Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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Work it! You can do this! Just one! More! Milliliter of Polydimethylsiloxane? I’ll bet you thought I was gonna say one more rep…. Rising seniors Sean Holden, Kota Ueshima, and Reed Zimmermann got some serious mental workouts in this summer as research interns at UT Southwestern.   These three students participated in the highly competitive STARS research program. Upon acceptance, each student was...
“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.” -Henry David Thoreau Earth Day, the day used to demonstrate support of environmentalism, this year Jesuit's Engineering Society, Fair Trade Club, and AP Environmental Science class banded together to bring our school's own exhibit at the 2019 Earth Day convention. The convention was held at Fair Park from the 20th to the 22nd,...
With blood splatter everywhere, with open wounds all over the body, a despicable murder has taken place on the Jesuit campus. But who could commit such an atrocious crime? That is what the students enrolled in Mrs. Boyle’s forensics science course are trying to find out this December. By combining their knowledge of fingerprinting, decomposition, DNA analysis, and other...
Boasting 125 active participants, Jesuit Dallas College Preparatory School's Medical Society prepares to begin this year's round of meetings and clinical rotations. Medical Society, which is open to students of all grade levels, offers monthly meetings that zero in on skills within various medical fields. In addition, the program offers juniors the ability to participate in a clinical rotation program...
High schoolers performing cutting edge research… WHAT?!? It might sound crazy, but that’s just what rising seniors Peter Hundley, Jackson Petroll, Connor Thomas, and Nicholas Wilson did over the summer. UT Southwestern’s STARS program brought over 50 metroplex high schoolers together for an eight week paid research program. “Rising Seniors apply to the program during their Junior year,” began Mrs. Boyle. “The...
"Hey! Can I borrow your drill (or hot glue gun, or a couple zipties/screws)?" "Are you gonna use this , or do you need it?" "When does this period end?" *bell rings* Amid these commonplace inquisitions, the whirring of drills, cutting of wood, or the occasional (constant) dropping of a hammer, the annual physics Rube Goldberg projects are heard being constructed (God...
Murder, forensics, and the interrogation of possible suspects? Sounds like your typical CSI episode. But no! This is just your regular forensic science class at Jesuit. This year, in Ms. Boyle’s forensic science class, instead of taking a final exam like most classes would, the class had to complete an investigation using their knowledge in forensics. The class’ final was...
Every year, Jesuit welcomes certain new things to its halls. From new teachers to new buildings to new classes, Jesuit does not stay idle during the summer while the students are away. This year was no different as Jesuit welcomed many new additions to the campus, but one of particular note was the new course AP Environmental Science. AP...

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