The Paul Francis Writing Center

Established in fall 2019, The Paul Francis Writing Center provides La Salle Academy students with direction and guidance on how to craft term papers, build resumes and write creatively. It doesn’t matter what grade a student is in or what topic he is writing about – The Paul Francis Writing Center can guide students through every stage of the writing process. By visiting the Writing Center, students enhance their writing ability and technique. The freshman and sophomore curriculum include a structured writing workshop as well as an elective in non-fiction writing for seniors that highlights this resource on campus. Examples of the academic assistance provided by the Writing Center are listed below.

  • Help you come up with ideas for your Global assignment
  • Review the first draft of your English paper
  • Improve the organization of your college essay
  • Proofread the final draft of your Social Justice paper
  • Check your résumé for typos
  • Help you find good research sources

Students can make an appointment with Mr. Hillyer, the Director of the Writing Center, or stop by after school. Mr. Hillyer will arrange a time that works with each student based on their class schedule and after school activities. For more information regarding accessibility and requirements for the Writing Center, see Mr. Hillyer in the Paul Francis Writing Center on the 5th floor.