Saturday, October 31, 2020

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The April 2011 senior level Forensics class field trip to the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth and the Federal Reserve (the Fed) in Dallas excited all of Ms. Catherine Clayton’s classes. Bus driver Coach Rick Leal unloaded us on the west side of the Federal Reserve. Security is very tight, and no one is allowed to bring...
Having worked since the beginning of the second semester, the junior class of Jesuit has recently completed their Rube Goldberg project, one of the most important projects of the year. Rube Goldberg was an American cartoonist and inventor who gained popularity for his complex mechanisms that rendered simple results. The history of the Rube Goldberg project started four...
Ask any of the juniors who are in a physics class about what they have done in the past few weeks and they will probably respond with something about creating a film that illustrates Newton’s “Three Laws of Motion.” Within the short film, students were required to provide explanations and examples of at least two of Newton’s laws. According...
 “Houston, we’ve had a problem.” These famous words from NASA’s Apollo 13 mission to the moon have been quoted innumerably over the years. But what was  Mission Control actually like that night? Luckily Jerry Woodfill, an enthusiastic man was glad to tell us. Mr. Woodfill was in charge of the master alarm system for the Apollo 13 mission, the alarm...

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