I had a chance to pop into the Chemistry class last week during a lab. The students heated magnesium and allowed it to react with oxygen to produce an oxide. Anyone remember what happens to magnesium when this takes place?
Dan Jackson, president of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD), visited Bible classes last Tuesday. He stayed for three periods, sharing a bit about himself and his background before taking questions from the class. Students asked a variety of questions. Do you like your job? How did you become NAD president? What [...]
Last week, students in Mrs. Willyta Wamack's Spanish I class explored holiday traditions, building manger scenes, or pesebres, and enjoying pan dulce, a sweet bread dessert. The pesebres not only included the traditional elements of a manger scene, but also included such items as a forest, a small village, and a functioning waterfall. The pesebres [...]
On Tuesday, students in senior Bible class visited four houses of worship in the Milwaukee area as a part of our Worldviews and Religions unit. We visited Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians, Congregation Shalom, St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, and the Islamic Society of Milwaukee. At Holy Hill we took [...]
As part of a unit on the Sanctuary theme in the Bible, the Juniors in Bible III got a taste of biblical foods during an approximation of a first-century Passover meal (without the lamb, of course). In addition to the ceremonial foods such as bitter herbs, unleavened bread, and grape juice, the meal included [...]
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the senior class of 2019 traveled to Andrews University to take part in the Lake Union Senior Day. After a night in a hotel, they met with admissions professionals and were able to ask in-depth questions of professors and staff in a variety of departments. Students visited Behavior Science, Visual [...]
This past Wednesday, students and staff attended P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth) at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Each year, more than 6,000 area high school sophomores attend the annual program hosted by the Trauma Center at Theda Clark Medical Center and funded by the Theda Clark Medical Center Foundation. For [...]
On Sunday, September 23, students took a field trip that included visits to two museums, the Peshtigo Fire Museum, and the EAA Museum. The Peshtigo museum chronicles the deadliest fire in US history, which took place on October 8, 1871. The fire roared through Peshtigo and surrounding areas, ultimately burning 2,400 acres and killing [...]