Academics at Tolles

Tolles provides a rigorous academic core to compliment our career preparation programs. The courses are aligned with Ohio’s academic content standards and are NCAA-approved.

English

Our Instructors:
Chelsea Canterbury
Holly Knurek
Steve McGhee
Jennifer Moffett
Jamie Ginsberg
Mary Crain

Courses:

  • Language & Literature
  • English 11 & 12
  • Honors English 11 & 12
Mathematics

Our Instructors:
Walter Dick
James Haskell
Michele Rubright
Bill Jackson

Courses:

  • Integrated Geometry/Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Honors Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus
  • College Calculus
  • College Algebra
  • Transitions to College Math
Social Studies/Economics

Our Instructors:
Christina Funderburgh
Beth Fogelsong
David Jardot
Joe Cahill

Courses:

  • American Government
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • World Geography
  • Social Studies III & IV

Science

Our Instructors:
Todd Bolenbaugh
Caryn Jackson
Cathy Mehl
Joe Wiese | Class Website

Courses:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • College Anatomy & Physiology
  • Advanced Life Science
  • Chemistry
  • Honors Chemistry
  • Core Physics
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science
  • Science III
  • Material Science I & II
Physical Education

Our Instructor:
TBD

Courses:

  • PE
Electives

Our Instructors:

Brian Fowler
Carly Crain
Beth Fogelsong

Courses:

  • Computer Literacy
  • Plan Reading
  • Career Readiness

  • Our academic teachers work with our career-tech instructors to align the curriculum so it relates to real-world careers.
  • We have modernized and personalized the education experience to include more technology integration, blended learning, online learning, project-based learning, and more.
  • Students have the best in technology and equipment on-hand to learn their career-technical skill set and to prepare effectively for the workforce.
  • Tolles teachers go above-and-beyond to provide extra assistance to our students. This includes the Learning Resource Center, which serves all students, all the time, and provides tutoring, testing prep and assistance, bilingual services, and more.
  • Grand Hallway: The Grand Hallway is the centerpiece of the Tolles Campus, part collaborative learning space, part lounge. Classes can utilize the large area for projects, presentations, and events.
  • The Writing Lab: This new space will provide a large classroom area for multiple classes to work collaboratively on writing projects in a comfortable environment.
  • Project-Based Learning Classrooms: Two social studies classrooms utilize PBL learning, where a mobile and flexible space will lend itself to learning that comes alive!
  • Learning Resource Center: A space for tutoring, testing preparation, individualized learning, bilingual assistance, and more.
  • Study Center: Students receive time to work in the study center and get assistance with career readiness and the Madison County Workforce Readiness Credential.
  • College & Career Readiness Center: This space will host college admissions representatives, military representatives, employers, and more. It will also serve as a place for applying to college and learning more about financial aid and scholarships.
  • Ohio’s new College Credit Plus can help students earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. The purpose of College Credit Plus is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety to college-ready students. These courses are free while in high school. Tolles offers several College Credit Plus options. Learn more about College Credit Plus HERE.
  • Nearly all of our career-technical programs have articulation agreements in place for students to earn college credit for free while enrolled. An articulation agreement means students can seamless carry that college credit on to the college partner for free and continue their education after high school.