Phone: (719) 867-8132


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Patrick

Journalism Teacher & Adviser

My goal as a teacher is to instill in my students a passion for journalistic publications and to develop effective life-long communications skills, especially in written communication, photography, and design. Here's a bit more about me:
29th year as an educator.
BA English, UCLA; MA Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Chapman University.
Married 34 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 on Gold days and during 8th period, either in Neighborhood D or in A2222 (Publications Lab). 


  • Period 5 (A2222): Newspaper Production
    Period 6 (A2222):
    Yearbook Production
    Period 7 (A2222):
    Intro to Journalism    
    Period 8 (D Hood):