Welcome to Literary and Language Arts!

Teacher Courses Phone Email  
Jeanne Jelnick College Prep 1, Honors 1, Lit Lab (949) 936-8329 JeanneJelnick@iusd.org * Department Chair
Madeline Mullens-Greenwood Sheltered 1, College Prep 1 (949) 936-8327 MadelineMullens@iusd.org  
Brianna Rapp College Prep 1, Honors 1 (949) 936-8326 BriannaRapp@iusd.org  


The Portola High School Literary and Language Arts Department is committed to providing all learners with a literacy experience that is both engaging and rigorous.  Course design and instructional practice are focused on the development of reading, writing, speaking and language skills in student-centered, authentic, and cross-disciplinary contexts.  It is of central importance that, upon leaving our program, students will:

Understand the critical value of literary arts in our society.

Appreciate the power of the written word to bring about change and growth.

Recognize the vital importance of personal speaking ability.

Demonstrate the capacity to use the English language accurately and precisely.

Contact Us:

Portola High School
1001 Cadence
Irvine, CA 92618
Office: (949) 936-8200
Fax: (949) 936-8209
PHS CDS Code: 30-73650-0133405