Science

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All students must successfully complete Conceptual Physics, Chemistry, and Biology to meet graduation requirements. All science courses are laboratory based and emphasize observational and laboratory skills over rote memorization. Elective courses include Advanced Physics, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Biology, and semester electives in Geology, and Forensics. Science classes are built around laboratory and field experiences that are easily integrated with instruction in the longer class periods.

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Science Faculty

Jennifer Bachman

Jennifer Bachman

Titles: Science Department Chair, Chemistry, Sophomore Class Coordinator, Student Special Events Coordinator, Cross Country
Degrees: B.A. Chemistry, Rice University
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School: 931.598.5651 ext. 1000
Peggy Ankney

Peggy Ankney

Titles: Physics, Game Administrator, House Parent (Watts)
Degrees: B.S., Physics, University of Wisconsin - Parkside
M.S., Physics, North Texas State University
Ph.D., Physics, University of Central Florida
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Kelley Black

Kelley Black

Titles: Academic Dean/Associate Head of School, Advanced Biology, Tennis (Head)
Degrees: B.A. English, Sewanee: The University of the South
M.S. Biology, University of Texas
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School: 931.463.2135
Marion Knoll

Marion Knoll

Titles: Science, IDE8, Swimming (Head), 8th Grade Class Coordinator
Degrees: B.S., Sewanee: The University of the South
M.Ed., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Jake Miller

Jake Miller

Titles: Biology, Adventure Education, Farm Educator, Environmental Science, House Parent (Woods)
Degrees: B.S., Colorado State University
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School: 931.598.1005
Viva Reynolds

Viva Reynolds

Titles: Educational Technology Coordinator, Information & Literacy Department Chair, Middle School Science, Special Studies, Innovation, 7th Grade Class Coordinator
Degrees: B.A., California State University
M.A., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
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School: 931.598.5651 ext. 1001