Algebra 1

Mr. Farrell @ Ladue Horton Watkins High School

About Your Teacher

Mr. Micheal Farrell

Seminar: Room 214

Office Hours: 7-7:30am and by appointment

Algebra 1 is the most important class in your math career.

In this class, we will lay the foundation for all future math courses. Students with a strong understanding of mathematical concepts presented in this course will be in a favorable position to be successful in future math courses.
Google Classroom

Course calendars, handouts, and other materials can be found here.

Online Textbook

Click above and log in with your Ladue Google account to view your textbook.

Log in to IXL Math Practice Here

Click above to visit our online math practice program

Materials needed everyday


  • Plenty of Pencils/Pens
  • 2 Expo Markers
  • Three-ring binder (at least 1" size) with loose-leaf paper
  • iPad
  • Calculator (add, subtract, multiply, divide, and square roots is all you need)

Extra Help

I am available every morning from 7-7:30 AM and during Seminar in room 214. It is best practice to email me to ensure that I will be there. Additionally, help is offered after school by appointment.

Missed Class?

1. Be prepared for next class. If there is a test or quiz scheduled for the next class, you are expected to take the quiz or test on the scheduled day with the class.

2. Check the class Google Classroom to see what was missed.

3. Copy the notes from a classmate and complete the homework.

4. Stop by and see Mr. Farrell before school to discuss what was missed and ask any questions that you may have.

Missed Assessments

All make-up assessments (tests, quizzes) will be administered in the Testing Center. It is located in room 281 and is open after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and during Seminar. You will have 2 Seminar Periods to make up the assessment. If this is not completed within the given time frame, you will be given a 0.

Grading Breakdown

Tests/Quizzes: 80%
Semester Final: 20%