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About Me

Hello! I am Patrick McDonnell.  I am the new middle school math teacher, and I am excited to be here.  I am entering my 31st year as a middle school/junior high math teacher. In 1986, I received an A.S. in Liberal Arts with a math/science concentration.  In 1989, received a B.S. in Elementary Education.  In 1995, I received a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. I have worked for the Phoenix Diocese, Roosevelt School District, Tempe Elementary School District, Mesa School District, and last year I was a long term substitute at another local charter school. 


In December, I will be celebrating my 32nd wedding anniversary with my beautiful wife, Trish.  We have one son, Thomas, who will be turning 26.  I am an avid weight lifter.  I lift 5 to 6 days a week, and it something I enjoy very much.  This fall will start my 30th season as high school sports and youth sports official.  If you ever see me on the field, please do not hesitate to stop and say hello.


Iā€™m looking forward to getting to know the middle school students and having a great year!