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Mr. Neil McLeod

Mr. McLeod is a science and robotics teacher that currently works at both Mill Valley High School and Cedar Trails Exploration center. He has taught chemistry, AP Chemistry, Introduction to Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Robotics.

Additionally, Mr. McLeod is involved with the band program at Mill Valley and teaches private music lessons in the evenings. Finally, Mr. McLeod is the lead sponsor of the district's First Robotics Teams.

  • CTEC robotRobotics
    From USD 232 Course Guide

    Students will be introduced to the main types of robotics, plus students will build, assemble, and troubleshoot robotic devices/systems while constructing and verifying circuits. This is a project-based course in which students will work on collaborative robotics projects.


    Robotics Capstone
    From USD 232 Course Guide

    This course is designed to be taken after Robotics 1 offered at CTEC. Students will build on the knowledge gained during the first year of robotics by working with a team of their peers to compete in several area robotics competitions, including FTC and FRC.

    AP Chemistry
    From USD 232 Course Guide

    This rigorous course is intended to prepare students for the AP Chemistry Exam. AP Chemistry topics covered including atomic theory and structure, chemical bonding, kinetics, equilibrium, and thermodynamics. AP Chemistry labs are equivalent to those typically found in college level chemistry courses. The class is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in chemical knowledge and principles.
                                    **This course can be taken for college credit through JCCC's College Now program.**