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Gingerbread man project ends the semester in Medical Terminology

Gingerbread man project ends the semester in Medical Terminology A more creative approach to learn about the digestive system

Madison White December 14, 2018

To present their understanding of the digestive system, sophomores in Mrs. Adrienne Brown's fourth period Medical Terminology class are creating gingerbread men to show the different parts of the digestive...

Respiratory Therapy sophomores explore medical professions

Respiratory Therapy sophomores explore medical professions Presentations, brochures shared with class

Jasmine Bobbins and Madison White November 16, 2018

To show how medical occupations work together in the real world, Respiratory Therapy teacher Vicki Smith assigned sophomores to present brochures on professions of their choice. “One of the things...

Student-led Girls in Tech readies for event

Student-led ‘Girls in Tech’ readies for event Seniors use this towards their Capstone

Grinesa Bajrami and Madison White November 13, 2018

After a change in advisers, seniors Shareen Basyari and Cali Javellana will be running the annual Girls in Tech event for their capstone on Friday, Dec. 7. "In previous years, students only planned...

Sophomores learn about ancient war techniques

'> Sophomores learn about ancient war techniques Project based on 'The Art of War'

Madison White November 8, 2018

To study ancient war techniques and find modern-day connections, sophomores in English 10 teacher Amy Lutz’s classes are creating a project based on the 'Art of War.' “[I've used this project]...

An Hour in ... Medical Terminology

An Hour in … Medical Terminology Sophomores were expected to present a whole lesson about anatomy

Madison White October 29, 2018

In Medical Terminology, students were expected to teach the entire class about different medical words. In order to receive a passing grade, students had to make an activity, make a handout and present...

Juniors in Respiratory Science III learn how to use AED for CPR

Juniors in Respiratory Science III learn how to use AED for CPR CERT training starts on Sunday

Cosette Zielinski and Madison White October 19, 2018

To become CPR certified, juniors in Respiratory Science III are taking a month-long course that teaches them techniques and prepares them for future medical emergencies. CPR certification is required for...

Sophomores engage in year-long project on continents

Sophomores engage in year-long project on continents Learning about the world through different cultures

Charli Gisi, Grinesa Bajrami, and Madison White October 16, 2018

To understand the history and culture of different areas in the world, sophomores in Mr. Vincent Thur’s World History classes are learning about the continents and their countries. “In order to...

Seniors start internship program

Seniors start internship program Expectations need to be met for qualification

Madison White September 21, 2018

As part of the conclusion to their program area study, seniors who opted out of their capstone project have started internships to gain a better understanding of what a career is like in the real world. “I...

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