Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Rich Williams
Hello! This is my first year at Mount Pleasant and my 26th year of teaching and I am looking forward to a great year! I will be teaching Math 1 and Fundamentals of Math. I will also be an assistant football and track coach. I have a wonderful wife, Tish, and an awesome 14 year old son, Heath. I graduated from The University of Mount Union in 1995 in Alliance, Ohio.
1st Period: 7:15-9:00, Math 1 Honors. Remind Code: @rwmath1h
Weekly Schedule: First Plan B Weekly Schedule.docx
2nd Period: 9:05-10:40, Fundamentals of Math. Remind Code: @rwfom
Weekly Schedule: Copy of Plan B Weekly Schedule.docx
3rd Period : 10:45-12:35, Math 1. Remind Code: @rwmath1
Weekly Schdeule: Third Plan B Weekly Schedule.docx
4th Period: Plan
Please see below Schedule Plan B for exact times of face to face and remote.
I will be offering Parent conferences on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 pm. If you want to meet with me, you can go to your child's Canvas page and join the Microsoft Teams meeting on the home page. Go to the link below to sign up.
MPHS Daily Schedule Plan B Fall 2020
Tuesday (Group B/2)
1st Period (pull outs, Wellness Wednesday)
7:15 - 8:15 F2F Only
8:15 - 9:00 F2F & Remote
7:15 - 8:35
Office Hours by Appointment
9:05 - 10:40
9:06 - 9:50 F2F & Remote
9:50 - 10:40 F2F Only
8:35 - 9:35
1st Block Work Time
10:45 - 12:35
3rd Period (lunch, announcements)
10:45 - 11:50 F2F Only
11:50 - 12:36 F2F & Remote
9:45 - 10:45
2nd Block Work Time
12:40 - 2:15
12:40 - 1:25 F2F & Remote
1:25 - 2:15 F2F Only
10:55 - 11:55
3rd Block Work Time
District-Wide Time and Schedule
These times are to remain the same for all schools
12:25 - 1:25
4th Block Work Time
1:25 - 2:15
Please click on this link https://cabarrus.instructure.com/courses/152141 to go to our first period Math 1 Honors Canvas home page.
Please click on this link https://cabarrus.instructure.com/courses/152121 to go to our second period Foundations of Math Canvas home page.
Please click on this link https://cabarrus.instructure.com/courses/152129 to go to our third period Math 1 Canvas home page.
Paper and pencils to work out problems by hand
Graph paper for graphing units
Calculator - scroll to the bottom of this page for options if you do not have a handheld graphing calculator
Online Learning Links
Login to School Email (Office365)
- Your school email is through Microsoft Office 365
- Your email address is your Active Directory user name followed by @cabarrus.k12.nc.us
- Your password is your student ID
- Click Office 365 under Quick Links on our home page or go directly to portal.office.com- bookmark this site!
- Your username is your entire email address, ie, for Bart Simpson 123456789,
- Username firstname.lastname@example.org
- Password: 123456789
- If you are unable to login, please ask your teacher to enter a work order that includes your name and student ID.
- When logging into Office 365 at home, you will be asked for your password.
- Want to setup email on your phone? Here's how.
Login to Canvas
My courses are housed within Canvas, a learning management system. You can access Canvas from our home page - just click the logo.
At home, you will be prompted to login to your Office 365 account before proceeding to Canvas. Remember, your login is your email address, and your password is your student ID.
Download the App
The Canvas App is available on the Android and Apple platform.
Find your District
You will not be able to search for Cabarrus County Schools or for Mount Pleasant High School. Instead, you will need to type in cabarrus.instructure.com in the "Find your District" box.
If you do not have a calculator of your own at home this is for you:On Android, wabbitemu is an app that mimics the TI-84. It is a free download.On iPhone, Calculate 84 is an app that mimics the TI-84. It is not a TI product, but it works wonderfully.Another option that someone suggested for iPhone was Graphing Calculator X84.TI released trials to assist teachers and students: Links below for trial periods.
Software – TI software can be used to demo functionality, have students interact with activities, create videos for your students, etc.
· TI-84 Smartview Software – 90 Day Trial http://bit.ly/TI84SmartView
· TI-Nspire Student Software – 30 Day Trial http://bit.ly/TINspireStudentWhile working at home, Desmos.com is also a great option.