Tag - Colson Whitehead

NEHS Scholarship Prompts

Prompts for the NEHS Scholarship essays based on the 2021 Common Reader will be posted Friday, November 6, 2020. Seniors interested in applying for the...

NEHS Focuses on Writing

Ernest Hemingway stated, “There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then...

Common Reader Recommendations

It is not too early to recommend texts for next year’s Common Reader. What books did you or your NEHS members read over the summer that made you think...

Black Lives (and Stories) Matter

Diane Steinberg, President of Sigma Tau Delta, the sponsoring partner of NEHS, has issued this statement on racism on behalf of the the full organization...

2021 Common Reader Selected

After considering a long list of books recommended by many NEHS Advisors, the Advisory Council has selected The Nickel Boys, award-winning novel by Colson...

Black History Month

As mentioned in the January 15 NEHSXpress, the African American Read-In, promoted by National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), has become an integral...