Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Rachel Alongi

Ms. Alongi has been at HPHS since 2012.  She is a graduate of DHS (class of 2000), and has a BA in English Literature from Northwestern University and an MA in Teaching from Dominican University.  She is an alumna of Teach For America's 2004 Chicago Corps, and has been teaching middle school and high school English and Social Studies ever since.  Prior to HPHS, Ms. Alongi served as English and World Languages Department Chair and AP Coordinator at Rowe-Clark Math & Science Academy in Chicago.  At HPHS, she teaches all grades and levels of English and sponsors HP's chapter of Girl Up.