The Eagle Eye

STEM education

STEM education

Gillian Steffey, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Massachusetts Institute of Technology visited campus last month to host an interactive event in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. The event was led by the MIT Women's Initiative and welcomed all girls from grades nine to 11. The presenters shared about their own careers...

The clone wars

The clone wars

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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What was once merely fantasy is now a reality: scientists, for some time now, have been cloning animals and refining the process each time. On Jan. 24, National Geographic reported that Chinese researchers used a cutting edge method to successfully clone two macaque monkeys, a first for the scientific...

Blinded by the light

Blinded by the light

Rachel Tetreault, Web Editor-in-chief

August 24, 2017


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After predicting the exact date 38 years ago, students and staff witnessed a scientific phenomenon: the solar eclipse. On August 21, 2017 at 10:22 a.m., the eclipse lasted only a couple of minutes in California. Many students were in awe of this naturally occurring event especially, senior Nick ...

Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Rachel Tetreault and Ian Gutierrez

April 23, 2017


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As the VHS tape starts to play, the familiar "Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill Nye, the science guy!" rings throughout the room. Students turn their heads towards the catchy tune of the Bill Nye show, paying closer attention to Bill than they do their teachers. Bill Nye has been the face of science videos for st...

New teacher on the block

New teacher on the block

Margaret Driscoll, Staf

February 8, 2017


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Towards the end of 2016, science teacher Cristal Miller ended her teaching career at SMCHS, leaving the faculty and administration in need of a new Environmental Science, Biology and Chemistry teacher for the students. Luckily, Megan Vanni stepped up to the challenge and met all the criteria the faculty...