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All boarding, grades 9-12 in Alexandria, Virginia


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S. Mitch Pinkowski

Departments and Positions:
English Teacher
​After nearly twenty years at New England boarding schools where he served as a English Department Head and AP Literature teacher, Mitch joined the EHS faculty in 2016. His passion for all things literary and interest in experiential education define his classroom.

Mitch teaches 9th grade and​ ​​advanced senior courses – the “bookends”​ ​of the English curriculum. His literary interests​ ​range from ancient to modern and span cultural​ ​traditions across the globe. Such passions ​​have led him on literary excursions to Ireland, France, Spain,​ ​​Japan, Vietnam, and many other destinations. In​ ​addition to traveling,

Mitch spends his summers​ ​teaching at the Great Books Summer Program​ ​at Amherst College. Outside the classroom, Mitch coaches squash,​ ​serves as faculty advisor for the EHS literary​ ​publication “The Daemon,” and is a member of the​ ​evening study hall team.

He lives on campus with​ ​his wife, EHS digital graphics teacher Junko, and​ ​their son, Shota.

M.A.L.A., St. John’s College
B.A., Emory University
Episcopal High School Since 1839
1200 North Quaker Lane Alexandria, Virginia 22302 | 703-933-3000