• The mission of the English Department is to develop in each of our students the following academic attributes: an understanding and appreciation of literature; a proficiency and confidence in writing; the ability to understand communication clearly through active listening, critical observation, and analysis; meaningful questioning skills; habits of critical reading, writing, and speaking skills that carry over to adult life; creativity and imagination in the areas of reading, writing, and speaking; and an appreciation of various cultural and human perspectives through the study and discussion of literature.


  • Staff Directory

    Last Name First Name Email Phone Department Building
    BAUER MALLORY mbauer@hinsdale86.org 6304684363 English Central
    BESSETTE JACQUELINE jbessett@hinsdale86.org 6305708332 English Central
    BURRELL ANGELIQUE aburrell@hinsdale86.org 6305708358 English Central
    CHANDLER GINA gchandle@hinsdale86.org 6305708374 English Central
    DIDOMENICO JAMES jdidomen@hinsdale86.org 6305708360 English Central
    DUNLAVY JOHN jdunlavy@hinsdale86.org 6305708353 English Central
    ESAU JUSTIN jesau@hinsdale86.org 6305708359 English Central
    FEHRMAN HEATHER hfehrman@hinsdale86.org 6305708366 English Central
    FRIEBEL JARED jfriebel@hinsdale86.org 6305708092 English Central
    GRADY SUSAN sgrady@hinsdale86.org 6305708091 English Central
    HIFFMAN STEPHANIE shiffman@hinsdale86.org 6305708114 English Central
    JAFFE SUSAN sjaffe@hinsdale86.org 6305708377 English Central
    KOSTRO CHRISTOPHER ckostro@hinsdale86.org 6305708372 English Central
    LANGE DAVID dlange@hinsdale86.org 6305708350 English Central
    LEONARD MARINNE aleonard@hinsdale86.org English Central
    LOPEZ CHERISE clopez@hinsdale86.org 6305708361 English Central
    LUNDIN ERIN elundin@hinsdale86.org 6305708093 English Central
    NAGLE LESLEY lnagle@hinsdale86.org 6305708095 English Central
    OTAHAL LAUREN lotahal@hinsdale86.org 6305708419 English Central
    PALMER ERIN epalmer@hinsdale86.org 6305708369 English Central
    PALMQUIST MICHAEL mpalmqui@hinsdale86.org 6305708373 English Central
    SAUNDERS KATHRYNNE ksaunder@hinsdale86.org 6305708370 English Central
    SCHOLZ SARAH sscholz@hinsdale86.org 6305708368 English Central
    STOB JORDAN jstob@hinsdale86.org 6305708357 English Central
    TOSH KATHRYN ktosh@hinsdale86.org 6305708387 English Central