English courses at Milton offer a continuous interplay between the traditional and the innovative, the ancient and the modern, the basic skills and the imaginative encounter. All courses stress the development of writing skills through a series of assignments that demand analysis and originality. Careful faculty advising helps students choose a course of study best suited to their abilities and interests. As students progress from Class IV to Class I, the elective choices increase. Milton Academy’s English program encourages spontaneity and creativity while emphasizing the rewards of discipline.