The GHS Writing Center, located in lab 2003, is operated by Leslie Fowler for students to work on homework, college essays, and test preparation: 

  •  at lunchtime,
  • during ShowTime
  • after school from 2:30 to 3:00pm. 

In addition, Robert Harper is available in the Media Center every day except Friday until 3:30. 

The Writing Center offers resource materials and conducts mini workshops on pre-writing and brainstorming, thesis statements, the research paper, formal and informal writing, resume and cover letters, job applications, and college essays.



 A pilot program that is separate but related to the GHS Writing Center, Write After School provides one-on-one assistance to selected students in grades 9-12.  Students focus on completing specific homework assignments and test preparation on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm in lab 2003.

For more information, please contact Leslie Fowler at (301) 284-4554. 

  Helpful links: 

Resources for English as a Second Language Writers

Citing Sources


Dave's ESL Cafe

ESL Resource Center  


Refworks Multilingual Guide


American English Pronounciation

American Idioms

Corpus of Contemporary American English

ESL Resources for Students

Vocabulary Practice

APA Documentation Guide:

MLA Documentation Guide

Chicago Manual of Style

Citation Builder

Evaluating Sources

Searching the World Wid Web