Everything Adds Up
Every Marist student is capable of learning mathematics and of valuing the power and beauty of mathematics. Marist students will strive for academic excellence and integrity in the study of mathematics. Mathematics is an international language with applications in many disciplines. Students will communicate mathematically using precise mathematical notation in an organized and logical structure. Students will solve problems using a variety of approaches: the verbal, the numeric, the algebraic, and the graphic. Students will not only be able to solve problems, but also be able to understand the underlying concepts and to justify their reasoning. Students will employ mathematics to model real life situations and use these models to draw conclusions and to make predictions. Students will apply their knowledge to new problem situations and use mathematics to improve and enhance the quality of life for the benefit of all people.