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SEEING CLEARLY Sophomores Brit Paulson and Anneli Dolan work on homework while wearing their blue light glasses. Designed to filter out blue light from computers, the lenses look like regular glasses.

New lenses, unproven results

Despite rise in special glasses, medical benefits are unclear
Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2019

While some individuals suffering from headaches, strained eyes and sleeping problems point to blue light from digital screens as the cause, scientists have not come to a consensus on whether blue light...

Seniors Rachel Cramer and Sophie Mack complete a blood spatter lab in physics. Students in all sciences completed labs relating to Forensics as part of an IB Science requirement.

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor January 16, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate seniors solved simulated murder cases in class as part of an interdisciplinary science activity required by the IB Programme. “I did a lab that investigated...

Seniors Josie Rozzelle, Emily Kanellos, and Hannah Kelliher participate in an activity where they were asked to rearrange cards in order of whose life was more valued: a pregnant woman, child, dog, cat, or athlete. The activity was meant to demonstrate the similarities and differences between human and AI morals.

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Audrey Pinard, Reporter December 6, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE John Villasenor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, presented to students and faculty today about artificial intelligence, concluding with a debate about...

Junior Estie Seligman takes potato slices out of the glucose solution to remeasure their masses for a lab demonstrating osmosis. Seligman’s lab group had a glucose concentration of 0.2 in their solution.

Biology class learns about mitosis in potato lab

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter October 18, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors in C period International Baccalaureate Standard Level Biology class participated in a lab yesterday demonstrating the difference in the ways cells react in hypotonic, isotonic and...

Sophomore Brooke Wilson listens to head set and looks at a replicated ancient sculpture during the Latin III Honors visit to the Legion of Honor Museum. Students had learned about polychromy and the science behind the colors prior to the trip.

Latin students learn about polychromy

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter November 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  Latin III Honors students visited the Legion of Honor Museum today as part of a unit on polychromy in ancient Greece and Rome. The exhibit, “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient...

Seniors Dot Wetmore, Gia Monachino and Ana Cahaus work on an AP Chemistry lab that was postponed until today because of Siboni’s closure. The chemistry class, along with most math and science classes, was relocated to Stuart Hall.

Siboni reopens for classes

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor February 28, 2017

All Siboni classrooms reopened to students and faculty today, as the building was closed off for over two weeks due to water damage. “I had a math class and a music class downstairs today. It’s...

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter February 5, 2016

Some teachers occasionally put down their dry erase markers as they switch roles and become students themselves to further explore the subject they teach and bring new information to the classroom. “You...

A father-daughter duo at the Exploratorium inspects a steam machine that functions as a study on atmosphere in the front gallery.

Exploratorium exhibits hands-on fun

Pier-ing into world of science
Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor February 4, 2016

Having not visited the Exploratorium since the age of 7, I decided to return, visiting for the first time at its 3-year-old Pier 15 location, right down the walkway from the lively Ferry Building farmer’s...

Sophomores Halie Kim and Carlota Rubio analyze code developed for their self made cars.

Innobotics Club plans first event of the year

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter November 18, 2015

Innobotics Club met during lunch to finalize self-built cars for their race tomorrow in the Main Hall. The club, which meets on Wednesdays, creating their cars using small computers and 3D printed wheels,...

Rooney works with physics student Caitlin Martin on a circuit lab, checking the current that flows through each resistor with a meter. Along with teaching Rooney is also plays guitar for Joyful Noise!

Science teacher to retire

May 26, 2012

Elizabeth Burkett Reporter With his quiet Southern drawl, Charles Rooney stands tall by the white board in front of his classroom and in a low voice inserts quick jokes into his lecture material,...

 Senior Noel McCann (left) rehearses a scene from Inherit the Wind with junior Christian Gehrke and sophomore Maddie Kelley. Based on the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the play celebrates the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Performances are scheduled for Nov. 19–21 in the Syufy Theatre.

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

October 28, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor Students will participate in breakout sessions and listen to expert panels during a coed event on Nov. 12 focusing on the different facets of evolution. Five scientists and...

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