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Welcome to Geometry!
 
I am excited to be teaching Geometry this year. I have been employed by WHS for 27 years and have taught math for many of those years.
 
I have a double major in Business Administration and Physical Education and a minor in Health Education from Northeastern Illinois University. I have 6 certifications: Business Administration, Physical Education, Health Education, Math 4-8, Math 6-12, and ESL.
 
I am an avid sports lover and was fortunate enough to play two sports in college: volleyball and tennis. I am the freshman volleyball coach and the head track coach at WHS. I look forward to working with your child in sports as well as in the classroom. I truly enjoy seeing students be successful in all facets of their lives.
 
I am looking forward to a great year!



Contact Information:
 
Email: tjenkins@willisisd.org
Room #: B324      phone: 936-890-7198
 
Conference: 2nd Period 
 
Tutorials: Mega Lunch - B: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
 

Classes

Recent Posts

Friday Test Day

The next Geometry Test will be this Friday 3-31-17 and it will cover 10:1,2, and 3 (Arcs, chords and diameters). The students have study guide notes on all three sections. Please have them study prior to the test Friday. Thanks.

Reminder: Geometry Test Tomorrow

Geometry test over prisms and pyramids tomorrow (lateral/surface area and volume). Students got a review today. Please have them study. Thanks.

Next Test

The next test will be here before we know it - Tuesday March 7th. It will cover lateral/total surface area and volume of prisms and pyramids. Each student should have a note sheet that reflects examples and steps to be taken to solve the problems. Please make sure your child is doing their homework to ensure they know how to solve problems dealing with prisms and pyramids.

Tutorials

Due to Wildkat lunch being cancelled this next week - tutorials will have to be before school at 6:45 - 7:05 if needed. After school, they will need to go to Mrs. Gathright in room B318 or Mrs. Cronan in room A307. Please make sure your child is aware of this important change. Thanks.

Current material

We are currently finding the area and perimeter of shapes such as parallelograms, triangles, kites and rhombi. Students will need to refer to their special right triangle foldable if they do not remember how to use their 30-60-90 and 45-45-90 triangle information to find the different sides of a triangle. Our next Geometry test will be Friday 2-24-17 and it will cover this information. Students need to be practicing this material all week in order to be comfortable with it for testing purposes next week.

Test - Next Wednesday

The next Geometry Test will be Wednesday February 8th. It will cover Rectangles, Rhombi, and Squares. The students have note sheets over all these topics that state the properties they should be using to solve problems over each topic. Please make sure your child is preparing for the test. Have them practice problems at the house. They should have all their worksheets to use as a review. A good test grade could raise their average.

January 27 - Friday

Just a friendly reminder that the next Geometry Test is this Friday. It will cover 6-1, 6-2, and 6-3 of our polygon material. The students have been working on this material and should be comfortable recognizing problems and the process they should use to solve the problems. I have only taken up one of the two assignments on each of the different topics, so they should still have at least one sheet to study from. Please have your child study for this test. Tutorials are T, W, and Th so if they are struggling, have them attend and ask questions. Thanks.

Next Test - Friday 1-27-17

Hope everyone had a good three day weekend. We have started a new topic in Geometry - Polygons. The student made a chart that should help them a lot with this information. Please encourage your child to keep up with the chart.
 
The test over this material will be 1-27-17.

Geometry Test - Special Triangles

The next Geometry Test is coming up quick. It will be on Wednesday January 11th. It will cover special right triangles. We did a lot of work over this topic last week. Please have your child study for the test as much as possible because it is the first test of the semester and therefore it will have a major affect on their average in the class.

Welcome Back Students!

We are starting the 2nd semester out with special right triangle information. Each student should have a foldable displaying this information. We are right back hard at work, and yes, the students have homework tonight if they did not complete their assignment in class today.
 
Looking forward to a great 2nd 1/2 of the year!

Final Exams

Final exams are taking place this week.
 
Wed - 2nd and 4th period
Th - 3rd and 7th
F - 1st, 5th and 6th
 
Have your child study as the final is 10% of their grade!

Pythagorean Theorem Test

This Friday, Geometry will be having a Pythagorean Theorem Test. This will be the last test prior to finals. Please encourage your child to work really hard this week so they can be successful on this test.

Test Tomorrow

Please remind your child to study for their Triangle test tonight so that they will be prepared for the test tomorrow. Thanks.

Test Thursday

The next Geometry test is this Thursday 12-1-16. All late/absence papers will need to be turned in by tomorrow the 30th.

Monday

Hey guys,
 
Hope everyone had a great break. We will be back on task learning in the classroom Monday so please have your child rest well tonight so that they will be able to concentrate tomorrow:) 
 
Next test is Thursday of this upcoming week. Some students really need to do well on the test to bring up their grade.