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Science department focuses on processing

Nathan Huang

February 6, 2019

The science department is currently discussing science and engineering processing standards, a way to replicate procedures that real-life scientists can actually take. This was the main focus of it's last department chair meeting, and a major topic and influence on students. According to science department chair J...

Science department focuses on AVID development

Nathan Huang

January 23, 2019

AVID development was a major topic in science department meetings during past PLC’s. Many AVID teachers spoke at the last department chair meeting, expressing the change that was happening. According to science department chair Jennifer Drudge, AVID is a program designed to help students with differe...

Science department practices safety skills

Nathan Huang

November 27, 2018

The science department has been emphasizing on safety in science classrooms for the past couple of PLC’s, or department chair meetings. According to Officer Moore, safety is very important in all classrooms and especially science classrooms, with the added hazardous material. Science Department chair...

Science department emphasizes new methods

Nathan Huang

November 10, 2018

The science department is focusing on methods of learning that have emerged in the early 21st century, such as 3-Dimensional Learning and phenomenon based learning. Both these approaches focus less on having students memorize material, but instead to explore themselves why things happen. Science department ...

Science department reflects on classes

Nathan Huang

October 17, 2018

The science department is planning ideas to help students develop a early love of science, as well as developing new ways to learn. A lot of their past PLC meetings have been focused on adapting methods of learning so that students really understand the science, as they feel that one of the things t...

Science department discuss future plans for school year

Nathan Huang

September 26, 2018

The Science department is having their next meeting on Oct. 3. They will talk about future plans to change curriculum to better the science classrooms of CHS. But as the year starts up, they have many new ideas to help encourage students to pursue science, as most all of the science teachers agree that s...

Science department continues textbook adoption process

Drudge sets up to get to work in the morning as she checks her emails. She said this year will be her first teaching integrated physics and chemistry and is excited for the new challenges it will bring.

Amy Zhou

October 19, 2017

According to department chairperson Jennifer Drudge, the science department is still continuing with the textbook adoption program. The textbook adoption process is estimated to continue throughout the semester and will be the main focus of the science department this year. “It’s really a proces...

Science department begins textbook adoption process

Drudge sets up to get to work in the morning as she checks her emails. She said this year will be her first teaching integrated physics and chemistry and is excited for the new challenges it will bring.

Amy Zhou, Entertainment Editor

September 22, 2017

According to department chairperson Jennifer Drudge, this will be the first year the science department is offering a medical intervention course. The textbook adoption process will also continue throughout the semester. “So medical interventions is the third year of the project Lead the Way cour...

Science department begins textbook adoption process

Drudge sets up to get to work in the morning as she checks her emails. This year will also be the first year she teaches integrated physics and chemistry.

Amy Zhou

September 11, 2017

According to department chairperson Jennifer Drudge, the science department is currently in the process of adopting new textbooks to use for the next school year. The process will be wrapped up in the beginning of this semester and will remain a year- long focus for the entire department. “It’s re...

Science department to meet Dec. 13, integrate new devices into classes

Selena Qian

November 14, 2016

            The science department will meet Dec. 13 after school, according to department chairperson Jennifer Marlow. Marlow said the meeting will focus on the new devices the school has ordered. The three different types of devices are iPads, Chromebooks and laptop convertibles, and eac...

Science department starts off new school year with new teachers, new class

Students have created models of muscles in the face during their human body systems (PLTW) class. Sophomore Caroline Meador takes the class and said she wanted to continue to the second year because she enjoyed the first-year class and was really interested in what else there was to learn in the program. SELENA QIAN//PHOTO

Selena Qian, Acumen editor

August 25, 2016

According to the department chairperson Jennifer Marlow, the science department will have its next meeting Sept. 13 after school. At the beginning of the school year, Marlow said, the department is very busy, as they are still working to readjust and get into a rhythm, especially with the changes. “Most...

Science department to send students to competitions, adjust to new teacher

Science department to send students to competitions, adjust to new teacher

Beats

November 13, 2015

The science department will meet in Room B211 after school Nov. 10, according to department chairperson Jennifer Marlow. She said the department will look at different types of assessments. “We have groups of teachers looking at alternative assessments, we have groups of teachers looking at sta...