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Senior Nicole Segaran

Senior Nicole Segaran

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Can you describe your involvement in STEM? I've taken almost all of the AP STEM classes, like AP physics, AP bio, all that stuff. Also, I co-founded a club here at school called Science Works, dedicated to putting on science workshops for middle schoolers at the Carmel Clay Public Library...

Junior Olivia White

Junior Olivia White

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Can you describe your involvement in STEM? I've been in STEM classes since my freshman year, so I've been in the required ones—honors biology, honors chemistry—and then I also took part in the Project Lead The Way courses… Something I really loved about all of the PLTW courses is, they had a ...

Junior Sophia “Sophie” Sinder

Junior Sophia “Sophie” Sinder

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Can you describe your involvement in STEM? This year I am taking three science classes. Last year I only took two, and then the year before, I took two as well. But basically, these are the classes that I've always enjoyed more than others. I really just found an interest early on and knew I re...

Father Doerr Q&A

Father Doerr Q&A

Clare Dierckman and Victoria Nopporn

March 20, 2020

Why do you think younger generations view religion differently than older generations? I would say that people value faith more during times of suffering.  Our recent history in the United States is one of relative peace and prosperity, which also comes with challenges.  Speaking about my own l...

Freshman Grace Zhang

Freshman Grace Zhang

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Could you describe your STEM involvement? I'm doing SciOly (Science Olympiad) this year. Last year, I did a chemistry competition called You Be The Chemist, and I made it to nationals. I also took a placement test over the summer (to test into AP Calculus BC); that’s how I got in. I took extracurricular classes ...

Senior Iris Yan

Senior Iris Yan

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Can you talk about your involvement in STEM? I've taken all the AP science classes. For math, I've taken precalculus, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, and I’m in IB Multivariable Calculus. For extracurriculars, I do a couple of clubs. I am president of Chemistry Club and this computer science cl...

In light of World Health Day on April 7, changes in diet lead to improved mental, physical health amongst students

In light of World Health Day on April 7, changes in diet lead to improved mental, physical health amongst students

Uma Kandallu

March 20, 2020

Junior Melissa Su typically starts off her day by eating a breakfast with eggs. She then prepares a lunch centered around vegetables and ends the day by eating a protein-focused dinner.  Su said she follows a diet in which she doesn’t eat processed foods Mondays through Fridays but eats how she wa...

Science Department Chair Jennifer Drudge

Science Department Chair Jennifer Drudge

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran

March 20, 2020

Could you talk about your journey through STEM, and what brought you to where you are now? I always enjoyed school and I really always enjoyed all subjects in school. It was my chemistry class in high school that was the first time I really realized how much I loved trying to figure things out. I...

Junior Briana Chen

Junior Briana Chen

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Can you talk about your involvement in STEM? For Science Olympiad, I do four events right now: Astronomy, Detector Building, Sounds of Music and Circuit Lab. I basically prepare notes and build whatever's required, and then we prepare for invitationals. More importantly, the state tournament is i...

Sophomore Jinhee Won

Sophomore Jinhee Won

Shruthi Ravichandran and Grace Xu

March 20, 2020

Could you describe your involvement in STEM?  I’d say right now, I’m just trying out a lot of different sciences. Last year, I joined Science Olympiad, which I’m still continuing this year, and I’m really interested in biology. I’m doing CyberPatriot, which is like a cybersecurity ...