Mark Gonnella Published in The Catholic Social Science Review

Mark Gonnella, MA, St. Mary’s Dominican High School Religion teacher, has been published in the current issue of The Catholic Social Science Review (Vol. 19). Gonnella who holds a master’s degree in theology from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO found inspiration for the article, “Authentic Sexual Freedom: John Paul’s II’s Personalism and a Response to Humanistic… Read More

Egg Babies

As a part of Mrs. Delgado’s Religion class, seniors participate in the egg baby assignment. Mrs. Delgado stated, “We try to take things that happen with the egg babies and relate it to real life challenges families can face. A few examples include infertility, handicaps, finding responsible sitters, loss of a child or family member… Read More

Central Nervous System & Special Senses

After learning about the central nervous system and the special senses – Vision, Hearing, Smell, Taste, and Equilibrium – Ms. Anjel Guitroz’s Anatomy & Physiology students dissected a cow eye (special senses) and a sheep brain (central nervous system). The special senses and the central nervous system are closely related because the special senses are controlled by the cranial nerves of the… Read More

Central Nervous System & Special Senses

After learning about the central nervous system and the special senses – Vision, Hearing, Smell, Taste, and Equilibrium – Ms. Anjel Guitroz’s Anatomy & Physiology students dissected a cow eye (special senses) and a sheep brain (central nervous system). The special senses and the central nervous system are closely related because the special senses are controlled by the cranial nerves of the… Read More

Owl Pellet Dissection

Crissy Giacona’s 8th grade science classes dissected owl pellets to analyze what prey they eat by identifying their bones. Owls swallow their prey whole. They digest the flesh and fat on animals such as moles, birds, and shrews, but they cannot digest bones, teeth and fur. Owls regurgitate these indigestible parts in the form of pellets approximately… Read More