The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1970 Page: 16
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Math Department Meets Changing Times
ADVANCEMENT IS THE keyword to characterize the mathe-
matics courses offered to all students, whether their plans are ' 5
to attend college or get a job immediately after graduating
from high school. .e
Under the leadership of Miss Laverne MacMillan, twelve =
teachers are included in the department.
The mathematics courses offered are Algebra I and II, Geom-
etry, Trigonometry, Elementary Analysis I and II, Consumer w
Mathematics. As a special attraction, Computer Mathematics
was added to the curriculum during the year. Exceptionally H- 1
high-rated students are placed in advanced mathematics
Mathematics teachers participate in the in-service training x,
program carried on throughout the year.
MISS LAVERNE MacMILLAN - Chairman of the Math Department;
Calculus with Analytic Geometry, Trigonometry, Elementary Analy-
sis I; B.A., M.Ed. University of Texas; NHS, Slide Rule
MR. STEPHEN COMER -
sumer Mathematics; B.S.
Junior Cabinet, Number
MRS. MYRTLE ARNETT -
- Geometry, Con-
Algebra I, II; B.S.
MR. PHILLIP DODD - Computer Math, Alge-
bra II; B.A. University of Texas; Junior Cabi-
MISS MELISSA DUNN - Algebra I, II; B.S.
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute; Future Nurses,
MRS. La NELL GASTINGER - Geometry,
Consumer Math; B.A. University of Texas;
Junior Red Cross
MRS. NORA C. GREGORY - Algebra II, Ge-
ometry; B.S., M.Ed. Stephen F. Austin; NHS
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