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Welcome to the ANHS Mathematics Department

At Aliso Niguel Hills High School the Mathematics Department provides an educational experience in mathematics that helps students prepare for successful roles in an ever changing society. Students are challenged to develop skills in reasoning and problem solving; enabling students to approach questions in other academic areas as well as in life situations logically, rationally, and analytically. Our teachers are committed to professional development, updating curriculum, making real world connections, and incorporating technology. We employ an assortment of assessment techniques, provide a variety of teaching styles, and maintain intervention plans for students that need extra help.

Mathematics Staff Members

Hope Austin Paul Jarrett Jim Powers
Ann Beckler Alison Jax * Tom Riach
John Carrington Connor Kelly Lisa Stillings
Rima Clarke Serena Lane Nancy Strome
Diane Fowler Patricia Lusar Ethan Threadgill
Carol Harlan Lisa McCann Kurt Westling
Keith Herbold    


*Department Chair          

Courses Offered

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra II with Financial Applications
  • Algebra II Trig Honors
  • Pre Calculus
  • Pre Calculus Honors
  • Intro to Statistics
  • Beginning Personal Finance
  • Topics in Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics

Mathematics Resources

District Math Website


Visit this website to find wonderful resources about Pacing, CST, CAHSEE, and textbook information