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Marine Science Class Underway

Marine Science Class Underway

By Oliver Rosenfield

September 26, 2013

The new marine science class, approved last spring, is underway. The agenda for the class includes a scuba diving simulation, building a mini submersible vehicle and a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The class’s teacher, April Tucker, has been trying to get the course approved for five years....

Learning Goes Social: The New Age of Teacher-Student Communication

Learning Goes Social: The New Age of Teacher-Student Communication

By Devon Stoeber

May 31, 2013

One school night, sophomore Madelyn Lunder gets ready to begin her homework by checking her planner. After she realizes she forgot to write some assignments down she logs on to her Facebook. Lunder is a member of her sophomore English and social studies Core class Facebook group where she can ask fellow...

Science teacher Ms. Tucker wins major award

Science teacher Ms. Tucker wins major award

By Cassie Jeong

May 31, 2012

Science teacher April Tucker received the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) from the Amgen Foundation on May 17. Tucker was one of nine science teachers selected from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada for the AASTE. The goal of the program, as stated on the Amgen...