Middle School Northwest Current Article:
Monday, April 14th, the 8th grade class ventured to DeMatha High School where they participated in a DNA extracting lab. They scrapped, lysed, and extracted the DNA from their cheek cells. It was very exciting! April 15th, the 7th and 8th grade students participated in an EGGellent experiment: the St. Ann’s Egg Drop. They created a support system with certain constraints; the goal being to protect the uncooked egg. The month of May holds some wonderful activities, for example, the St. Ann’s Science Fair, the Spring Concert, a night for Arts and Sciences to celebrate the China unit in Art and the Science Fair, and some wonderful and educational field trips, including a tour of the Library of Congress and the Botanic Gardens.