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Staying Engaged: Freshmen, Sophomores, Staff

I’ve been checking in with freshmen and sophomore students and staff this past week about how they’ve spent some of their time given the extraordinary turn of events we’ve all experienced in the last couple of weeks. Not as many responses from them as I had from juniors and seniors, but they are staying busy. …

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Staying Engaged: Juniors and Seniors

I reached out to our juniors and seniors earlier this week to see how they’ve spent some of their time given the extraordinary turn of events we’ve all experienced in the last couple of weeks. I asked each student in that group the following question(s): “What have you been doing to stay “engaged” in your …

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2020 SWWRSEF Results

Last Friday, March 6, 2020,  33 CHS/MST students competed in a variety of categories at the Southwest Washington Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Washington State University Vancouver. Students presented their research to judges and the community and brought home a ton of prizes. See the full listing below: Students Project Title Awards Seung Choi, …

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2020 Service Project Update

We’ve put together an impressive 25 strong group of volunteers from Magnet kids, staff, family, and friends to serve on behalf of Share, Inc. in this year’s Vancouver Couve Clover Run. Mrs. Jarvis and Mr. Greene are volunteering this year by running the race with a group of students. Consider supporting Share by making a …

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Couve Clover Run Service Opportunity

We typically try to do at least one service project per year as a group to support our community, build community, and to instill in our students the importance of service. This year we’re partnering with Share of Vancouver to provide event help for the Vancouver Couve Clover Run on March 22nd, 2020, from roughly …

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Class of 2021 Swarthmore “Fly in” Opportunity

Current juniors: Are you interested in a free fly-in program to Discover @Swarthmore? Come to 710 or email Mr. Greene to nominate you! Learn more about it here: https://ctt.ec/fuBfe+ Also, check out this historical post about Gabe Mukobi’s (CHS/MST, ’18)  fly in experiences: Gabe Speaks: CHS/MST Sr. Reflects on Fly-in Visits at Four Major Universities …

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Duke Computational Biology Webinar Series

A former student of mine and CHS grad recently contacted me about a cool opportunity in the field of computational biology offered this spring by Duke University.  What’s computational biology, you ask? Well, in her words, it’s the “intersection of biology and computer science”. Although she never imagined she’d have a career in a field …

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CHS Poetry Out Loud 2020!

Performing in front of a packed house in CHS rooms 706 and 710 on January 22nd, students from several CHS English classrooms convened to recite poetry in our 2020 CHS Poetry Out Loud (POL) competition. CHS senior Bailey Grubbs took top honors with an awesome interpretation of Jimmy Santiago Baca’s I Am Offering this Poem. …

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MST 2020 Admissions Timeline Updated

See below for important dates in the 2020 admissions cycle.  For more info on specific requirements, please visit our Admissions Portal.

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2019 December to Remember Grad Panel

Each December our freshmen and sophomore students present their 1st semester project study progress to a panel of staff and program graduates. It’s one of the highlights of our year, as graduates returning home from college, grad school, work, get to spend time with family and friends and also reconnect with our program and help …

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