• Mrs. Dargis' Classroom Website

    Olivia and Maverick Dargis

     

    Hello! I'm Olivia Dargis, an English teacher and one of the yearbook co-advisors at Blaine High School.  This fall marks my fourth year at Blaine High School and the start of my twelfth year of teaching.  

    For students looking for extra help on course content or a specific assignment, I am available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30.  I can also be available at alternative times by appointment.

    The following is some quick information about me:

     
    Hometown: Duluth, MN
     
    Education: B.A. English-teaching, University of Northern Iowa; M.A. English Rhetoric and Writing, Saint Cloud State University
     
    Teaching Experience:  Frazee High School (2007-2011), Pierz Healy High School (2013-2014), Phoenix Learning Center (2014-2015), Irondale High School (2015-2017), Blaine High School (2017-present)
     
    Hobbies: Reading, driving, searching for a television show I love as much a Chuck, running, cleaning (seriously), theater
     
    Favorites:
        Books: Jane EyreWhere the Sidewalk EndsLittle WomenThe Book ThiefThe Vampire DiariesThe Velveteen Rabbit
        Music: The Airborne Toxic Event, Bright Eyes, Blind Pilot, Pink Floyd
        Movies: The Muppet MovieMoulin RougeThe Princess Bride, 13 Going on 30
     
    Pet Peeves: The sound of clicking pens, hearing people chew, when the TV yells at me, wet socks
     
    Goals:  To publish (a creative or nonfiction piece), to earn my doctorate in English Education, to run a full marathon
  • Contact Information
     
    Olivia Dargis
    olivia.dargis@ahschools.us (preferred)
    763-506-6546
  • Teaching schedule

       Trimester one  Trimester two  Trimester three
     Period 1 Honors English 10A (145) English 10A (149) English 11B (148)
     Period 2 Honors English 10A (145) English 11A (149) English 10B (148)
     Period 3 Yearbook I, II, III (145) AP Lang and CompB (149) English 10B (148)
     Period 4 AP Lang and CompA (145) Teacher Prep Time Teacher Prep Time
     Period 5 Teacher Prep Time English 10A (145) English 11B (149)