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Students qualify to take physics olympiad with strong F=ma results

Students qualify to take physics olympiad with strong F=ma results

by Arya Maheshwari, STEM Editor

March 24, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusive, STEM

Nine students will proceed in the physics olympiad examinations after qualifying for the USA Physics Olympiad (USAPhO) based on high scores in the preliminary F=ma exam, which numerous upper and middle school students took in late January. Qualifying students include juniors Rohan Cherukuri, Jeffrey ...

The apex of high school research: upper school seniors win accolades as Regeneron STS scholars and finalists

The apex of high school research: upper school seniors win accolades as Regeneron STS scholars and finalists

by Aditya Singhvi, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under STEM, Winged Post

Using deep learning to improve therapy for arrhythmia. Finding a target treatment for a high-risk form of childhood cancer. Analyzing genomic data to help diagnose food allergies. These projects landed seniors Ruhi Sayana, Natasha Maniar and Ayush Alag, respectively, spots in the list of 40 Regeneron Sci...

Upper school students prepare for the AMC

Upper school students prepare for the AMC

by Erica Cai, Reporter

February 3, 2019


Filed under Online Exclusive, STEM

About 120 students will flow into the Nichols Atrium just before 8 a.m. next Thursday, finding their prescribed seat amid a wide array of the green fold-up chairs and wooden tables notoriously associated with major exams. At this time each year, varying combinations of nervousness and excitement ofte...

Harker teams win awards at national TEAMS competition

Harker teams win awards at national TEAMS competition

by Helen Yang, Columnist

September 3, 2018


Filed under STEM, Winged Post

Two teams of upper school students won in several categories of the national Test for Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition from June 22 to 25 in Atlanta. This year, TEAMS proposed “Engineering a Greener World” as the annual theme. The competition challenges middl...

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