Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

Departments collaborate to make camera obscura

The Visual Arts and Science departments collaborated to create a camera obscura in Rugby Tower, which was available to the community from Sept. 12-13. One of the main goals of the project was to enable students to better understand optics and the inner workings of a camera, among other things. “Since we’ve been doing similar […]

Melody Lee joins biology department

Melody Lee is joining the upper school science department this year and will be teaching Advanced Placement Biology and Genetics and Biotechnology. Lee said she is looking forward to working with students who are passionate about biotechnology. “I am most excited about that course because even though I am the only person who will be […]

Vo joins science department

After running his own Los Angeles-based tutoring company for the last several years, Richard Vo joined the upper school science department as a chemistry teacher. Vo attended the University of Massachusetts, where he majored in chemistry and minored in mathematics. Afterward, he earned his masters in chemistry at the University of Washington. During his graduate […]

Color blind students see red, green for the first time

Color blind students on campus are able to enhance their color vision following the science department’s purchase of Enchroma glasses Friday. The glasses are designed to alleviate red-green color blindness by separating the overlapping red and green cones in the user’s eyes. Science teacher and Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nate Cardin said that […]

Science department changes chemistry course

Chemistry students will learn from an entirely redesigned curriculum, which includes less content and more homework and labs, beginning this year. Chemistry team leader Narae Park, Head of the Science Department Larry Axelrod and science teacher Heather Audesirk developed the new course materials during the summer. The chemistry team decided to alter the course last […]