Welcome to Mr. Alford's Class Website!
"I will watch for, believe in, notice, love, and engage the genius of those in my charge."
(My Socratic Oath)
Dr. John C. Kimball High School
"Home of the Jaguars"
This year Mr. Alford celebrates his 19th year as a fully-credentialed teacher in the State of California. He graduated from California State University East Bay with B.A. Degree in English/Mass Communication and a History Minor. He also earned his Teaching Credential at CSU East Bay in 1995, reaching the National Dean's List for the third straight year.
Currently, he teaches English III and IV (College Preparatory)
Students: Remember to bring all required materials, including notebooks AND textbooks, every day. If you need more details, consult your syllabus.
Calendar of Events
Latest Blog Entries
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|MLA Undergraduate Sample Paper|
|Why and How to Create a Useful Outline|
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|American Romanticism Lecture (Video)|