The English Department

This page features links and information for students in English classes at RSS.


Money Quiz

Novels, Short Stories, and Literature Circles

Former RSS student, Breanne Wallach, created this useful website for students describing the readings you might encounter in class or during Lit Circles.

The Elizabethan Feast

Your English/Communications teacher will have information about how to get ready for the feast.

If you are feeling nostalgic, here’s a trailer to remember Feasts from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away:


You can also start browsing some of the costumes available for rent.


Communications 12:

Here is an update from the Ministry of Education regarding the Comm 12 Provincial Exam:

Please be advised that minor enhancements have been introduced to the Visual Design Tool in the Communications 12 provincial examination. These features were included in the November 2014 exam. Sample Exams including the enhancements are available on the Ministry’s exams website at

The improvements were made as a result of discussions with Communications 12 teachers, markers and marking chairs. It is recommended that teachers and students become familiar with the revised e-exam.

Students should use the link above to practice with the new Visual Design Tool.