Olathe Northwest High School
Miss Cogswell's Class Website
I am sad to announce that I won't be teaching at Olathe Northwest next year, but I am excited to pursue an opportunity to be an instructional coach in Shawnee Mission next school year.
Good luck to all my students!
Course Announcements:
Congratulations Graduates and
Happy Summer to All!
Semester 2 Final Exams
Final Exam Schedule:

Algebra 2
Applied Geometry

Applied Geometry

Algebra 2

Chapter 9 Test  Tuesday, May 10th

Chapter 12 Test  Wednesday, May 11th

These final tests of the year will count as the final exam for seniors. For underclassman, this test will be the last exam before finals.
Check out the appropriate tab for your class to find review videos, copies of the review, and the answer key!
Check out the appropriate tab for your class to find review videos, copies of the review, and the answer key!
End of Year Calendars
Attached below are calendars that indicate what we are doing each day through the end of the school year. Please be aware that the second page of the document gives my availability before and after school as well.
Important upcoming dates:
Important upcoming dates:
 All missing work and quiz/test retakes must be completed by Friday, May 13th
 Please return your textbook on Wednesday, May 4th or Thursday, May 5th
Applied Geometry Calendar 
Algebra 2 Calendar 


Algebra 2  Mini Unit Test
Friday, April 29th, 2016
Test Prep Resources:


How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Algebra 2  Chapter 8B Test
Block Day: Wednesday, April 20th or Thursday, April 21st
Test Prep Resources:



How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Applied Geometry Chapter 12 Test 
Algebra 2  Chapter 8A Test 
Block Day: Wednesday, April 13th or Thursday, April 14th
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Algebra 2

Applied Geometry Chapter 11 Test

Please use the appropriate flipped videos and the key to help you prepare for this test.
How do I study for a math test?
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Applied Geometry  Chapter 8 Test
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
The Chapter 8 Test will be on Wednesday, February 24th. Please use the attached flipped videos and the key to help you prepare for this test.
How do I study for a math test?
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Algebra 2  Chapter 6 Test
Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
The Chapter 6 Test will be on Tuesday, February 9th. Please use the attached flipped videos and the key to help you prepare for this test.
How do I study for a math test?
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Applied Geometry  Chapter 7 Test
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
The Chapter 7 Test will be on Tuesday, February 2nd. Please use the attached flipped videos and the key to help you prepare for this first test of 3rd Quarter.
How do I study for a math test?
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Algebra 2  Chapter 5B Test
Wednesday, January 20th or Thursday, January 21st, 2016
The Chapter 5B Test will be on block day (either Wednesday, January 20th or Thursday, January 21st). Please use the attached flipped videos and the key to help you prepare for this first test of 3rd Quarter.
How do I study for a math test?
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar and the review page
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Final Exams
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
8:15 to 8:45am Seminar I
8:51 to 10:21am Hour 2 Final Exam
10:27 to 11:18am Seminar II
11:24 to 1:24pm Hour 4 Final Exam
1:30 to 3:00pm Hour 6 Final Exam
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
8:00 to 9:30am Hour 1 Final Exam
9:30 to 9:45am Break
9:45 to 11:15am Hour 5 Final Exam
Friday, December 18th, 2015
8:00 to 9:30am Hour 3 Final Exam
9:30 to 9:45am Break
9:45 to 11:15am Hour 7 Final Exam
8:15 to 8:45am Seminar I
8:51 to 10:21am Hour 2 Final Exam
10:27 to 11:18am Seminar II
11:24 to 1:24pm Hour 4 Final Exam
1:30 to 3:00pm Hour 6 Final Exam
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
8:00 to 9:30am Hour 1 Final Exam
9:30 to 9:45am Break
9:45 to 11:15am Hour 5 Final Exam
Friday, December 18th, 2015
8:00 to 9:30am Hour 3 Final Exam
9:30 to 9:45am Break
9:45 to 11:15am Hour 7 Final Exam
Applied Geometry  Chapter 6 Test: Wed, Dec. 9
Algebra 2  Chapter 5A Test: Wed., Dec. 9 or Thurs., Dec. 10
How do I study for a math test?
Algebra 2  Chapter 4B Test: Wed., Nov. 18 or Thurs., Nov. 19
How do I study for a math test?
Algebra 2  Chapter 5A Test: Wed., Dec. 9 or Thurs., Dec. 10
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Algebra 2  Chapter 4B Test: Wed., Nov. 18 or Thurs., Nov. 19
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Are you getting regular emails from Miss Cogswell?
If not, forward your student email to an email address you use more often using the directions attached below.
If not, forward your student email to an email address you use more often using the directions attached below.
forwarding_student_email_to_other_account.docx  
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Applied Geometry  Chapter 4 Test: Wednesday, November 11th
How do I study for a math test?
Algebra 2  Chapter 4A Test: Wed., Nov. 4 or Thurs., Nov. 5
How do I study for a math test?
Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences
Applied Geometry  Chapter 3 Test: Tuesday, Oct. 13th
How do I study for a math test?
Algebra 2  Chapter 3 Test: Block Day: 9/7 or 9/8/15
How do I study for a math test?
Algebra 2  Chapter 2 Test: Block Day: 9/16 or 9/17/15
How do I study for a math test?
Applied Geometry  Chapter 1 Test
Friday, September 11th
How do I study for a math test?
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Algebra 2  Chapter 4A Test: Wed., Nov. 4 or Thurs., Nov. 5
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences
 Tuesday, October 13th from 4:30pm to 8:30pm
 Wednesday, October 14th from 4:30pm to 8:30pm (please note: Miss Cogswell will be unavailable after 6:30pm)
 Thursday, October 15th from 11am to 4pm
Applied Geometry  Chapter 3 Test: Tuesday, Oct. 13th
How do I study for a math test?
 Use your green foldable to help you review important vocabulary.
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
 Get a seminar pass if you feel like you will need even more help!
Algebra 2  Chapter 3 Test: Block Day: 9/7 or 9/8/15
How do I study for a math test?
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
 Get a seminar pass if you feel like you will need even more help!
Algebra 2  Chapter 2 Test: Block Day: 9/16 or 9/17/15
How do I study for a math test?
 Use your blue foldables to help you review important vocabulary.
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
 Get a seminar pass if you feel like you will need even more help!
Applied Geometry  Chapter 1 Test
Friday, September 11th
How do I study for a math test?
 Use your blue foldables to help you review important vocabulary.
 Do your study guide from start to finish without your notes
 Make a note of each problem that was confusing to you
 Go back and try that problem again with your notes
 Check your answers using the key posted on the assignments calendar
 Watch the flipped video for each problem you are unsure about
 See Miss Cogswell before or after school to talk through any specific questions
 Get a seminar pass if you feel like you will need even more help!
Algebra 2  Chapter 1 Test Tuesday, September 1st
How do I study for a math test?


2015_onboarding_your_device.docx  
File Size:  6365 kb 
File Type:  docx 
Technology Information:
Online Textbook:
BYOD Onboarding (connecting to wifi):
Forwarding your student email:
Welcome Back Raven Nation!
Online Textbook:
 Website: connected.mcgrawhill.com
 Username: Same as school login
 Password: ABC123 (this is case sensitive)
BYOD Onboarding (connecting to wifi):
 See attachment above
Forwarding your student email:
 See attachment above
Welcome Back Raven Nation!
 Wednesday, August 12th, 2015  1/2 day for freshmen
 Thursday, August 13th, 2015  First full day for all students