• Welcome to Ms. Petersen's Page

    CURRENT STUDENTS - Please check the Google Classroom for your class for online assignments and announcements.  I will post them here too (See Learning During COVID-19 School Closures tab to the left), but the Google Classroom is the best place to check, learn, and interact.   

    Name: Ms. Hesper Petersen
    Title: Math Teacher for Accelerated 6/7 and 7/8 Math, MEMS Math Department Chair   
    Email Address: hpetersen@fusd1.org
    Phone number: 928-773-8152

    Certifications/Degree: BS in Elementary Education, NAU (2002); Masters in Education, NAU (2013); Standard AZ K-8 Teaching Certification; Highly Qualified status in Middle Grade Mathematics, Language Arts, & Social Studies

    Welcome to my webpage!  I teach at MEMS in the APEX Academy (formerly Pre-AP) with Mr. Hathaway, Ms. Criley, Ms. Irby, & Mr. George.  I don't just teach APEX students.  I teach all students enrolled in Accelerated Math in 6th and 7th grade.  

    This website is intended to communicate information about our team and my classes to students and their parents.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

    MEMS APEX Academy & Accelerated Math 6/7 & 7/8

    Students in this academy have applied for and been accepted to this program.  If you feel your child should be placed in the APEX Academy, please contact us for an application.  Additionally, students recommended for Accelerated Math who are not in the APEX Academy may also be in my Accelerated Math 6/7 and 7/8 classes.  For for information on these classes, please see the tabs on Accelerated Math 6/7 and Accelerated Math 7/8.  Students are placed in Accelerated Math in sixth grade based on fifth grade teacher recommendation.