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Ms. Slate's Classroom Wish List
  • white board markers
  • pencils
  • colored pencils
  • erasers
  • white out
  • notebooks
  • pens (blue, black, colored for correcting)
  • gift cards to Safeway (lots of lab supplies purchased here)
  • gift cards to PetCo or PetSmart (help to care for in class animals)
  • tissue (Kleenex for noses!)
  • Clorox wipes
  • cash/checks (to SCUSD with student ID in memo)
Next Generation Science Standards - Living Earth

Mary Pat Slate

Contact Information


Phone: 423-2559

Room: S102

For a more detailed course description, see the syllabus which can be found by clicking the link below the course name below:


Biology (periods 1, 2, and 4)


EL Biology (period 5)


WILL (period 3)

5th period - Looking professional
5th period
Meet the Teacher
  • 1988 - BS Biology, minor Psychology - UC Davis
  • 1991 - Research Associate, Genentech
  • 1997 - Biology Teaching Credential - SJSU
  • 1997 - Began teaching at Wilcox High School
  • Classes taught: Biology, AP Biology, EL/SDAIE Biology, Integrated Science, Independent Study
  • Third generation SF Bay Area Native
  • Currently live in Hollister
  • Three children: Annjelika (senior, UCSB), Annika (11th grade, Wilcox), Jordan (6th grade, Peterson)
  • Some things I enjoy: animals, being out in nature, photography, reading


Student Scientists at Work
Student Scientists at Work

1st period: Biology

2nd period: Biology

3rd period: WILL (Independent Study)

4th period: Biology

5th period: EL Biology

6th period: prep

7th period: off campus