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MATHEMATICS

Bishop Hartley offers 14 math courses for students, including opportunities to earn up to 14 semester hours of college credit.

Mathematics Courses

  • Algebra I
  • Honors Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Honors Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry
  • CP Algebra and Trigonometry (CPAT)
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Honors Calculus I
  • AP Calculus AB
  • Math 1152 – Columbus State Community College / Calculus 2
  • Statistics 1450 – Columbus State Community College
  • Statistics

Learn more about each course and credits in the Mathematics Course Catalog.

ABOUT MATHEMATICS

Freshmen math placements are based on students’ standardized test scores, the course taken during their 8th grade year, and their teacher recommendation. After Freshman year, placement is determined based on class performance, effort, and mindset.

Bishop Hartley has a Math Lab which takes place every day, staffed with a math teacher in addition to two upperclassmen who are prepared to handle any question a student may have in any math class offered throughout your four years of high school.

Every math teacher has an interactive Smartboard in their classroom to assist with instruction, class presentations, and exploratory learning.

Students may earn up to 14 semester hours of college credit
while taking AP Calculus, Calculus II, and Statistics through our College Credit Plus Program with Columbus State.

Every Algebra II student enrolls in an online course through Stanford University titled, “How to Learn Math.” This class gives students information they need to become powerful math learners and develop agrowth mindset. It can correct many misconceptions they have about what math is, and it teaches them about their own potential to succeed and the strategies needed to approach math effectively.

RELATED CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

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Mathematics Department

Mrs. Julie Fix

Mrs. Julie (Gerdeman) Fix is a graduate of Bishop Hartley High School ('92) along with her four younger siblings ('93, '95, '98, '99)/ She received her S.B.A in Accountancy from John Carroll University in 1996, became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and started teaching at Hartley in 1999. She then went on to receive her Masters in Mathematics Education from The Ohio State University in 2002. Her own children attend St. Matthew School in Gahanna.

Mr. Chris Blum

Chris Blum, math teacher, has taught at Bishop Hartley since 2018. He received his Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University and his Master's in Educational Leadership from The University of Cincinnati. In addition to his role as an educator, Mr. Blum is the head coach of Bishop Hartley's Ultimate Frisbee team and Bowling team.

Ms. Becca Heicher:

Ms. Heicher received her Bachelor degrees in secondary math education and mathematics with a minor in actuary sciences as well as her Master's in Educational Leadership from Walsh University in North Canton, OH where she played soccer and lacrosse all four years. Ms. Heicher is in the process of completing her doctorate from the American College of Education in Instructional Technology. Ms. Heicher has coaching experience in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse and is the current lacrosse coach at Columbus School for Girls. In her free time, she is a certified personal trainer and loves to stay active with her two pups. Ms. Heicher has previous teaching experience at Groveport Madison, (Groveport), Akron St. Vincent St. Mary (Akron), Walled Lake Consolidated Schools (Commerce Township, MI), and Beijing (University of Science and Technology of Beijing).

Mr. Mike Krause

Mr. Krause received his Bachelor degree from University of North Dakota and his Master's from Ohio University (Athletic Administration). He came to Hartley in 2019 and coaches both football and track. He previously taught and coached in rural North Dakota.

Mrs. Theresa (Berger) Moore

Mrs. Moore is a 2013 graduate of Hartley and began teaching here in 2017. Along with her husband (Joey), her parents, four siblings, two grandparents, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins are also graduates of Hartley. Mrs. Moore graduated from Ohio Dominican University with her B.S. in Mathematics & Integrated Mathematics Education. She helps run the Summer Math Academies at Hartley.

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