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    Mrs. Caitlin Ryan
    Room E119
    (623) 376-3149
    All information about daily activities, assignments, and resources can be found on your class' Canvas site:
    Join the Remind for updates and reminders! Text the codes below to the number 81010.
    Remind for LA 1-2: @RyanLA12
    Remind for LA 3-4: @RyanLA34
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    2021-22 Schedule
    1st LA 1-2
    2nd LA 1-2
    3rd LA 3-4
    4th prep
    5th lunch
    6th LA 1-2
    7th LA 1-2
    Office Hours
    I am available after school most days, but please make an appointment with me to ensure that I don't have a previously scheduled meeting or commitment. Appointments can be made via email or in-person during class time.
    Take advantage of our AcaPrep time Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can always come to get a pass for AcaPrep if you need extra help!
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  • A little about me!

     I am thrilled to be starting Year 16 in Education teaching at Mountain Ridge High School! Over the years, I have taught 7th grade-college freshmen but love teaching at the high school level.

    I am originally from Michigan, earning a bachelor's degree from WMU (Go Broncos!) and a master's degree from GCU (Lopes Up!). I am currently working toward National Board Certification in ELA for Adolescents & Young Adults and hope to complete that process this year.

    Throughout my tenure in the district, I have worn many hats, including English teacher (at all levels), Student Government advisor, [multiple] clubs sponsor, and musical director & choreographer. I love being involved on campus--athletics, activities, arts--to connect with students and to gain a more holistic view of who they are!

    I LOVE dressing up for spirit days (I guess that's my theatre background!). Anything to make a kid smile! :)

    I am grateful to have earned some recognition during my time in education, including two-time School Teacher of the Year (2014 & 2018) and District Teacher of the Year (2017).

    In my spare time, I enjoy reading, hiking, and binge-watching true crime documentaries. I also perform with a competitive women's show choir (check out Scottsdale Sweet Adelines on YouTube!) and sing with my husband in a mixed a capella chorus as well (Southwest Vocal Alliance).

    I can't wait to get to know you!