St. Augustine of Hippo is credited with saying, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” After spending spring break in Argentina with a side trip to Uruguay, the Spanish Four students at St. Mary’s High School definitely added to their count of pages read.
The trip—planned and chaperoned by Gustavo Nader, chair of the foreign language department—was intended to provide students a chance to use their Spanish and experience a new culture. And the trip…
Sending a science experiment to the edge of space is a unique assignment for a high school student. And that experience has led to more unique experiences for two St. Mary’s High School students.
Seniors Sarah Kraus and Miranda Schene were two of 25 SMHS students who participated in the Pong Sat program in October, which involves placing a small experiment in a ping pong ball that has been cut in half. Kraus put red blood cells in an isotonic solution in her Pong Sat. Schene’s…
When the St. Mary’s High School students stage “The Romancers” for the spring play this month, the audience can expect a “fast paced, fun evening of comedy – complete with desserts,” said Wendy Harms who is directing the piece for St. Mary’s.
Harms said that the play is a Commedia d’elle arte piece. Commedia was a 16th century theater form that was based on improvisation.
“It was big street theater, very much for the common folks. So that means that this particular show is very…Continue
Sometimes life provides unexpected opportunities, and a person finds himself where he never expected to be. For Mike Biondini, principal at St. Mary’s High School, that place he never expected to be was in the principal’s chair. And after serving for three years in that capacity, Biondini is stepping down.
“I never intended to be principal,” he said. “I think three years as an interim principal is enough. I’m in my 44th year in education, and I can say that if I’d…Continue