Phone: 205-228-4100


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Language Arts Highly Qualified

Ms. Tonya Capps

I graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Language Arts. I have two children who are HTHS graduates: Jordan is married and a cosmetologist; Jackson is living in Nashville pursuing a career in music. 

  • English 12


    Supply List



    Three-ring binder with tabs

    Loose leaf paper

    Black pens



    Manila Envelope



    The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

    A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

    One-two additional outside reading books


    Donations appreciated:


    Hand wipes

    Paper towels


     Summer Reading:

    Read ONE of the following books over the summer of 2018. Your assessment will be an essay on the book during the first week of school.  


    • Gutless by Carl Deuker - Sports, Realistic Fiction
    • How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather - Supernatural, Mystery
    • Keeper by Kim Chance - Fantasy
    • The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge - Fantasy, Mystery
    • My Southern Journey by Rick Bragg - Nonfiction, Biography
    • Overturned by Lamar Giles - Mystery
    • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys - Historical
    • Samurai Rising by Pamela S. Turner - Nonfiction, History, Biography
    • Scythe by Neal Shusterman - Science Fiction, Action
    • The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock - Historical, Realistic Fiction