Seniors (Eng. 12)

"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do."

Leonardo da Vinci

I write because I'm not the body type to fist fight.

~George Watsky


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2014 Reading Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge
Scott has read 2 books toward his goal of 30 books.


I graduated with a B.S. in English Education and Theatre Education from BYU-Idaho in 2005

I then moved to Las Vegas, NV and got my first teaching job at Sierra Vista High School where I taught for three years. I taught English 9, Theatre 1, and Speech 1.

After doing my time in Nevada, I finally was able to move back home to Arvada, CO and got my dream job at Pomona High School, the school I attended.

Upon arriving in Colorado I started working on my Masters Degree and graduated from Denver University with a Masters of Liberal Studies in Creative Writing in 2010.

I taught at Pomona for three years and worked with a variety of classes: English 9, English 10, English 11, PAH English 9, All Boys English 9 (which I piloted), and Read 180. I was also co-sponser for Write Club and co-publisher for Analecta (Pomona's Literary Magazine) for two years. And finally, I was Freshman Team Leader for one year.

I left Pomona for a year (a descision that I now regret) to try a teaching position at Arapahoe High School in Littleton, CO. There I taught English 10 (including an All Boys English 10), Science Fiction, and Creative Writing.

But now Allen's back! I returned to Pomona (sure to be one of the best descisions of my life) last year. I had to because I bleed black and it was awkward walking around with all those warriors at Arapahoe!

2012-2013, I taught English 9, Read 180, and AP Literature and Composition.

2013-2013, I currently am teaching Read 180, English 12 (CCB), and AP Literature and Composition.

I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife Amy, our adorable five-year-old son, Cayden, and our new baby girl. I love writing, gaming, and comic books.

Publications: Moon Wells in The Outlet and Put a little Rainbow in Your Pocket on This I