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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Chemistry Students Celebrate Mole Day

Chemistry students celebrated a unit of measurement known as a mole. Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 10^23) which is used to convert between atoms/molecules and grams. The students had fun creating stuffed moles, naming them, and costuming them appropriately.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Eighth Graders Hold Mock Trial

Eighth graders experienced firsthand how the Supreme Court of the United States functions as part of their study of American history. After learning how cases are selected, presented in court and then decided, students were given a real court case and held a mock trial.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Operation Christmas Child 2017

Elementary, middle school and high students participated in the "Operation Christmas Child" project through Samaritan’s Purse. The Christmas boxes will be delivered to children in countries all around the world. This is a wonderful way for students to help send the gospel message to a child in another country. Overall, 169 boxes were packed!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Students Explain the Connection Between Insulin and Glucose

Biomedical science students investigated how insulin and glucose are involved in cell communication. Students used a design process to create a 3-D working model demonstrating how insulin works to move glucose into cells, and to explain this process to their target audience.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Veterans Day 2017

Veterans from all areas of the armed forces were in attendance at the annual assembly held in their honor. Read more, view photos and video of this special occasion.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Hunting for Physics Treasure

Honors Physics students went on a special type of treasure hunt recently in Mrs. Keim’s class – a hunt that involved travel, mystery and, of course, some fun physics calculations.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Middle School Science Elective Completes Fun Projects

The Middle School Science Elective is at it again! Over the past several weeks, students have explored various areas of science including biochemistry, oceanography, architecture, organic chemistry and engineering.