Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Shoenberger

Mission Statement: To lead students to understanding of and appreciation for language and literature. 

Class motto: Qui legit regit

Classes taught:

Lawton Chiles: ENG I Honors/Gifted, ENG II Honors, ENG III General, ENG III Honors, AP Lang, AP Lit, Externship (Executive Internship)


FSU: Teaching Diverse Populations

The Benedict School, St. Petersburg, Russia: Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, and Advanced English classes

Awards: Teacher of the Year, 2012-13; Most likely to be seen reading a book, 2019-2020

Favorite Books:

-Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville

-Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

-A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

-Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

-Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

-Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

-Watership Down by Richard Adams

-Harry Potter (series) by J.K. Rowling

-The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown

-Meditations by Marcus Aurelias (non-fiction)

Favorite Writers/Poets:

-John Donne (poetry)

-Emily Dickinson (poetry)

-Wilfred Owen (poetry)

-Zora Neal Hurston (novels)

-Claude McKay (poetry)

-Joyce Carol Oates (short stories)

-William Somerset Maugham (novels/short stories/drama)

-William Faulkner (short stories/novels)

-Ernest Hemingway (short stories/novels)

-William Shakespeare (poetry/drama)