Education MA, Secondary Education, Johns Hopkins University BFA, Theatre Design and Technology, West Virginia University
Mr. Newcome has been an educator since 2004, starting in Frederick County, MD and moving to John Handley High School in 2014. His love for literature and poetry lead him to the English Language Arts classroom; his focus is on Projects Based Learning through social action and various types of essay writing, including narrative, expository and persuasive writing. He became the Chair of the English Department in 2016.
“Frodo: I wish the Ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened. Gandalf: So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
What I'm Reading:
Washington by Ron Chernow
Washington is a well researched biography about the life of our first president.
And various comic book series including The Avengers, Thor, Ironman, and Black Panther.
Google Classroom Info.
Many classroom assignments are posted in the Google classroom. Guardians who wish to join our Google classroom for regular updates on activities and assignments may email me individually for the class codes. Students can also show parents their assignments at home by accessing the classroom through their school accounts.