Welcome Warriors!
Please visit your classroom page to see helpful links and tutorials specific to our mathematics and engineering courses.  Assignment calendars can be viewed on each page along with links to homework logs.

Hi!  I'm Ms. Menzel and I'm really glad you are visiting my website.  One of the first things you should know about me is that I absolutely love teaching!  I am excited to be in the classroom each day and enjoy seeing the creativity, innovation, and problem solving of each of my students.  I also love art- specifically mathematical art- and I have a passion for combining my love of math and art/design through the process of engineering!  In addition to Intermediate Algebra and Geometry, I also teach Intro to Engineering and Design through Project Lead The Way- which is a national initiative to provide STEM opportunities for high school students while also giving them the opportunity to earn college credit for their work!  I have been teaching for 12 years, with 10 of those years spent right here at Brainerd High School.  I earned my degree in Teaching Mathematics from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2004 and my Masters in Education/Leadership from Southwest Minnesota State University in 2009. I have been a PLTW certified teacher since 2011.  I live in Brainerd with my husband, 3 children, and my dog Spatula.  In my spare time I love to read, be outdoors, and do DIY projects!

MC Escher- Circle Limit
1st Hour: Intermediate Algebra
2nd Hour: Intro to Engineering and Design
3rd Hour: Intro to Engineering and Design
4th Hour: Intro to Engineering and Design
5th Hour: Prep
6th Hour: Intermediate Algebra

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