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


Vocabulary Practice

APA Documentation Guide:

MLA Documentation Guide

Chicago Manual of Style

Citation Builder

Evaluating Sources

Searching the World Wid Web