FIRE IN THE MANOR: A volunteer firefighter’s account of the pavilion fire

By Peter Gasperini Late on December 12th, a fire raged at the beloved pavilion at Law Memorial Park in town. The fire blazed for hours, and the damage on the pavilion was significant. Luckily, no one was hurt, and the fire did not reach the pool or the library. The cause of the fire is still unknown. One of our staff members, volunteer fireman Peter … Continue reading FIRE IN THE MANOR: A volunteer firefighter’s account of the pavilion fire

Club Spotlight: Chemistry Club

By Allen He

Are you into chemistry? Do you like explosions and setting things on fire? Do you just really like Dr. Saar since he’s an awesome teacher? You should check out Chemistry Club!

Silver and Gold Pennies: Photo courtesy of Daniella Ibarra
Silver and Gold Pennies: Photo courtesy of Marcela Ibarra

Run by Dr. Saar and Co-Presidents Ryan Rosen and Eric Wasserman, the club explores the wonders of chemistry by performing enjoyable and interactive demonstrations. Dr. Saar sometimes digs these experiments up from books, resulting in “old favorites” that have been repeated over the years. Other times, the demonstrations are newly discovered on the Internet or suggested by students. This allows each week to bring a fresh experience to the club. Continue reading “Club Spotlight: Chemistry Club”