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  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Algebra 1
  • Class Type: Required (or Extended 1-A & 1-B)
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 8 or 9
  • Prerequisite: Math 7 or Math 8
  • Course Description: Algebra 1 explores writing, simplifying and evaluating algebraic expressions. Students will use algebraic properties to write, graph, or solve linear equations, inequalities and systems of equations and inequalities. Students will perform operations on monomials and polynomials and solve polynomial equations using various methods. Radical or Rational expressions and equations will be graphed or solved for a given variable. Students will perform tests and calculate probability from those tests.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Dexter Hanzel

  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Extended Algebra 1A (Pre-Algebra)
  • Class Type: Required (with Extended Algebra 1B)
  • Credits: 5 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 9
  • Prerequisite: Math 8
  • Course Description: Extended Algebra 1A explores writing, simplifying and evaluating algebraic expressions. Students will use algebraic properties to write, graph, or solve linear equations, inequalities and systems of equations and inequalities. Students will perform operations on monomials and polynomials and solve polynomial equations using various methods.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Dexter Hanzel

  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Geometry
  • Class Type: Math
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 10-11
  • Prerequisite: Algebra 1
  • Course Description: Geometry will familiarize students with geometric fundamentals including terminology and the use of a compass and straightedge in constructions. Students will implement inductive and deductive reasoning in the composition of formal proofs. Students will calculate perimeter, area, volume and surface area of geometric figures and solids. The Pythagorean Theorem and trigonometric functions will be used to solve right triangles and discover their relationships. Students will use given postulates, properties and conjectures to solve problems involving lines, circles and polygons. Students will also solve problems involving the lengths, areas, and volumes of similar figures.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Jason Schmidt

  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Applied Geometry
  • Class Type: Alternative to Geometry
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 11
  • Prerequisite: Extended Algebra 1A and 1B
  • Course Description: Applied Geometry explores the terms used in geometry and implements tools for measurement and construction of geometric figures. Euclid’s postulates are investigated and used as reasoning in basic proofs. Students will calculate perimeter, area, volume and surface area of geometric figures and solids. The Pythagorean Theorem and trigonometric functions will be used to solve right triangles and discover their relationships. Students will also solve problems involving the lengths, areas, and volumes of similar figures.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Jason Schmidt

  • Subject: Mathematics
  • Course Title: Senior Technical Math
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: Development of math skills for success in specific vocational/technical fields, with major emphasis on problem solving through numerical methods. Major topics include measurement, number representation, formulas, and personal finance concepts such as payroll, income tax, credit, insurance, loans, etc. Colleges may not accept this course for entrance requirements.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Jason Schmidt

  • Subject: Mathematics
  • Course Title: Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 11- 12
  • Prerequisite: Algebra II and Geometry
  • Course Description: This course covers trigonometry including but not limited to right triangle trig., circular functions, graphs, identities, applications, etc. Students will also revisit functions, relations, systems of equations and inequalities, logarithms, exponentials, conics, number systems, vectors, parametric equations, sequences and series, polar coordinate and complex numbers.
  • The course is also available as a dual college credit course through NECC.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Ryan Heller

  • Subject: Mathematics
  • Course Title: Calculus
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 12
  • Prerequisite: Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus
  • Course Description: This course covers limits, derivatives (sums, products, quotient, chain rule etc.) and applications (Maxima, minima, Newton’s method, rates of change), integrals and applications (areas, volumes, lengths of curves, work, fluid pressure, etc.), transcendental functions (growth and decay, L’Hopitals Rule) and techniques of integration (integration by parts, improper integrals).
  • The course is also available as a dual college credit course through NECC.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Ryan Heller

  • Subject: Mathematics
  • Course Title: Statistics
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 11 -12
  • Prerequisite: C or better, Algebra II, or Trig/Pre-Calc
  • Course Description: Study of algebraic sets, finite probability spaces, counting techniques, random variables, and binomial distribution.
  • The course is also available as a dual college credit course through NECC.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Ryan Heller

  • Subject: Mathematics
  • Course Title: Math 8
  • Class Type: Required
  • Credits: 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 8
  • Prerequisite: 7th Grade math
  • Course Description: This is a general mathematics course designed to reinforce basic math skills and begin introducing students to algebraic concepts. Study will include the following concepts: statistics, integers, linear equations and functions, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, probability, and geometry. This course utilizes Saxon Math.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Dexter Hanzel

  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Math 7
  • Class Type: Required
  • Credits: 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 7
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Description: This is a general mathematics course designed to reinforce basic math skills and begin introducing students to algebraic concepts. Study will include the following concepts: statistics, integers, linear equations and functions, fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, probability, and geometry. This course utilizes Saxon Math.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Jason Schmidt

  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Extended Algebra B (Pre-Algebra II)
  • Class Type: Required
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 9-10
  • Prerequisite: Extended Algebra A (Pre-Algebra I)
  • Course Description: This course is designed for students who need extended practice with Algebra 1 concepts. Study will include the following concepts: number systems, solving systems of equations and inequalities, functions, probability and statistics, algebraic equations & inequalities, exponents and exponential functions,, combining and factoring polynomials, and graphing on a coordinate plane.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Jason Schmidt

  • Subject: Math
  • Course Title: Algebra II
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: Algebra I or Extended Algebra A and Extended Algebra B
  • Course Description: Algebra II is the second course studying algebraic manipulation to solve real world situations. Study will include these concepts: number systems, solving systems of equations and inequalities, functions, powers and roots, quadratics, matrices, logarithms and exponentials, probability and statistics.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Jeff Hrabik