Welcome to the page of
Ms. Decker

Phone: (812) 462-4252
Email: cld3@vigoschools.org

English Teacher

Mini Biography: I grew up in Colorado and love the mountains, animals, and reading.  I have four grown children who live all across the country.

The easiest way to contact me is through my e-mail, linked above.

Contact Information:

School Telephone:  (812) 462-4252

email:  cld3@vigoschools.org

Terre Haute South Vigo High School

3737 South 7th Street

Terre Haute, Indiana  47802

Below is the list of materials needed for my courses.  Please look under your course heading and have the appropriate items for class and bring them with you every day.

English 10

  • Chromebook (Charged and ready to use)
  • Textbook
  • #2 Pencil (minimum of two required)
  • Pen (optional)
  • Paper
  • Folder
English 12-Lit

  • Chromebook (Charged and ready to use)
  • Textbook
  • #2 Pencil (minimum of two required)
  • Pen (optional)
  • Paper
  • Folder
English 12-Composition

  • Chromebook (Charged and ready to use)
  • The OWL at Purdue MLA Style Guide is used as a textbook for this course.
  • #2 Pencil (minimum of two required)
  • Pen (optional)
  • Paper
  • Folder


Rule #1: Be Prepared

  • At Bell—sitting in assigned seat.
  • Bring/Take—ALL books and materials should be brought to class and taken when leaving.
  • Materials include book(s), a minimum of two usable pencils, blue or black pens (optional),  paper, and a folder.

Rule #2: Follow Directions

  • Each student will follow directions the first time they are given.
  • Each student will pay attention to both verbal and written instructions.
  • Each student will stay on task.
  • Each student will do their best to follow all classroom procedures.

Rule #3: Be Respectful

  • Each student will treat each person in the room with respect and dignity. This includes the teacher, visitors to the room, other students, and him or herself.
  • Each student will respect property. This includes school property, the property of others, and the student’s own belongings.
  • Each student will actively listen including eye contact, sitting up, and paying attention to the task at hand.
Rule #4: Plagiarism is Unacceptable

  • Plagiarism (intentional, unintentional, active, or passive) will not be tolerated. If the plagiarism is accidental, it will result in a lowered grade for the assignment. In the case of deliberate plagiarism, no credit will be given for the assignment and the Dean’s office will be notified. See the plagiarism policy for more details including when you may fail the course.

Rule #5: All school rules apply.

  • Follow all procedures and policies as outlined in any materials distributed or made available to you by Terre Haute South High School and the Vigo County School Corporation.
  • This includes NO CELL PHONE USAGE or FOOD/DRINK IN CLASS without prior permission. Water bottles are okay, but they MUST have lids.  I should NEVER see GUM.
Weekly Schedule

Monday: SRT – Information provided

Tuesday: SRT – Makeup tests and tutoring

Wednesday: SRT – Clubs

Thursday: SRT – Makeup tests and tutoring

Friday: SRT – Makeup tests and tutoring

Daily Schedule

8:10-8:55:  First Hour

9:00-9:45:  Second Hour

9:50-10:20:  SRT

10:25-11:10:  Third Hour 

11:15-12:45:  Fourth Hour & Lunch Periods 

     A   11:15-11:45  Lunch 

           11:50-12:45  Class

     B   11:15-11:43  Class

           11:45-12:15  Lunch 

           12:20-12:45  Class

     C   11:15-12:13  Class 

           12:15-12:45  Lunch

12:50-1:35:  Fifth Hour 

1:40-2:25:  Sixth Hour

2:30-3:15:  Seventh Hour

Two Hour Delay Schedule

10:10-10:40:  First Hour

10:45-12:15:  Fourth Hour & Lunch Periods

     A   10:45-11:15  Lunch 

           11:20-12:15  Class

     B   10:45-11:13  Class

           11:15-11:45  Lunch 

           11:50-12:15  Class

     C   10:45-11:43  Class 

           11:45-12:15  Lunch

12:20-12:50:  Second Hour

12:55-1:25:  Third Hour 

1:30-2:00:  Fifth Hour 

2:05-2:35:  Sixth Hour

2:40-3:15:  Seventh Hour

(Announcements at 3:10-3:15)