Degrees and Certifications:
BS Biology Colorado State University
GOOD DAY HORNETS!
UPDATE Week 5/4-5/8 BIOLOGY 1 and Earth Science
You should have picked up a Phase 3 Packet by now or accessed the packet via Schoology. If you have questions let me know. I hope you are all well. Be Smart, Be Safe. Bio Students, If you need the EOC booklet it is added below.
I hope this finds you all well and not too bored. Wednesday 4/29/2020, I will be having a Zoom open time from 1:00-2:30 for any Biology 1 student’s questions or concerns. Packet 1 should already have been turned in. It will be put in to the grade book shortly before the session opens. If you have concerns about the grading, Packet 2 turn in ( May 1st), Packet 3 or any questions in general I will be happy to try and offer answers.
Concerning grades: I had a handful of people not turn in packets in each period. If you did not receive a grade, please let me know ASAP. It may be that your packet was misplaced or overlooked.
Zoom information is as follows:
Meeting #: 236-242-8677
Have a Great Day!
If you logged into Schoology prior to 4/15/2020 @ 2:25 p.m. The "Phase 2" packet was the wrong one. The correct one is there NOW!
Here is access to the 2nd packet if you did not pick one up.
If you need access to the textbook for any reason access using the following info:
UPDATE 4/14/2020 NEW Packets ar available today until 7:00 PM. Drop off packets as well or make sure you you send me pictures of completed work. Hope all Are well.
UPDATE 4/2/2020 UPDATE-Packets will be due the 14th of April. Please be aware.
You should be finishing up the packets that were available on line or via pick-up at school. They will be collected upon our return to school. Keep them in a safe place. Do not let your dog eat your homework or younger sibling(s) use them for craft projects. Many of you have emailed me saying you are finished. Good job! I have created class period groups and will be sending emails out soon. Take care and stay safe!
PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO SEND ME AN EMAIL email@example.com SO I CAN START TO PUT TOGETHER CLASSES FOR UDATES VIA EMAIL.
BY NOW ALL OF YOU SHOULD BE WORKING ON PACKETS FOR THE 10 DAY PERIOD. NEAR THE END OF THE PERIOD I WILL UPDATE YOU WITH THE NEXT SERIES OF ASSIGNMENTS.
I HOPE YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES ARE WELL AND YOU ARE FOLLOWING THE GUIDELINES PRESCRIBED BY THE CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html
I was born in Colorado. I graduated from Colorado State University (Fort Collins). GO RAMS!!!
I taught in Colorado for 10 years before moving to Hollywood, Florida.
I taught for 15 years in Broward Schools before moving to ACPSD. I teach Earth Science and Biology.
Before Aikern High, I taught at Ridge Spring MonettaHS for one year.
I am a bibliophile and a comic book enthusiast.
I am married and have two children.
I am excited to live in such a vibrant community. GO AHS HORNETS!
Accessing Schoology for Distance Learning
**The printable version for the Schoology assignments is uploaded on the district's high school science distance learning page (https://www.acpsd.net/Page/41749) or under the "Resources" tab on my website.**
If you are able to do so, please access Schoology and complete the coursework for the next 10 days.
If you cannot access Schoology, please come to AHS to get a printed packet on Thursday 3/19 between noon and 7pm or on Friday 3/20 between 8am and 4pm.
Instructions for accessing Schoology (from district):
- Go to acpsd.schoology.com and login using your Student ID Number and the password AHS2020. (The password is case sensitive).
- Click “Courses” at the top of the browser window. You will see your courses as they appear in PowerSchool.
- Click the course in which you wish to begin.
- Access the folder where your work is housed. If your teacher has never used Schoology, it will be the only material you see. If your teacher already has content, the folder will be located at the bottom of the course.
- If you cannot find the E-learning material for one of your courses, please reach out to the teacher on your course.
*If you have to create an account you may need to use the access code. Click "Sign Up", then "Student". You will be prompted to enter an access code which you will find below.*
Access Codes (if needed)
2nd period Biology 1: ZK34-B6Q6-MS6VP
3rd period Earth Science: Z559-PFJW-4KJXN
5th period Biology 1: 3V6B-KZFD-FF5GP
6th period Biology 1 H: 57P2-RRH7-SBNS4
7th period Biology 1 H: SRGX-5XTC-9336R