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Mathematics Department

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The OLCHS Mathematics Department strongly believes that all students should have the opportunity to learn the mathematical concepts and skills necessary to prepare them for any post-secondary experience.


The OLCHS Mathematics Department seeks to provide an appreciation for mathematics and its applications to other disciplines, to encourage the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and to prepare students for further study and employment.  Student learning focuses on the interdependence of theory and application, and is enhanced by the appropriate use of technology.  A high-quality mathematics education enables all students to increase their mathematical literacy in the understanding of mathematical principles, cultivating mathematical ways of thinking, and developing fluency with number, symbolic representation, geometry, and data which is essential for success in the information and technological environment of the 21st century.