Students place at Chemistry Olympiad

Students place at Chemistry Olympiad

Honors Chemistry and AP Chemistry students placed second on the 2018 Local Chemistry Olympiad Exam on May 18, and of the 40 students who took the test, five individuals received awards for their personal scores. Max Caragozian ’19 and Sara Kangaslahti ’19 advanced to take the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Exam in April after receiving […]

Annual science quiz bowl teams chosen

After weeks of meetings, science teacher Heather Audesirk and Myria Chen ’18 chose teams to represent the school in the National Science Bowl. Science Bowl is a nationwide competition that tests participants on a variety of subjects. Audesirk and Chen said they chose teams they felt were cohesive and capable. Chen will lead David Ahn […]

Science teacher completes credential, will teach chemistry

Heather Audesirk will return to the science department after first coming to the Upper School last spring. Since last teaching, Audesirk has completed her single-subject teaching credential in chemistry at Asuza Pacific University. Audesirk will teach Chemistry and Chemistry Honors in the upcoming year. Before becoming a teacher, she was a tutor for the Harvey […]

New chemistry teacher will teach spring classes

Heather Audesirk will take over teaching Jim Brink’s four chemistry classes during the spring semester Jan. 21. She is currently working to earn her teaching credential from Azusa Pacific and has been a tutor and teacher for Kaplan SAT Prep. Brink died Nov. 12 in an auto accident. Audesirk received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry […]