The Writing Center

Helping students of all ability levels improve their writing and become more creative thinkers.

Purpose

The St. Paul’s Writing Center provides support and assistance to middle and upper school students in preparing research papers, essays, speeches, projects, and creative work. Colleges such as Harvard, Purdue, Yale, MIT, and Rollins have long used writing centers to help students develop into strong writers. SPS peer tutors, like their college counterparts, are ready to help students in a variety of areas:

  • Brainstorming
  • Topic selection and definition
  • Organizing research
  • Refining thesis statements
  • Developing supportive evidence
  • Creating analysis to accompany evidence
  • Employing appropriate tone and style
  • Checking mechanics
  • Citing sources with MLA format
  • Fulfilling specialized writing assignment for math, science, history and English

Schedule

Sunday 7-8 (online)

Kiffer Braswell
Nathaniel Hudson
Claire Tatum
Isabel Valenzuela

Tuesday 7-8 (online)

Perry Courtney
David Hantouche
Alex Rosenthal

Wednesday 3-4 (library & online)

Charlie Ramo

Wednesday 7-8 (online)

Libba Lamberth
Danielle Rizk
Anne Katherine Scott
Katherine Rush

Thursday 7-8 (online)

Ladi Fagbongbe
Charlie Ramo
Natalie Douglas

Writing Center Days and Hours

Peer tutors are on call for the following days and times:

Sundays 7 to 8 p.m. • Virtual Tutoring (online only)
Tuesdays 7 to 8 p.m. • Virtual Tutoring (online only)
Wednesdays 3 to 4 p.m. • Tutoring, Library and Online 7 to 8 p.m. • Virtual Tutoring (online only)
Thursdays 7 to 8 p.m. • Virtual Tutoring (online only)

Virtual tutoring options are email, Skype, or others to be determined.
The library option means to meet on campus in the library, teacher’s room, or even Saint’s Square.
Contact the tutor found in the library’s first floor. Look for the bright yellow sign.

How to request a tutor?

Teachers can request and schedule Peer Tutors for in class session by contacting Mr. Courie or one of the WC Students Directors: Kiffer Braswell • Ladi Fagbongbe

Tutors will be available off and on during each school day, depending on their schedules.

WC Director: 

Louis Courie (lcourie@stpaulsmobile.net

WC Student Directors:

Kiffer Braswell
Ladi Fagbongbe

 

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