Congratulations to Gabriel Ortner for qualifying for the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME). Gabriel finished in the top 5% of all students who took the American Mathematics Competition exam (AMC 12) in November. Students who do well on the AMC 12 and the AIME are invited to participate in the USA Mathematical Olympiad in the […]
Seniors built bridges out of wood and glue as part of their physics assignment during Project Week. This week, they tested them to find out which bridge was the most efficient in design and strength. The strongest bridges held 30+ pounds.
Last week, a fierce dodgeball competition marked the end of our year long school spirit competition. From Winter Wonder Week events to Metaphysical Pursuit to feats of athleticism, all the grades competed with excellence. Congratulations to the 10th grade for their Quest victory!
Come out and support our Tempest squads this week! Both the boys lacrosse and girls soccer teams are ranked fourth as we head into the VISAA Division II State Tournament.
Dr. Nicholas Jones from the Naval Surface Warfare Center visited the 10th grade chemistry classes to talk about his work as a Materials Engineer and do some demonstrations. He showed students what happens when objects are exposed to extreme temperatures, how to turn themselves into human speakers, and why car suspension systems use magnetorheological dampers […]
Today was our annual Feria, an opportunity for students to sign up for individual courses put on by faculty in areas outside the curriculum. This year, topics included a mock trial, partner painting, physics experiments, poetry, cheesemaking, Gregorian chant, and cartography.
Shots from today’s final Tempest Week competition, a tug-of-war. Congratulations to the ninth grade on the victory!