Category Archives: Academics

Going Up

Bob Kern’s chemistry class launched homemade hot air balloons over the Castle at 7 a.m. this morning.

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Summer Science Storage

The contents of all the classrooms in the Baker Science Building have been packed up and moved to Towles Auditorium. The renovation and construction project kicks off next week to completely redo all of the classrooms and add additional labs … Continue reading

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Edible Science

Maura McLaughlin, Isabelle Walkey and Gabrielle Athanasia, all ’17, show off their creation for Molecular Gastronomy class—a cauliflower-cheese crust pizza.

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I’ll See You at the ICA

Curtis Mann’s Photo II classes took a field trip to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston today.

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Screen Acting

Dan Halperin’s Playwriting and Directing Lab class participated in a workshop on acting for TV and film today. The workshop was taught by professional actors and it explored the differences between stage acting and acting on camera. Pictured here, Wyatt … Continue reading

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Guantanamera

Meg Jacobs’ Spanish III class sings and plays along to the famous Cuban song “Guantanamera.”

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Development

Students in Curtis Mann’s Photo I class work on making prints in the dark room.

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An Author’s Advice

Author Elly Swartz visited English Via Latin classes, and encouraged students to embrace the qualities that make them each unique. She said, “No one is just one thing.” Her debut novel, “Finding Perfect,” about a middle-school girl with OCD, has … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef?

Director of Dining Services Matthew Burek teaches Rick Wilson’s personal development class about the different cuts of beef and how to cook a steak.

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A Balanced Equation

Sheila McElwee leads her chemistry class in a lesson about salts and how they form from the cation of a base and an anion of an acid.

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