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    Amber Barkdoll

    Email: abarkdoll@tcss.net

    Phone: (205) 342-2670  Ext. 6769

    Mrs. Barkdoll
     
    2019-2020 Schedule

    1st Period: AP Literature                
    2nd Period: Honors Eng. 9   
    3rd Period: AP Literature        
    4th Period: PREP
    5th Period: Honors Eng. 9
    6th Period: ACT/College Prep
    7th Period: Honors Eng. 9
     
     
    Education
    The University of Alabama- Bachelor of Science in Education-
                                             Secondary Language Arts
        Summa Cum Laude- Dec. 2008
    Muscle Shoals High School- May 2004 Advanced Diploma
     
    Teaching Experience
    Tuscaloosa County High School- Spring 2009 - Present
    Tuscaloosa County High School- Fall 2008 (Student Teacher though University of 
        Alabama)
     
    Bio
          After graduating from Muscle Shoals High School, I attended a small college in
    Mississippi called Mississippi University for Women. To this day, I treasure the
    friendships I made there, and I remember fondly the wisdom imparted to us by
    our wonderful professors. After two years at MUW, I transferred to The University
    of Alabama where I met my husband, Jayme, in the English education program.  
    I was offered a permanent position at County High after my student
    teaching placement in the fall of 2008 (Go Wildcats!). For 12 years, my husband and
    I both taught at County High--our classes were even right next to each other! However,
    in 2020, he transitioned into the ministry as a student pastor.  Our students mean the
    world to us, and we feel blessed to be a part of their lives.  
         In my spare time, my husband and I love to travel and play with our three pups (all
     rescues).  We are huge Bama fans (Roll Tide!), so Saturdays in the fall are filled with
    friends and lots of football!  Lastly, we love serving our community through our church.
     
    Required Supplies for 9th Grade English/ Pre-AP English 9
    • One ream of white copy paper to be donated to the class for printing handouts
    • At least ONE 3-ring binder (it needs to be sturdy)
    • Plenty of pencils and pens (no specific color is necessary)
    • Plenty of college ruled, loose leaft paper
    • At least 5 notebook dividers for organizing sections of the notebook
    • A pack of highlighters (at least 3 different colors, preferably pink, green, and yellow)

    ***Donations of Kleenex, Lysol spray, Paper Towels, Germ-X, Clorox Wipes,

    and Band-aids are always appreciated and can be brought at any time.

     
    AP LITERATURE STUDENTS:
       Click the links below to open the summer reading packets for 2020.  
     

           Things Fall Apart Summer Reading Packet

     


    Click the link below for a picture of the 9th Grade Honors English

    Summer Reading novel for the 2020-2021 School Year

    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

     


    Click the link below to hear our talented choir sing the Alma Mater! 

    Alma Mater 


    Click the link below to watch the "Harrison Bergeron" movie

    2081 movie


    Click the link below to view the painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus

     Landscape with the Fall of Icarus

     

     

    ACT Prep Survey 1

    ACT Prep Survey 2