Student and Teacher Testimonials

“It [the REACCT Writing Coach program] really helped me to find ways to explore my writing and make me a better writer. I learned how I can help my writing grow and break away from “simple” writing skills.”– 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“It was nice to have someone else take the time to look and evaluate your paper without the pressure of it actually being graded, which I felt made it easier to understand and make changes.”– 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“This is very helpful, and I recommend anyone with the opportunity to use it.”– 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“The most important thing I learned was how to get myself out of writer’s block by researching my topic to find information to put together a paragraph. The information my writing coach provided helped in various ways.” – Student, Sparta High Point Academy

“He [the writing coach] really helped me understand how to find the best reliable evidence possible, as well as helping me with how to start off with me. He shared how I don’t always need to have my introduction to start my paper and then typing my body first can and will aid me in coming up with an introduction in the end.” – 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“I learned that I’m valuable, in terms of my writing, myself, and my personality.” -Student, Sparta SAILS Academy

“He [the writing coach] helped me figure out the proper way to do my thesis and has helped me immensely as an overall writer.” – 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“This process helped me improve my confidence in writing.” – Student, Sparta High Point Academy

“I learned my strengths and my weaknesses that I have when writing papers. I also learned how to make my writing stronger by improving what is needed.” – 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“It really did help my writing and make my application process smoother/more manageable.” – 11th grade student, Onalaska High School

“[The writing coach] helped me form the huge jumble of thoughts in my mind into a clear and logical format meeting him again and talking about thesis and helping me improve my write to write a thesis is to keep the these words out: I think or maybe, and how to support my thesis with evidence.” – 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“My writing coach really helped open my eyes to the writing process and how I can particularly improve my own writing skills.” – 9th grade student, Onalaska High School

“Having someone to piggy-back ideas off of that was essentially on-call to help smooth my writing and encourage me through the writing process made finishing my college essay a much more enjoyable and much less stressful process than it otherwise would have been.” – 11th grade student, Onalaska High School

“The professional development that I received through the REACCT Writing Coach Program is the best PD I have received in my teaching career.” – Andy Beckstrom, Teacher, Onalaska High School

“The REACCT Writing Coach Program is an invaluable tool to help our students be better prepared for the workforce and post-secondary education.” – Jared Schaffner, Principal, Onalaska High School