About Mr. Humphreys
Mr. Humphreys earned his Bachelor's degree from Austin College (Sherman, Texas) and his Master's degree from Pepperdine University. Previous education experiences include stints at Kentucky Repertory Theatre, Plano Repertory Theatre, Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services (Vista School), and Mira Costa High School. In addition to his Beverly Vista social studies responsibilities, Mr. Humphreys advises the BV Middle School Student Council. He is the recipient of grants for study and travel from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Korean Cultural Center, California International Education Foundation, and Getty Villa. In 2009, he was recognized by the district with a BHUSD Apple Award distinction.
Social studies information can be found under the grade appropriate Heritage tab.
Drama information can be found under the drama tab.
Grade 7 Heritage
I have attached a brief slide show explaining how to write Cornell Notes. This is not designed to serve as a substitute for following the process during class. However, it could be helpful in reinforcing some of the basic Cornell Note principles.
Instructions for the African Mask Project are attached. It might be helpful to contact a classmate for context and reference. Nevertheless, the instructions are included for those needing the information. The project is due on Friday November 30.
I have attached a copy of Hamlet for those of you who are interested in getting an early start on the play.