Conditional Coding

The grade 10 ICS class learned about coding loops and conditional statements in Java. They will use their knowledge in an upcoming “Blast Off” project, where they will animate a rocket ship taking off and flying through space. Next week, the students will be researching and presenting potential careers related to computer science.

When Bikes Pollute

The grade 9 geography class studied concept maps. They analyzed how the extraction, production, distribution, and disposal of everyday products such as printers and bicycles affected the environment, and created concept maps which depicted their findings. Who knew that bikes were so un-eco-friendly?

Atomic Trends

This week, the grade 11 chemistry students got to show off their creative side as they completed their project on periodic trends. They were required to model a periodic trend such as atomic radius or electronegativity in a creative format like a video or 3D model.

Unhealthy Food Sale

This Thursday, the first Unhealthy Food Sale of the schoolyear was held on the first floor during lunch. Many student-run initiatives, such as HOSA and Bridge Club, sold an assortment of delectable food items – the likes of cheesecake, brownies, and samosas – to raise money for their club budget.  

Shocking Discoveries

The grade 9 science class began their unit on electricity this week. They learned the three different methods used to charge objects, the electrostatic series, and real-world applications of static electricity. The students experienced electricity in action as they worked with electrostatic generators and pith ball electroscopes.