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Welcome to 2019/2020 school year

Short Bio:  As a 1986 La Vega graduate, I am very excited to be here. I have worked in public education for sixteen years and this is my 4th year at La Vega Junior High - George Dixon Campus. I have a passion for math and I am looking forward to working with this year's students.

 

Educational Philosophy:   Students need to be active participants in learning. Students learn through structure and repetition to learn. Students need information, knowledge, skills, tools, and resources to be successful.   

 

Conference Period: 6th period -- 1:21 - 2:06

Feel free to call the school to schedule a face-to-face or phone conference when needed.

 

School-year  Concepts The students will work with operations, ratios, probability, measurement, data, personal finance, geometry concepts, and proportions.

 

Math Benchmark testing takes place on December 9, 2019.

 

Current Class Topic

Unit 04: Ratios, Rates, and Percent

 

Next Class Topics

Unit 05: Similarity

Unit 06: Probability

 

 

Math Rocks: Math club will be held after school on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30.

  • Learn the fun side of math
  • Explore math that is all around you
  • Helps you think "outside the box"
  • UIL Calculator contest is February 18, 2020

 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS): NJHS meets every other Wednesday from 4:00-5:30.

 

NJHS is sponsoring the Food for Families canned food drive this holiday season. Please send donations of any canned or shelf stable foods with your student to their 5th period class. The final day for donations is November 21st, 2020.