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Chemistry Club members look toward spring chemistry competitions

Chemistry Club sponsor Virginia Kundrat writes an SRT pass for one of her AP Chemistry students on March 10.

Madeline Misterka

March 12, 2020

Multiple Chemistry Club members are currently working in preparation for the Washington University Chemistry Tournament (WUCT), and the United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). The WUCT competition will take place in St. Louis on April 4. The USNCO competition will take place in late March at ...

Chemistry Club to host elementary outreach event on Feb. 21

Madeline Misterka

February 19, 2020

The Chemistry Club will host an after-school outreach event at Orchard Park from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 21. At the event, club members working stations will demonstrate basic chemistry experiments for elementary-aged students.  “Parents and kids will be going around in about 30 minute periods to go to diff...

Chemistry Club prepares to host outreach event on Feb. 21

Madeline Misterka

January 28, 2020

The Chemistry Club has begun preparations for an after-school outreach event, which will take place Orchard Park on Feb. 21, where club members will perform demonstrations for elementary-aged students to introduce them to chemistry. “There’ll be three rotations from 6:30 to 8 approximately. I’m not...

Students, counselors reflect the Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Viyang Hao

November 6, 2019

Earlier this year, a group of Asian-Americans filed a lawsuit against Harvard University and its admissions office, claiming its admissions process was discriminated against Asian-Americans. The federal judge who oversaw this case recently announced that there was little discrimination towards Asian Am...

Media center to host Gatsby Gallery Walk, Holocaust Gallery Walk, prepares for Hour of Code

Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, checks the date of events on her computer. According to Ramos, the media center has been busy with different events in the past few weeks.

Karen Zhang

November 2, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center currently has its Gatbsy Gallery Walk in partnership with the junior English classes. Ramos also said the media center will host its Holocaust Gallery Walk from Nov. 4 to Nov. 7 in partnership with the sop...

Media center to host Day of Code, staff Pie Day

 Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, checks the date of events on her computer. According to Ramos, the media center will host a staff pied day on Nov. 26.

Karen Zhang

September 24, 2019

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center will host its annual staff pie day contest on Nov. 26. “It’s just a fun event that the staff can do. They bring in pies and compete for the best pie,” Ramos said. According to Ramos, the media center...

Chemistry Club to hold competition for younger children

Rohan Mahesh

February 6, 2019

Chemistry Club students have found many interesting ways to have competitions. One of these ways is through middle schoolers. These competitions have been thought out to be low in stress level and very easy to perform. The idea of having chemistry competitions for middle schoolers will allow these ch...

Science Bowl practices for the Regional Competition in February

Riley Hamilton

December 13, 2018

This upcoming April of 2019, the Science Bowl team will participate in the national competition that takes place in Washington D.C. Before this competition takes place, judges will determine the winner of the top place finisher of the A team at the Regional competition in February. This top place fini...

Science Bowl meets weekly to practice for upcoming competitions

Riley Hamilton

November 23, 2018

The 2018 Science Bowl team has been preparing for the invitational, regional, and national competitions since the week after Labor Day, with the top team getting ready even over the summer. However, these three upcoming competitions in January, February, and April cannot be successful without the prac...

Updates from Chemistry Club members

Rohan Mahesh

November 10, 2018

The Chemistry Club’s first priority is to help you enjoy learning about the ways of chemistry. Club sponsor Virginia Kundrat teaches her chemistry classes with enjoyment and strives to make chemistry easy and fun for everyone in her class. She said, “Whenever students have problems on homework I...