulary words

Ms. Bernard’s classroom door, which highlights BHS vocabulary words


Ms. Bularzik: Room 310

Ms. Bularzik teaches three sections of Advanced Placement Literature and Composition and two sections of our ninth-grade Introduction to Literature course. She also serves as the the English Department’s Keys to Literacy coach and the advisor of Spectrum, BHS’s GSA.

You can reach Ms. Bularzik via email at bularzik@bpsk12.org or by phone at 781-238-5601

Ms. Crossman reinforcing the impact of reading for knowledge and understanding

Ms. Crossman reinforcing the impact of reading for knowledge and understanding

Ms. Eshelman: Room 314

Ms. Eshelman teachers our Literature for English Language Learners class, Journalism I, and three sections of the sophomore Advocacy Through Storytelling course. She is also the advisor for the BHS school paper, The Devil’s Advocate.

You can reach Ms. Eshelman by phone at 781-273-7016 or email at seshelman@bpsk12.org.


Mr. Hill announcing the BHS Drama Club’s production of Ray Bradbury’s  Fahrenheit 451

Mr. Hill announcing the BHS Drama Club’s production of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451


Ms. Janovitz: Room 320

Ms. Janovitz, the BHS English Department Chairperson, teaches one section of Senior English honors, one section of ninth-grade Introduction to Literature I honors, and one section of American Literature honors. She is also the co-advisor of Poetic Ramblings, BHS’s poetry club and slam team.

You can reach Ms. Janovitz by email at janovitz@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-273-7645

Ms. Lee showcasing student work on Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Ms. Lee showcasing student work on Bloom’s Taxonomy.


Ms. MacKay: Room 306

Ms. MacKay teaches three sections of Introduction to Literature I and two sections of Senior English. She also coaches Girls Varsity Basketball.

You can reach Ms. MacKay by email at pmackay@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-273-7080.


One of the questions explored in Ms. Netishen’s junior classes

One of the questions explored in Ms. Netishen’s junior classes


Ms. Rose: Room 322

Ms. Rose teaches two sections of Introduction to Literature I, two sections of Senior English, and one section of AP Literature and Composition.

You can reach Ms. Rose by email at rose@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-270-2911

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Ms. Smetana: Room 308

Ms. Smetana teaches one section of our sophomore Advocacy Through Storytelling course, one section of Introduction to Literature I Foundations, two sections of Writing Fellows I and II, and one section of Creative Writing. She is also responsible for developing and facilitating the BHS Student Writing Center.

You can reach Ms. Smetana by email at jsmetana@bpsk12.or or phone at 781-238-6888.

Ms. Wolfenden’s Class Values

Ms. Wolfenden’s Class Values



Ms. Bernard: Room 302

Ms. Bernard teaches three sections of American Literature and one section of Introduction to Literature I Foundations. She also serves as the English Department Bridge Program liaison.

You can reach Ms. Bernard via email at bernard@bpsk12.org or by phone at 781-270-2936


Ms. Bularzik providing instruction on Aristotle’s Rhetorical Triangle.

Ms. Bularzik providing instruction on Aristotle’s Rhetorical Triangle.


Ms. Crossman: Room 303

Ms. Crossman teachers three sections of our sophomore literature course, Advocacy Through Storytelling,; co-teaches our combined junior and senior Power of Story class; and one section of honors Senior English. She is also the co-advisor of the Tenacity Challenge, the Multicultural Club, and Humans of BHS.

You can reach Ms. Crossman by email at crossman@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-273-7081.


Ms. Eshelman introducing the elements of narratives

Ms. Eshelman introducing the elements of narratives


 

Mr. Hill: Room 304

Mr. Hill teaches two sections of college prep Senior English, two sections of Advanced Placement Language and Composition, one semester of Drama and Advanced Drama, and one semester of Introduction to Film and Media Studies. Mr. Hill also serves as the director of our annual play and the advisor of BHS’s improv troupe, Idle Hands.

You can reach Mr. Hill by email at khill@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-273-7639


Ms. Janovitz reading the Burlington Reads selection,  March  by Andrew Aydin and John Lewis

Ms. Janovitz reading the Burlington Reads selection, March by Andrew Aydin and John Lewis


Ms. Lee: Room 305

Ms. Lee teaches three sections of Introduction to Literature I and two sections of Senior English. She is also a co-advisor for the Class of 2021. As the department’s in-house tech expert, Ms. Lee serves as an unofficial advisor to students working on their digital products.

You can reach Ms. Lee by email at alee@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-238-5642.


Ms. MacKay surrounded by her students’ Identity Projects

Ms. MacKay surrounded by her students’ Identity Projects


Ms. Netishen: Room 301

Ms. Netishen teaches two sections of ninth-grade Introduction to Literature I, one section of Advanced Placement Language and Composition, and one section of American Literature honors. She is also the advisor of the The Devils’ Playlist and the Burlington High School chapter of Girl Up.

You can reach Ms. Netishen by email at jnetishen@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-238-6801.


Ms. Rose and her classroom mural highlighting the freshman text, To Kill a Mockingbird

Ms. Rose and her classroom mural highlighting the freshman text,To Kill a Mockingbird


Ms. Shalkoski: Room 300

Ms. Shalkoski teaches two sections of sophomore literature, Advocacy Through Storytelling; and three sections of American Literature. She is also the advisor of the BHS literary and art journal Collab.

You can reach Ms. Shalkoski by email at kshalkoski@bpsk12.or or phone at 781-238-6895.


Ms. Smetana showcasing the independent reading texts her students have chosen this year.

Ms. Smetana showcasing the independent reading texts her students have chosen this year.


Ms. Wolfenden: Room 315

Ms. Wolfenden teaches three sections of American Literature and two sections of our sophomore Advocacy Through Storytelling course. She is also serving as a co-advisor of the BHS literary and art magazine, Collab, and a founding member of the BHS Reading Ambassadors.

You can reach Ms. Wolfenden by email at jwolfenden@bpsk12.org or phone at 781-238-6887.