St. Mary's Dominican High School

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Chemistry Cupcakes!!!

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3 of Miss Christina’s Chemistry II AP students recreated the periodic table using cupcakes for the end of the year party. YUM!

Skyping with Ireland

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Ireland’s holy wells were the primary subject of a skype session between ninth graders in Sr. Trina Ulrich’s religion classes at St. Mary’s Dominican High School and guest lecturer Father Anthony Casey from Ballyea in County Clare, Ireland. Currently, he is pastor of Cooraclare Parish. Other topics discussed included a brief history of the Catholic   …Continue Reading

Students Conduct BEST Science! Experiments

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Students of Janine Koenig, Biology II instructor, conduct an analysis of PCR product by Gel Electrophoresis. The class was among three-days of experiments that also included chromosome analysis of normal and cancer cells and isolation of genomic DNA from HeLa Cells. It was part of Dominican’s participation in “BEST (Bioscience Enrichment for Students and Teachers)   …Continue Reading

Food for Thought: What is Really Healthy

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Alumna Alexis Weilbaecher ’06, RD, Lifestyle Nutritionist at Elmwood Fitness Center gave a presentation to the 8th grade class on the topic, “Food For Thought: What is REALLY HEALTHY.” She discussed with the students healthy eating tips, reading food labels, and common myths about certain food items found in the grocery.

Irish Photographer

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During a recent visit to New Orleans, photographer Daragh Muldowney of Dublin, Ireland, gave a presentation about his photographic work to the Sophomore class. Mr. Muldowney traveled 3,143 miles around Ireland to produce the Jewellery Box – Ireland’s Hidden Gems, a photographic exhibition that will open at the Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans on   …Continue Reading

Seder Meal

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The ninth grade Religion classes at St. Mary’s Dominican High School participated in a Passover Seder April 14 and 15 as part of their Old Testament studies and discussions about the connections between the Passover meal in Exodus and the Eucharist. The students handled arrangements and provided the food for the Seder meal.

NASA Field Trip

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Math, science and engineering were top of mind for St. Mary’s Dominican High School students during the NASA Stennis field trip for GEMS: Girls Excited about Math and Science. The students met 13-year-old Alyssa Carson who at the age of three knew she wanted to be an astronaut and travel to Mars. Carson has completed   …Continue Reading

Physical Science Lab

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Mr. Reuter’s Physical Science class did a lab on work and power. The students timed themselves as they ran and walked up the stairs. They then measured the vertical height of the stairs. After that they used the formulas to find out the amount of work that they did and the amount of power they had   …Continue Reading

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