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Summer Reading


Holy Savior Menard Central High School

4603 Coliseum Boulevard

Alexandria, LA 71303

(318) 445-8233


May 25, 2021


Dear Parents,


To encourage students to continue reading throughout the summer, the English teachers have selected summer reading for their classes.

Students should finish the reading before the first day of school and should be prepared to take a test, complete an analysis, or write an essay on the selections during the first week or two of school. Some classes do not require an assignment to be completed with the reading.

If the reading is a novel, please purchase an unabridged copy from any bookstore or web site such as Amazon, Books a Million, or Barnes and NobleIf the reading is a set of short stories/essays, access the file on the Holy Savior Menard website using the link provided in the previous paragraph.








English 7

Novel of choice: 

Details and assignment 

1--Novel of choice:  Details and assignment 

2—Short Story

English 8

Gathering Blue (Lois Lowry)

Details and assignment

1--Gathering Blue (Lois Lowry)

Details and assignment 

2—Short Story


English I

Set of short stories



1--And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)

2--Set of short stories (3)

Details and assignment

English II

Set of short stories/essays


Details and assignment 


Set of short stories/essays

Details and assignment 

English III

Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)

Detials and assignment


1--Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)

Details and assignment 

2--Set of essays (7)


English IV

The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)

1--The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)

2--Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)


Please encourage your child to complete this summer assignment.




Holy Savior Menard English teachers