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About the Math Department

The mathematics department at Julius West Middle School is focused on having each student achieve to the best of their ability. We offer numerous courses to meet the needs of students at all levels. We strive to make mathematics meaningful to all students and bring real world examples into the classroom as often as possible. Please feel free to contact any member of the mathematics department to talk about our program if you have questions.

Staff Members

Content Specialist: Nicole Ray

Math 6 Teachers
Tyler Brauch (IM & Math 6)
Marisa Finelli (Math 6)
Neil Irving (Math 6 & Math 6 Support)
Raienne Oliver (Special Education)
Jessica Shayuth (IM & Math 6)
Math 7 Teachers
Dana Geddes (IM & Algebra)
Ellen Levin (IM & IM Support)
Nicole Ray (IM & Math 7)
Ricky Sommer (IM & Algebra)
Elsa Wood (Special Education)


Math 8 Teachers
Amanda Cook (Algebra & Algebra Support)
Rhonda Giles (Special Education)
Elisabeth Halici (Algebra)
Ryan Menk (Math 8 & Geometry)
Duane Wehr (Algebra & Geometry)

Note - Staff e-mail addresses are available in the Staff Directory

Math Links

Visit the Julius West Mathwiz website!!  The website contains teacher recorded videos of selected lesson examples that explain how to solve problems being studied in class.  Whenever you are unsure of your homework, or studying for an assessment, be sure to take a peek at the website!!

Montgomery County Public School's Mathematics Page

Common Core State Standards

PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)