• 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 sixth year at Blaine High School and the start of my fourteenth 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
        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, Newsies
    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)
  • Teaching schedule

       Trimester one  Trimester two  Trimester three
     Period 1 English 11A (156)* English 11A (156)* Honors English 10B (145)
     Period 2 Teacher Prep Time AP Lang & Comp B (141) English 10B (145)
     Period 3 English 11A (145) Teacher Prep Time English 10B (156)*
     Period 4 Yearbook I & II (145) Honors English 10 B (145) Teacher Prep Time
     Period 5 AP Lang & Comp A (145) English 11A (156)* English 11B (156)*
    *Indicates a co-taught class (60+ students, 2 teachers)