January 2022

Pig Dissection Lab

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Fri, 01/21/2022 - 16:58

The Science Department broke out the scalpels and conducted another dissection lab this week. This time they worked on fetal pigs and discovered the intricacies of the pig brain. Also, some students wondered if they would ever be able to enjoy bacon again.

Gourmet Final Projects

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Fri, 01/21/2022 - 11:56

Chef Molen had students create a menu, prepare and cook, and then serve up a 3-course meal as part of their final grade in Foods Class. The students cooked up everything from Beef Wellington to Chicken Alfredo to Brownies all from scratch! The results were delicious 👩‍🍳

Lincoln Chase, Skyler Workman, Pablo Ibanez

Beauty Is In the Eye of the Beholder

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 14:47

Look out! Googly eyes have shown up in the science lab. So far the response has been mixed. 

"Whoever is putting googly eyes all around the science lab please stop … it’s creeping me out." Emily 

"Whoever is putting googly eyes all around the science lab please DON'T stop … it’s creeping Emily out." Chelsie

"Good looking out Emily! Keep your eyes peeled for any more of those bad boys. Iris sounding cornea here, but some pupils might just need you to keep a closer eye on them. " Carrie

Four Day Weekend

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Thu, 01/13/2022 - 12:36

Students have both Friday the 14th and Monday the 17th off school. Friday is a District Development Day for teachers and Monday is Martin Luther King Jr Day. Enjoy the time away from school. We will see you back on Tuesday, January 18th for the start of Mini-term 5!

Archaeology in Action

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Thu, 01/13/2022 - 08:58

Chelsie's Anthropology class went searching for artifacts. Their assignment was to use the correct tool to facilitate the excavation of multiple layers of sand and soil. The students then map their findings on a grid of their worksite. Some of the artifacts included axes, skeletons, and even a watering can.

Rainbow Collinsworth

Final Dissection

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Mon, 01/10/2022 - 14:47

Pigeons, Turtles, Sharks, Rats, and Frogs were in the dissection trays this week as students prepared their final specimens. Which one would you be most interested in presenting for a final grade? Cope and Emily's classes get to answer this question and present their findings to the class. Don't forget, Thursday is the last day of the mini-term!

Kyra Gilchrist, Sarah Knudsen

Guest Speaker in History Class

Submitted by Carrie.pingel on Mon, 01/10/2022 - 07:54

Lawyer Sean Larson came to Landmark last week. He spoke to Chelsey and SueAnn's History classes about his experiences as a public defender in San Francisco and L.A. He connected his work experiences to the 6th and 4th amendments to the US Constitution that students are learning about in their coursework.