Category Archives: Academics

Stories from a Survivor

Jasmina Dervisevic-Cesic spoke in Nahyon Lee’s AP European history class today about her experience during the Bosnian Genocide. Dervisevic-Cesic is the author of “The River Runs Salt, Runs Sweet” and was the first Bosnian refugee admitted to the United States in … Continue reading

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With Honor

The Cum Laude Society inducted 23 Class I students into its ranks last night. The society, which recognizes students with academic distinction who positively contribute to the school community, is limited to 20 percent of the graduating class. Board member … Continue reading

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Countering Terrorism

Margot Shorey ’04 visited Ben Snyder’s America and Genocide in the 20th Century course and Jenny Carlson-Pietraszek’s Power: Global Issues in the Modern World on Friday. Shorey is the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Program Coordinator in the Africa Bureau Office … Continue reading

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Sunshine Discussion

Jenny Carlson-Pietraszek brought her History of the Human Community class outside to the new Wiese Circle today.

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Quick as a Flash

CP and Abby Volo ’18 set up a laser gate to trigger a camera flash to take perfectly timed water splash photos.

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Hall Pass

Bob Moore grabs some floor space with a couple students for a quick hallway chat.

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Roman Banquet

Meghan Glenn’s Latin III class held a Roman banquet today where they ate traditional food and played Greek and Roman games.

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Circulation Desk

Deb Harrison’s honors biology class studies the circulatory system before examining pig hearts.

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Lessons from the Holocaust

Dr. Anna Ornstein visited two history classes the afternoon to share her story of surviving Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust and to have a conversation with the students about social justice. Power: Global Issues in the Modern World

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Bot Battle

Dom Manzo’s robotics class battled it out in Morrison Forum this afternoon to see which team could collect the most ping pong balls with their custom-built bots.

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