Saint Marys Area High School

977 S. St. Marys Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857 Phone: 814.834.7831
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Meet the Teacher

A little about me...
 
I am a native of St. Marys, PA and a graduate of St. Marys Area High School. After graduation, I attended Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA) and majored in Communications (Broadcast emphasis). I returned to the St. Marys Area School District and served as a learning facilitator until 2009. During my time as a facilitator, I earned my Master's Degree in Secondary Education (English certification) from the University of Phoenix. In 2009, I accepted a teaching position in the SMAHS English Department.  While here, I have taught English, Mass Media, Public Speaking, Theater Arts, and Newswriting. This summer, I completed 30 more graduate credits beyond my Master's. I enjoy learning new things and using them in my classroom. 
 
In addition to my classroom duties, I serve as the Color Guard Director and the Choreographer for the annual spring musical. I also co-direct the Mock Accident when it's held at SMAHS and I prepare the daily announcements for the high school.
 
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, my friends, and my cat, Oka (whom I adopted from the Elk County Humane Society in 2015).  I also enjoy reading, listening to music, bike riding, and golfing.
 
Schedule for 2018-2019 (Semester 2)
Period 1 - CTE Senior English
Period 2 - Senior English 4H
Period 3 - Cyber Remediation/Supervision
AP - SAP Duty
Period 5/6 - AP Senior English
Period 8/9 - Media I & II
Period 10 - Study Hall Supervision
Period 11 - Junior English 3A
 

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1st Quarter Grades

Quarter One grades are complete. If you feel there is an error in your grade, please see me immediately!

WELCOME!!

 Welcome back to all students! I'm looking forward to a great school year. Please be sure to access your Google Classroom before Monday, August 28, 2017. You may also check here for upcoming assignments. If you have any questions or concerns, please see me ASAP or email me: adefilippi@smasd.org.

Outdoor Color Guard Rehearsal

The first outdoor color guard rehearsal will be on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 from 6 until 9 PM in the HS auditorium. 

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