Courses & Classroom Policies

Algebra I : 9th Grade
Course Overview:
In this course, we will take what you have learned in 7th and 8th grade and go deeper into understanding Algebra topics. We will learn about evaluating expressions, applying order of operations, representing functions as graphs, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations and inequalities, solving and graphing systems of equations and inequalities, applying exponent properties, operations on polynomials and factoring, solving and graphing quadratic equations, and data analysis. 
Textbook: 
Classroom Rules/Expectations 1. Respect each other, respect me, and I will respect you 2. Give 100% 3. Be here Classroom Procedures

  • When the bell rings, you should be in your seat with your materials ready, and should begin the “Bell Ringer” activity

  • Listen and take explicit notes during class

  • Work that needs to be handed in should be done at the beginning of the period

  • If you are absent, it is your responsibility to come to me for the required materials and to check Google Classroom

  • If you need help, either email me or speak to me before/after class

Make-up Work:

  • You are responsible for any work that you missed, and you need to come to me for such work

  • You are responsible for getting the notes you missed

  • Homework must be handed in the day after you return. Longer absences will be given more time (the number of days absent)

  • If you are absent the day before a quiz/test, you must make it up the day after you return

  • If you are absent the day of a quiz/test and are present for the review, you must make it up the very next day you are in school

  • If make-up work is not completed on-time, you will get A ZERO

Geometry: 10th Grade
Course Overview: In this course, we will take what you have learned in middle school and elementary school geometry and expand those topics. We will prove triangle congruence, similarity statements, and prove postulates and theorems essential to Geometry. The course covers triangles, similarity, circles, proofs, and polygons. Students will learn how to make claims and support their statements with concrete definitions and examples or counterexamples. They will also solve real world problems involving architecture and physics by using the theorems learn in Geometry.  

Textbook
Classroom Rules/Expectations 1. Respect each other, respect me, and I will respect you 2. Give 100% 3. Be here Classroom Procedures

  • Listen and take explicit notes during class
  • Work that needs to be handed in should be done at the beginning of the period
  • If you are absent, it is your responsibility to come to me for the required materials and to check Google Classroom
  • If you need help, either email me or speak to me before/after class

Make-up Work:

  • You are responsible for any work that you missed, and you need to come to me for such work
  • You are responsible for getting the notes you missed

  • Homework must be handed in the day after you return. Longer absences will be given more time (the number of days absent)

  • If you are absent the day before a quiz/test, you must make it up the day after you return

  • If you are absent the day of a quiz/test and are present for the review, you must make it up the very next day you are in school

  • If make-up work is not completed on-time, you will get A ZERO


Pre-Calculus: 11th/12th Grade
Course Overview: In this course, we will begin by delving into the world of Trigonometry. Students will learn about the trig functions and their connections to The Unit Circle. They will solve and simplify trigonometric equations and expressions, using the fundamental identities. Students will transition from Trigonometry to vectors and matrices, where they will learn to solve systems of  equations with multiple variables. Students will end the year with conics, learning how to graph and write equations of hyperbolas, ellipses, and circles. If time permits, students will get a taste of Calculus at the end of the year with a unit on limits.  

Textbook
Classroom Rules/Expectations 1. Respect each other, respect me, and I will respect you 2. Give 100% 3. Be here Classroom Procedures

  • Listen and take explicit notes during class
  • Work that needs to be handed in should be done at the beginning of the period
  • If you are absent, it is your responsibility to come to me for the required materials and to check Google Classroom
  • If you need help, either email me or speak to me before/after class

Make-up Work:

  • You are responsible for any work that you missed, and you need to come to me for such work
  • You are responsible for getting the notes you missed

  • Homework must be handed in the day after you return. Longer absences will be given more time (the number of days absent)

  • If you are absent the day before a quiz/test, you must make it up the day after you return

  • If you are absent the day of a quiz/test and are present for the review, you must make it up the very next day you are in school

  • If make-up work is not completed on-time, you will get A ZERO