Literacy Center


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Literacy Center specialists:

Ms. Babowice, Ms. Gorsica

The Literacy Center is located at the north end of the Media Center


"The Literacy Center is a place that is welcoming and helpful with nice tutors," Nicholas Osorio, Class of 2025

Homework Help

Need homework help? Adults and student tutors are available. Stop in the Literacy Center or reach out on Remind: Text @ peerapmhs  to 81010




Specialists and peer tutors are available to help with:

  • Proofreading/editing/revising English, Social Studies, Science, Psychology, Economics assignments
  • Research, incorporating research into text, citations, works cited
  • College essays, applications, scholarship essays
  • SAT/PSAT prep and ACT materials
  • Note taking strategies
  • Presentations, speeches
  • Resumes, job interview prep
  • Study Groups

AP Study groups are available. Hear what students who’ve taken the class have to say by joining a study group:


Before School 8 a.m.

After School 3:30 p.m.


AP Gov. Lit Center every other week @apusgovst

AP Chem. Lit Center every week @APCHEM678

APUSH Lit Center every week @4A9HDA

AP Psych Lit Center every week @887D7B


AP Calc Math Lab every week @7E29DH

Geometry and AP Calc



APUSH A15 (Mr. Kuhn’s) every week @kcf2ac

AP Physics Lit Center every week @23-physics


AP Spanish Lit Center every other week @cffdbb



AP Environmental Science C306 twice each week. Check with  Ms. Wiltjer for dates:



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Want to be a student tutor? Join the Peer/AP Tutors Club. Training is offered at the beginning of each semester. Tutors can help in the Literacy Center, Math Lab and in a classroom. Stop in the Literacy Center for more information.


Student-led study groups are available for APUSH, Psych, Physics, Chem, AP Human Geography, APCS, Stats and more. Dates/times and tips for study groups available in the Literacy Center.  See what students have to say about Movie_Player_Icon MHS AP courses.

Prep for the PSAT/SAT!

PSAT: offered in October 2023
SAT: offered in April 2024

Ask in the Literacy Center and Math Lab for PSAT/SAT exam tips and strategies.

Online Resources



Summer Learning Opportunities

Develop practical skills while attending classes on a college campus.  Additional information here

MHS Media Center Online Databases






Literacy Center Reserved Classes & Other Groups

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