• Tutoring Schedule:

    Mondays and Wednesdays: 3:45-4:30 P.M.

    Thursdays and Fridays: by appointment.

    Chromebooks available during tutoring sessions.
    Please plan to make up tests on the Monday or Wednesday afternoon closest to your return to school from an absence.
  • Week of December 17-21, 2018

    Monday: Due at beginning of class (carried over from Thursday)- annotate two articles and answer open-ended questions for each.  This assignment must be done in Classroom.  All students have been instructed on how to annotate on the computer.

    Students will sharpen test-taking skills for tomorrow's exam.

    Tuesday: MAAP-style multiple choice exam with cold passages.  Students cannot study for this exam, and they have learned the skills, but have not seen the material.

    Wednesday: The students will analyze poetry and articles from which to create an argument.

    Thursday: Students will create an ugly sweater for his/her favorite literary character, then write a narrative about his/her favorite Christmas experience.

    Friday: 60% exam make-up day.  Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

      THEMATIC COURSE PUSH: Perception vs. Reality

    Year-long Essential Questions:

    • What defines the Human Experience?
    • What drives Human Behavior?
    • What defines Success?
    Parents, please send your email address on the Parent Homework or through an email (nicole.vonderbruegge@gulfportschools.org) so I may send you an invitation to join our Google Classroom.

    2018-19 English II Honors supply list:

    Loose leaf paper, Binder- will be used to keep class notes and handouts, 1 three-prong folder, Pencils and Pens, index cards for presentations

    bottle of hand sanitizer OR box of tissues (bring any time during the year)

    Nice to have, but not required:

    highlighters, crayons and/or markers, Post-it notes or tabs, personal copies of The Great Gatsby and Of Mice and Men.


Mrs. Nicole Vonder Bruegge

Phone: 228-896-7525


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts, English, University of Southern Mississippi, 1995 Education Certification Courses, University of Mississippi, 1997 MS Class A Certificate English 7-12, 1995 MS Class A Certificate Social Studies 7-12, 2014 Teacher Consultant, Live Oak Writing Project, 2010 ACT Lead Teacher, 2016

Mrs. Nicole Vonder Bruegge


2018-19 begins my twentieth year as an English teacher. I have taught grades 7 and 9-12 at both public and private middle and high schools. I enjoy teaching English II and getting to know my students throughout the year.