where it's OK to LOVE MATH!!!

If you find yourself in the middle of a challenging section, I hope you'll take GREAT notes, visit the Math Tutor Room, come in to see me for extra help and/or work with a friend.  You have to work HARDER as the material becomes more challenging.  Make me proud!


If you're visiting this site "just because" then GOOD FOR YOU.  If you're here because you weren't in class today, we missed you!  Get notes from a friend as well and visit the math tutor room if necessary.  When you return to class, remember to check the folder (for your class period) to get any papers that were passed out during your absence.  Let me know if I can help you before/after school. Take those vitamins and get plenty of sleep, because it's always better to be IN CLASS!  Now, find the link for your class and get ready to have some MATH FUN!!!  


Reminder:  Please remember that if you miss ONLY the DAY BEFORE a test is given, you will still take the test with your class.   No new material is taught the day before a test that you would be expected to master over night!


Contact Information

      Email:  kalong@goarrows.org                                                               

      Phone:  419-289-7968   (extension 3201)


Class slides (by course) - Choose the correct date to see what we did in class today. (PLEASE also get notes from a friend and see me for extra help.)  Simply "click" on the underlined link to view the appropriate slides.  I usually keep the slides posted for just a few days after we test over a chapter or big unit.   I don't keep the daily slides on for the entire year... too much for the site to save. 

 (Check for some of the class examples/outlines
 in printable form down below)

    Honors Geometry

     Mar 13               11.1 - 11.2: Area of triangles and parallelograms

     Mar 15               11.3 - Area of a trapezoid

     Mar 16               11.4 - Area of kites and rhombi (rhombuses) and 11.5 (begin) - Area of a
                                  regular polygon 

     Mar 17               11.5 - Area of a regular polygon

     Mar 20               11.5 - Area of a regular polygon (more challenging problems tonight!)

     Mar 21               11.5 HW problems

     Mar 22                Chapter 11 review and some "AIR" practice

     11.6 examples     I hope this feels like review!

     Mar 24                11.6 - Area (shaded regions)

       Link for online practice AIR test:   http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/


    Honors Algebra II


     Mar 16          polynomial functions wrap up and rational functions (begin)

     Mar 20          Graphing a rational function - Domain, zeros and horizontal asymptotes

     Mar 21          Graphing a rational function - asymptotes

     Mar 22          Graphing a rational function - putting it all together (finally)

     Mar 23           Graphing a rational functions

     Mar 24           Graphing a rational function - TEST on Monday



     Mar 9                Binomial probability

     Mar 13              Binomial probability

     Mar 15              Binomial probability - TEST tomorrow (Thursday)

     Mar 17               Special right triangles

     Mar 20               basic, right-triangle trig.

     Mar 21               exact-value trig. using special right triangles

     Mar 22                radian vs. degree measure

     Mar 23               5.1  radian vs. degree measure

     Mar 24               5.1 - Arc length, sector area and rotation amounts 



 Assignment Sheets  ("Click" on the appropriate underlined link    to view an assignment sheet.) 

   Sometimes the assignments are posted day-to-day.  Please refer
 the daily slides when this happens.  I do this during short
   weeks and/or when snow days/delays occur and I 
   schedules to be messed up!  


       Honors Geometry      

         Mar 6 - 10                Mar 13 - 17          Mar 20 - 24


       Honors Algebra II  

       Mar 6 - 10          Mar 13 - 17:  Polynomial functions (roots vs. factors)

       Mar 20 - 24:  Rational functions



        Mar 6 - 10:  Binomial Probability (HW handouts all week - no book needed)

        Mar 13 - 17:  Binomial Probability and Trigonometry

        Mar 20 - 24:  Right-triangle trig. and rotation apps.


     Other Handouts and such: You may get a copy when you return to
     class, but you could print it out if you'd like to look at it now!  You might even find some of the
     problems worked out in the slides above.


          Classroom Policies (first day handout)

                Open House Power Point

               The COST of dropping MATH your senior year

               Which GRAPHING calculator should I buy?    

               Cell phone DO's and DON'Ts 

               Brochure for 8th grade students taking Honors Geometry  (FAQ)

  Honors Geometry



   Honors Algebra II

          Linear Equations   -  Good one to keep for ACT and College placement test practice!

               Quadratic Formula (Calculator Program)



       Scatter Plots and Regression Equations   This is a nice handout that gives detailed instructions
           for setting 
up and graphing a scatter plot as well as getting the calculator to determine a regression
           equation.  Good for Hon. Algebra II also!

          Parabolas                Often seen on an ACT and on a Math Placement Test



Important Dates:  2016 - 2017

  Ohio Math League Contests:  10/18/16, 11/16/16 (11/15 is Early Release), 12/13/16,
                                                  1/10/17, 2/7/17, 3/14/17 (Pi Day!)

    All 6-question, 30-minute contests are after school in room 201 or 203--open to
    grades 9-12.  Calculators permitted.


     American Math Competition (AMC 10 and AMC 12): 



    ACT Test Schedule for 2016-2017:

September 10, 2016August 7, 2016August 8-19, 2016
October 22, 2016September 16, 2016September 17-30, 2016
December 10, 2016November 4, 2016November 5-18, 2016
February 11, 2017*January 13, 2017January 14-20, 2017
April 8, 2017March 3, 2017March 4-17, 2017
June 10, 2017May 5, 2017May 6-19, 2017