Oh, the humanities: There’s more to education than STEM

November 16, 2017

As autumn creeps into winter, the future is on many of our minds. Standardized testing and college applications abound. Stress permeates the atmosphere like an electricity, the voltage making one wonder if the freshmen can even remain unconcerned. With all this preparation for the future, it is only fair for us to evaluate what we want it to look like, and a huge part of that evaluation is what we…


VIDEO: Biotech 3-4 Field Trip to the Botanical Gardens

This year, the Biotech 3-4 class and biology teacher Katherine Ward worked with alumni biologist Tim Wong from the California Academy of Sciences to research propagation methods for the California pipevine, the only plant the Bay Area native Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly uses as habitat.

May 22, 2017

Science outside of the classroom

On September 21, 2012 third period PE students looked up to witness a landmark moment in time, as the space shuttle Endeavour made its final flight. As Endeavour, piggybacking on top of a jumbo jet, flew by, the majority of the students seemed curious about the object flying overhead and discussions began. It’s hard not to be interested in a space shuttle flying right over one’s head, for many science…

October 15, 2012