The Whittier Miscellany

Climate Change: What We Can Do About It?

Sam Boulos, Science and Technology Writer

October 9, 2019

     The world is in danger. The planet’s surface temperature has risen 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit since the 19th century, the ocean is heating up, sea levels are rising and more. Humanity has not treated our planet kindly in the...

Thoughts to consider concerning bioethics

Sam Boulos, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

     As time goes on and humans evolve, scientists make complex new discoveries every day. Evolving, learning and growing are the essential parts of human nature. The survival of the human race depends on them. On the other...

STEM Students Prepare for Science Olympiad

Connor Rosas ’20, Science and Technology Writer

March 13, 2019

     Science Olympiad is a fun-filled day of events packed with all sorts of different science categories. Anyone participating could delve into topics ranging from anatomy and physiology to forensics to even thermodynamics! Ther...

Sleep: A Necessity for High School Students

Sam Boulos '21, Science and Technology Writer

December 1, 2018

The sleep habits of high schoolers have been a hot topic since 2016 when the American Academy of Pediatrics made their recommendations on adolescent sleep requirements. According to the AAP, “teens should sleep nine to ten ho...

Climate Change: From Inside the Classroom to out

Connor Rosas ’20, Science and Technology Writer

December 1, 2018

The Climate Change symposium intro was performed by Juniors or Seniors in a Group 4 science class. The students split up going over different problems with climate change which include ocean acidification, the spread of infectious...

New Opportunity: Computer Science Major

Connor Rosas '20, Science and Technology Writer

October 1, 2018

With so much to learn about computers and so little time, WFS is now offering a Computer Science major to help students get the full experience of the Computer Science program in one class. The Computer Science major will fast tra...

A New Challenge For the Robotics Team

Elise Johnson '21, Science and Technology Editor

October 1, 2018

In today’s day in age the internet is exploding with new movie trailers and posters, but just last month, arguably one of the most exciting videos of the year was released. On September 8th, First Tech Challenge (FTC), releas...

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