Science & Engineering Fair Participation Surges

Friday, March 3, 2017
Photo: 2017 2017 HHS Science & Engineering Fair Winner Himanshu Minocha

This week, the library hosted the annual high school science and engineering fair. This year’s fair grew markedly in both size and scope from the previous year. The…

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Inside the High School’s New Fab Lab

Friday, November 4, 2016
Photo: Declan Curry and Jade Poovakad in Fab Lab

“You’re going to need some graph paper, a ruler with the cork back, and a 45-degree triangle,” art teacher Christine Enos declares to her first-period class. The students…

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Science Fair Growing Through Blended Learning

Friday, March 4, 2016
Photo: Fair organizer Devon Grilly present First Prize to Freya Proudman.

Previously an exhibition of projects created as a regular part of the science class curriculum, the high school science fair has changed over time. A few years ago,…

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From Summer Slide to Summer “Brain Gain:” Making the Most of School Vacation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

For many teachers “gearing up” for the end of the school year includes signing up for courses and planning other professional learning experiences. Whether this involves graduate seminars,…

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Using Infographics to Show What Students Know

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Students in Ms. Linder’s Food Science class have been immersing themselves in sugar, figuratively, of course. The focus of their most recent unit was Sugar Solutions. Students have…

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“I Love Science!”: Fostering Independent Thinking and Research at HHS

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

When asked why she was interested in taking the “Research Methods in Science” course Freshman Ashley Nee replied without hesitation: “I love science!” While many of the students…

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