Degrees and Certifications:

BA in French with a split major in Italian and Spanish, Douglass College, Rutgers University

Signora Ryan

Signora Ryan has been teaching Italian, French and Spanish, for 35 years, 34 of them in Hamilton. She is advisor to the Italian Club and the Italian Honor Society, Andrea Bocelli chapter, at SHS.

The Italian Club hosts two evening activities, the Cena della Vigilia in December and a fundraising dinner in the Spring. Over the last three years, the Club has raised over $4,500 for the victims of the earthquake that devastated the town of Amatrice and its surroundings in August of 2016. All students studying Italian are encouraged to join the Italian Club!


Lessons for the remote learning period are posted on Google classroom. I have opened Google classroom for all of my classes. Here are the codes:

AP Italian: alykwxj                                        Italian II, period 6: q57rxth     

Italian IV: hrhnxfd                                        Italian II, period 8: x4xnmsh

Italian III: ko3zo2s                                        Italian II, period 9: skmg52v

Google meets are also posted on google classroom. 


All summer assignments are posted on Google classroom. The Summer Assignment for students advancing from Italian I to Italian II with Signora Ryan is located on the Italian I Google Classroom. The code is 7n7jrqc. Please make sure all summer assignments, which are Summative Assessments, are completed  by Sept. 11, 2020...and please do your own work. ****Assignments are due on the due date.