Students explore science beyond the classroom at annual STEMfest

By Claire Goldsmith Students walked across a pool of non-Newtonian fluid and posed with “STEM Claus” Monday May 21 during break at the “Beyond the-Test Fest.”  The display of science, technology, engineering and mathematics class projects ran for the past three years as “STEM Fest.” However, students in Topics in Calculus and Statistics, who organized the […]

Senior readies to partake in Chemistry Olympiad

By Eli Haims Jack Petok ’11 will be taking part in the national portion of the U.S. Chemistry Olympiad Competition hosted by the American Chemical Society on April 16. To prepare for the four and a half hour exam, Petok said he will be reviewing his textbook from Advanced Placement Chemistry, taking practice exams and […]

Biology Three Hang Ten

By Meagan Wang On any given day, students walking into the Science Department will most likely be greeted by a colorful array of Hawaiian shirts. Three teachers, all of whom teach AP Biology, are known to always wear Hawaiian shirts. Despite this similarity, Larry Axelrod, Blaise Eitner and Walt Werner insist that they never coordinate […]

Junior makes U.S. chemistry team, may compete in Moscow Olympiad

By Candace Ravan  As one of the top 20 scorers on the national chemistry exam, Jonathan Lee ’08 has been chosen as a member of the United States Chemistry Team, which competes in the United States National Chemistry Olympiad. The USNCO local section exam was held March 14-15 and the national exam was held April […]