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Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Heckman looks forward, even as he says goodbye

Lara Cayci, RubicOnline Editor

June 1, 2019

Heckman will leave for a job at a boarding school in Connecticut at the end of the school year.

Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Students prepare for research in Costa Rica

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Once a month the group of students going on the Biology trip to Costa Rica meetup to prepare the trip.

Senior Hannah Stanley knows breadth of careers in biology

Senior Hannah Stanley knows breadth of careers in biology

Sophie Jaro, Chief Visual Editor

April 11, 2017

Stanley comes from a very biology-oriented family.

Heckman and Schmidt teach new science electives

Heckman and Schmidt teach new science electives

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2016

The new science electives include: Advanced Topics in Biology: Genetics and Advanced Topics in Chemistry: Organic Chemistry.

Sophomores balance two science courses

Sophomores balance two science courses

Emily Thissen, News Editor

October 1, 2015

Due to recent changes in the science curriculum, sophomore students were offered Biology and Chemistry. Twelve

After retirement Barsky will miss exciting experiments, student engagement

After retirement Barsky will miss exciting experiments, student engagement

Paul Watkins, Science & Technology Editor

May 30, 2014

Upper School Biology teacher Tina Barsky has had many memorable memories over her 20 years at Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. “I started out as a substitute teacher in 1994 and was hired part-time a year later,” she said. “I actually started as a Wellness teacher before I taught 7th grade...

Scientist Andrea Bailey presents to Honors Biology students

Scientist Andrea Bailey presents to Honors Biology students

Boraan Abdulkarim, Cover Story Editor

April 15, 2014

It’s the final class meeting before spring break for Honors Biology students. As they shuffle into class, a stranger stands in the front of the room, setting up a presentation on the projector. On Mar. 13, primate behavior researcher Andrea Bailey presented her experience in Africa, where she had...

Sophomores dive into DNA Day

Sophomores dive into DNA Day

Zeeshawn Abid, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014

High school students have been given an opportunity to express their knowledge on genetics. The American Society of Human Genetics holds a DNA Day Essay competition each year which allows students from across the globe to connect and compete over a topic related to biology. The contest aims to challenge...