Math

The Middle School math curriculum is designed to strengthen students basic math skills in preparation for higher level math courses. In addition to focusing on content, the preparation includes helping students to overcome any pre-existing math phobias and to see the real-life value and fun of math. The emphasis is jointly on learning how to “do" math and striving to understand why it's done that way. A solid understanding of the math fundamentals are designed to prepare students for explorations in algebra, geometry, and beyond. Eighth graders have a choice of Pre-Algebra or Algebra I. Students with a passion for mathematics are encouraged to participate in American Math Competitions and Math League Contests. 

Middle School Math Courses

Math Faculty

Doug Burns

Doug Burns

Titles: Faculty, Mathematics Department Chair, Honor Council
Degrees: M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Denver
B.A., Mathematics, The Colorado College
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Margot Burns

Margot Burns

Titles: Mathematics, Track & Field (Head), Assistant Athletic Director
Degrees: B.A., Mathematics, Colorado College
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School: 931.598.5651
Jeff Christopher

Jeff Christopher

Titles: Math, Assistant MS and Varsity Track and Field Coach
Degrees: M.S., Pre-Professional Mathematics, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
B.S., Mathematics, The University of the South
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Brian Mazur

Brian Mazur

Titles: Mathematics, Cissy Patterson Chair in Mathematics
Degrees: B.A., Technology in Music and Related Arts, Oberlin College
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Dele Odusote

Dele Odusote

Titles: Math Teacher
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