• Hello! I am Ronda McWhortor.   

    A little about me: I am a proud ASU Sun Devil. I have been teaching at BGHS for over 35 years now, and I love our Bulldog family. All of my own children graduated from BGHS, so I have experience as both teacher and parent in our school. I am certified as both an ELA and a CTE teacher, and will soon have my gifted endorsement as well. 

    I teach each of the following levels. By clicking on the link you can view the syllabus for that class. 

    IB English 7-8

    ELA 7-8

    Ed Professions

    Supplies List

    • Pencils and blue/black pens
    • Loose leaf notebook paper (College Rule)
    • A  3 Ring Binder w/Section Dividers
    • Agenda/Calendar – Use the app on Chromebook or a paper version
    • Colored highlighters (at least 3 colors) & / or colored pencils
    • 1 Composition Notebook (College rule)

    Supplies WISH List

    • Facial tissue
    • White board markers
    • Post It Notes in various colors / sizes
    • Laminator
    • Extra composition notebooks
    • Fun sized treats to give out as rewards


    I can be reached at Ronda.McWhortor@dvusd.org

    or leave a message on the class phone at 623-445-3100


    I look forward to a great year!