Phone: (719) 867-8132


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Tom Patrick

English Teacher

My goal as a teacher is to instill in my students a love for literature and to develop effective life-long communications skills, especially in written communication. Here's a bit more about me:
28th year as an educator.
BA English, UCLA; MA Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Chapman University.
Married 33 years to Tricia (math teacher at PRHS); two children, Kathryn (PRHS Class of 2014) and James (PRHS Class of 2016).
Palmer Lake resident.

Hobbies: Reading, cycling, hiking, skiing, backpacking, travel, gardening, cooking, photography.

I am available for help or to answer questions before or after school and during 2nd or 5th, either in Neighborhood D or in A2222 (Publications Lab). 


  • Period 1 (A2128): English 2
    Period 2 (A2222): Yearbook Production
    Period 3 (A2128): English 2
    Period 4 (D Hood): Plan
    Period 5 (D Hood): Plan
    Period 6 (A2222): Newspaper Production/Intro to Journalism
    Period 7 (A2128): English 2
    Period 8 (A2128): English 2