HS girls lacrosse holds banquet

On June 11th, the junior varsity and varsity girls’ lacrosse teams met in the auditorium of the high school to celebrate their seasons at the annual banquet. At the banquet, awards were given to both junior varsity and varsity players.

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NHS and NAHS induct new members

On Tuesday, May 27th, the National Honor Society and the National Art Honors Society held induction ceremonies for new members.  The two groups decided to have a combined induction ceremony for the first time in the school’s history.

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NHS discusses upcoming induction ceremony

On May 20th, members of the National Honors Society met in NHS advisor Maria Burgess’s room to discuss the upcoming induction ceremony. The ceremony is on May 27th and is held to induct new members of the NHS. All current members of NHS will participate in the ceremony.

 

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Chem Students make ice cream

On Thursday, May 1st, students in Keith Gray’s chemistry class produced ice cream. The ice cream lab is completed every year in Gray’s chemistry class as a way to determine how freezing points change.

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Girls lacrosse teams discuss upcoming season

On Wednesday March 26, the girls high school lacrosse team held a meeting to kick off the season. Both the varsity and junior varsity coaches spoke about their goals for the season. Parents and players were required to come to the meeting in order to be eligible to play.

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Students produce anhydrates

On March 24th, sophomores and juniors in Keith Gray’s chemistry class participated in a lab in which they produced anhydrates. The students began with the hydrate copper sulfate, which contained water, and then heated the material in order to eliminate the water and produce anhydrate. The purpose of this lab was to calculate the molar ratio of water to anhydrous salt.

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Freshman class hosts Bake Off

On Friday March 7th, the freshman class hosted a bake off in which students and teachers could pay to eat delicious home-made desserts and vote for their favorite. The desserts were made prior to the event, and the person whose dessert got the most votes won $50. All other profits went toward the freshman class.

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Students produce salt water

On February 28th, students in Chemistry teacher Keith Gray’s
chemistry class participated in a lab in which they made salt water from a
reaction involving hydrochloric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate. The
following week they conducted another lab involving sodium hydroxide and
hydrochloric acid. After completing the second lab, the students were required
to compare the two.

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National Honor Society members tutor HS and MS students

Members of the National Honors Society held tutoring sessions in biology teacher Maria Burgess’s classroom every Monday and
Thursday after school. Students from the middle and high school came to enjoy snacks and receive peer tutoring for various subjects. Members of NHS tutor students in order to fulfill their charter of community service.

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Chemistry students conduct water density lab

In the first lab of the year, students in science teacher Keith Gray’s chemistry class were asked to find the density of water and five given metals. Students recorded data regarding the density, volume, and mass of several items.

 

 

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