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Creation declares His glory and majesty.

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Welcome to Mr. James' Web Pages

Updated 22 March 2016



Food For Thought


"Discovery consists in looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something completely different."

 Albert Szent-Gyorgi (1893-1986) Chemist and 1937 Nobel Prize winner from Hungary in Physiology and Medicine for his research on Vitamin C.


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Periods 1, 2, and 6

AP Calculus

Updated 18 March 2016


Periods 4 and 5

Pre-calculus Honors

Updated 11 March 2016



About Mr. James


Academic Decathlon Page

Updated 22 March 2016

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Chaffey High School

Link to School Loop


Chaffey High School Thespians



Mr. Mercado's AP History Pages

Check out Mr. Mercado and Renegade on YouTube!!

Here's another video!


Go Bears!


24 years of teaching lead me to offer this application of the spirit of Ecclesiastes 12:12 -- "Beyond this my son be forewarned: the calling of many meetings is endless, and excessive attendance of them wearies everyone."



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More food for thought about education and what it should be.


Grades are on School Loop and are updated often. 

If you are a parent and have not registered with School Loop, WHY HAVEN'T YOU DONE SO YET?  WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???


I haven't taught this in the last few years, but my Astronomy pages are still available.


Common Core Standards for Mathematics.  The California standards are even more verbose than these (over 160 pages!), but they might be worth a look.  (My take is that Common Core is potentially a very good thing for education if it is done the right way and for the right reasons; that is, if Common Core can be done with a commitment to high quality teaching and learning without all the fretting, scheming, and pressure over test scores or the political hijacking that has ruined more than one attempt to ouline a sensible curriculum for today's students).


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