The St. Patrick's Math Department won this year's Secondary School Department Award for Exceptional and Collaborative Mathematics Teaching. The award was given by Ontario Association for Mathematics Education (OAME). According to OAME, the department received the award for their, "Innovative and creative uses of modern technologies, to day-to-day professional learning and dialogue, to the strong support you have for each other as well as that afforded by all the stakeholders in your program."
Letters of support were provided by students who attest to the math departments remarkable efforts. Students said they are well prepared for post-secondary education and that they use what they learned in high school in their post-secondary courses and every-day life. Students expressed their gratitude and asserted that the St. Patrick's math department has helped them in more ways than they can count.
St. Patrick High School is very proud of the dedication and caring teachers demonstrate on a daily basis. They personify the three words in "professional learning community" as they challenge each other daily to understand and meet the learning needs of their students.
St. Patrick High School Math Department
L to R Isabel Petien, Caitlin Tomka, Phil Herby, Carrie Stewart (Department Head), Mike Brinkworth, Anne Marie Steneker and Carling Sinclair.