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SciTech Technion international program fosters new experiences

Dressed up in his white lab coat and blue gloves, Nathan Slotnik makes the most of his SciTech Scholarship as he holds a micropipette in the laboratory, ready to contribute to finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor

November 28, 2019

William Shakespeare had once said “the world is your oyster,” but in a world of billions of people, it may be hard to stand out against the abundance of competition. However, for some people, standing out may come naturally; after undergoing the application process, WCHS senior Nathan Slotnik had ...

Mol Gen Delivers Real World Science

By Eugenia Cardinale, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2017

In December, The Observer published an article about how MCPS was considering a change in the science curriculum that would possibly cause cancellations of certain classes, including Molecular Genetics. However, despite confusion, the class will be available for the 2017-2018 school year. Molecular...

Bill Nye to Debut on Netflix

Bill Nye sports his trademark bowtie.

By Matthew Sun, Fact Checker

September 29, 2016

Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill Nye the Science Guy! Bill Nye has finally returned to the small screen once again. Bill Nye the “Science Guy” will star in a new Netflix original show, “Bill Nye Saves the World.” The show is planned to launch in the Spring of 2017. According to an Aug. 31 Netflix...

Students win science awards

By Bhaavya Srivastava News Production Editor

May 13, 2011

Sophomore Stephen Lee, juniors Raymond Li, Christopher Hazard ,and Russell McQueeney and senior Sharon Ong won awards at the 2011 Montgomery County Science Fair held March 18-20 at the University of Maryland, College Park. Lee won awards from the Office of Naval Research and the Naval Research Lab. Hazard...

Senior Intel semi-finalist

By Dana Youngentob Public Relations

March 1, 2011

Congratulations to senior Sharon Ong for being named an Intel semi-finalist in the Science and Talent Search. Ong was one of 300 semi-finalists selected from 1,744 total applicants. Ong spent this past summer at NIH as an intern where she worked on the development of blue cone bipolar cells and the...

Juniors win video award

By Jenna Cantor Observations Editor

October 28, 2010

Congratulations to juniors Emily Forster and Sherry Chen who are the People’s Choice Award winner in the International Foundation video concert. Forster and Chen made a video for the USA Science & Engineering Festival Kavli Science Video Contest to show how science is fun.

Science awards

By Bobby Hirsch

May 29, 2009

Congratulations to Michael and Will Kovacs for winning awards in The American Society of Human Genetics DNA Essay Contest.  Michael won first place with his essay on the genetic and environmental interactions that can contribute to obesity.  He won a $400 prize and a $2,000 prize for the school to...

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