~Quotation of the Week~
Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one's courage.
Thanks for arriving at the web site for my classes. Click the links at the left for homework updates. If you need to get in touch with me, I prefer email (see address, upper left), though you can also leave a voice mail for me at 206.463.9171 x2105.
Students! I encourage you to make appointments if you have questions, need extra help or want to discuss your grades with me. I am most readily available during lunch, and can often make time after school. Talk to me a ahead of time to set an official appointment. I can also sometimes make time for spur-of-the-moment appointments.
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