VAPING – High-Risk Behavior, Health Consequences

In recent years, teens across the nation have been quick to drop traditional cigarette smoking and pick up a newer way to consume nicotine – vaping.  The adverse impact and health risks of vaping were covered during assemblies with guest speaker Bridget Gardner, RN, Sudden Impact Program Director with University Medical Center (UMC). Sudden Impact,… Read More

Dominican Engineering Class Tackles Bridge Building

Using glue and Popsicle sticks, Kenny Lannes’ engineering class at St. Mary’s Dominican High School applied their knowledge of the basic physics (shear loads and bending moments) of bridges. Teams experimented with shapes to determine which ones were the strongest structurally, and collaborated on design and construction. The final test of their completed bridges was… Read More