If you want your child to be put on a waiting list for any of the classes that are full, please email Eddy Hilger at: hhlearning@epbfi.com or call him at 423.653.1333

Course: Algebra I*
Grade Level: adv 8-10 (8th graders may apply if they have had a full year of Pre-Algebra)
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:45am – 12:00pm (THIS SECTION IS FULL) OR Tuesday and Thursday 2:25 – 3:40pm
Instructor: Rachel Scott
Cost: $81 per month + $40 application fee
Book: Elementary Algebra, by Larson and Hostetler (4th Ed.), ISBN # 0-618-38817-6.  Shop used on-line at Amazon, AbeBooks, half.com, etc.  NOTE: Please make sure you do not buy the instructor’s book!
Description: This is a college-prep Algebra I course.  Students will transition from manipulation of known numbers to finding an unknown value that is represented by a variable.  It is the starting point for learning mathematical symbolic reasoning. Topics covered include a review of the arithmetic skills needed to succeed in algebra, monomials and polynomial expressions, factoring to simplify and solve equations, solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations, and developing critical problem-solving skills by applying algebraic concepts to practical situations.  This course provides the foundation for success in advanced math courses.  Homework will be assigned at each class and will be due at the beginning of the next class, while a quiz or test will be given about every 2-3 weeks.
Prerequisite: A grade of 70% or higher in Pre-Algebra.
Supplies List:  3-ring binder, loose-leaf notebook paper, 2-3 dividers, a pack of graph paper, ruler or straight edge, ink pen – any color, but NOT erasable and access to a calculator will be helpful.
*Our teacher will be in her classroom from 10:00 – 10:40am on Tuesdays and Thursday to help students when they are stuck on a problem or concept and needing extra instruction.  This is a free service for any student taking either section of Algebra I.

Course: Geometry* (BOTH SECTIONS ARE FULL)
Grade Level: 9-11
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:45am – 12:00pm OR Tuesday (THIS SECTION IS FULL) and Thursday 12:30 – 1:45pm (THIS SECTION IS FULL)
Instructor: Sherrie Forrest
Cost: $81 per month + $40 application fee
Book: McDougal Littell Geometry, ISBN# 0395937779.   Call 1-800-462-6595 to order or buy used on-line.  Please purchase a Staedtler Geo Student Compass, model 956 BK, and a calculator (of any kind) that has the Trigonometric Functions (Sin, Cos, Tan). The TI-84 is sufficient for math courses through college.  Students will also need a ruler and protractor.
Description: This college prep Geometry course develops reasoning and problem-solving skills through the exploration of measurement, proofs, congruence, similarity, and area.  Students will apply properties of lines, triangles, quadrilaterals and circles to many problems involving algebra and use in real life.  In addition to excellent classroom teaching, some on-line teaching resources (videos & examples) will be used to enhance the class and help students when they are working on their own. Written homework will be assigned at the end of each class and online assignments will be used to check for understanding.  Tests will be given at the end of each chapter, every few weeks. Internet access is required.
Prerequisite: A grade of 70% or higher in Algebra I.
Supplies List:  1-2″ (inch) 3-ring binder with dividers, notebook paper, graph paper, a calculator with trigonometric functions (SIN, COS, TAN), pencils, colored pens for corrections, straight edge, and a compass.
*Our teacher will be in her classroom from 10:00 – 10:40am on Tuesdays and Thursday to help students when they are stuck on a problem or concept and needing extra instruction.  This is a free service for any student taking either section of Geometry.

Course: Algebra II*
Grade Level: 10-12
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday 8:35 – 9:50am OR Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 – 1:45pm (THIS SECTION IS FULL)
Instructor: Rachel Scott
Cost: $81 per month + $40 application fee
Book: Intermediate Algebra: Graphs and Functions, by Larson, Hostetler, and Neptune (3rd Ed.), 2002, ISBN# 0618218785.  Shop used on-line at Amazon, AbeBooks, half.com, etc.  NOTE: Please make sure you do not buy the instructor’s book!  Students will need a calculator that does basic functions including logarithms ($15 Casio is fine).
Description: This is a college-prep Algebra II course. Advanced algebraic concepts such as linear, quadratic, and polynomial functions, rational expressions, systems of linear equations, complex numbers, and matrices will be studied. Students will also explore exponential and logarithmic functions, and graphing by hand.  Homework will be given at each class and will be due at the beginning of the next class, while a quiz or test will be given every 2-3 weeks.  Internet access is required.
Prerequisite: A grade of 70% or higher in Algebra I.
Supplies List:  3-ring binder, loose-leaf notebook paper, 2-3 dividers, Pack of graph paper, ruler or straight edge, ink pen – any color, but NOT erasable and a basic, non-graphing calculator with “log” and “ln” buttons.
*Our teacher will be in her classroom from 10:00 – 10:40am on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help students when they are stuck on a problem or concept and needing extra instruction.  This is a free service for any student taking either section of Algebra II.

Course: Pre-Calculus (THIS CLASS IS FULL)
Grade Level: 11-12
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 – 1:45pm
Instructor: TBA
Cost: $83 per month + $40 application fee
Book: Pre-Calculus, by Robert Blitzer (3rd Ed.), ISBN # 9780131959934.  Shop used on-line at Amazon, AbeBooks, half.com, etc.   Purchase a TI-84 graphing calculator.
Description: Students who have completed three years of high school math may enroll in Pre-calculus to study (in depth) the concepts of function, trigonometry, logs and exponents. The course also includes an introduction to limits. A student completing Pre-calculus will be prepared for a rigorous, college-level pre-calculus course or introductory calculus course.  We will supplement the curriculum with a review of word problem skills, and we incorporate the graphing calculator in many of our homework assignments.  In addition to excellent classroom teaching, on-line teaching resources (videos & examples) will be used to enhance the class and help students when they are working on their own to better understand the course material.  Homework will be given at the end of each class, while quizzes and tests will be given every few weeks.
Pre-requisites: Geometry and Algebra II and grades of 70% or higher in both classes.
Supplies List:  1-2″ (inch) 3-Ring Binder, Notebook Paper and a Pen/Pencil.

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