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Birnbaum, Mike » Mike Birnbaum -- English II and Journalism

Mike Birnbaum -- English II and Journalism

Hello. Welcome to my class!  I am new to Argyle ISD, and I'm excited to be here.  This is my 9th year of teaching.  Before I became an educator, I spent five years in public relations and seven years working as a writer for CNN.  I earned my Master's Degree from Emerson College in Boston, and my Bachelor's Degree from Penn State University.  I was born and raised in Philadelphia.  
 
My schedule:
**Morning Tutorials by Appointment Only
1st Period:  English II
2nd Period:  English II
3rd Period:  English II
4th Period:  Advanced Journalism and Newspaper/The Talon (Split Period with B Lunch)
5th Period:  UIL Journalism (News Writing, Editorial, Feature Story, Headlines, Copy Editing)
6th Period:  Journalism I. 
7th Period:  Conference
**After School Tutorials Monday through Thursday