On Wednesday October 8th, Dr.Burgess’s senior honors anatomy class during E block performs a skin lab. The class had been learning about the skin and the different layers that make up the skin for the past week. The lab had several activities for the students to complete, each involving a different task.
During the week of October 6th, Deb Nolan’s honors physics classes participated in a vertical jump lab to test force over time. Each class split up into groups to use the force plate and record their results.
Director of Guidance Beverly Low and guidance counselor Karen D’Amour run a planning night for parents of juniors. This is the secondary presentation about juniors beginning to choose and apply to colleges.
US History teacher Jennifer Coleman teaches her class about her summer job: a park ranger who discusses the American Revolution to people who attend her park’s demonstrations. Coleman shows her classes the full colonial dress that she wears as a park ranger.
Last block on Friday October 3rd, the entire middle and high schools met in the gym for the annual fall Pep Rally. Athletic teams and student council representatives were recognized. The traditional student team captains versus faculty scooter race resulted in the faulty winning for the 14th year in a row. Finally, the school watched the first ever Quidditch match in which the seniors played against the underclassmen.
Presenter Didi shines light on the popular organization called Rachel’s Challenge to both the M and HS students. The purpose of the presentation was to initiate a chain reaction of kindness to strengthen the Manchester-Essex community.