The Middle School Movie: I.F.

Cathy Berghahn writes on this year’s middle school movie, I.F.: Amber’s best friend is someone who gives her confidence and makes everything in life easier. But, she is not exactly the kind of friend everyone expects. Amber has a secret. And it is about to be revealed to her crush and to the whole school. She must make a choice between her crush or her best friend.  Continue reading

Nothing but Net…and Quadratic Equations

High school students recently covered multiple strategies to solve and graph mathematical functions for quadratic equations. This year the high school math department explored a new way of helping high school students see the relevance of higher level mathematical concepts in the physical world by introducing a real-world aspect of quadratic equations. High school mathematics teacher, Tricia Apel, details the students’ learning process. Continue reading