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Science department explores wildlife in Costa Rica

Sophomore Hasan Rizvi poses before ziplining. “It was a lot of fun hanging out with my friends outside of the country and seeing my teachers outside the classroom,” Rizvi said.

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

Through the science department, 24 students and four teachers traveled to Costa Rica for six days to study the various ecosystems. “We moved around a lot, but we had three main areas that we did some science activities. We visited Sarapiqui, the Arenal Volcano and Monteverde,” science teacher Amy V...

Science department plans a trip to Costa Rica

Science teacher Amy Van Matre-Woodward talks to a student about the science department's upcoming trip to Costa Rica.

Dani Fischer, Arts and Entertainment editor

March 2, 2017

What do rainforests, volcanoes and bat traps have in common? They are all sights students can see if they choose to go on the science department’s trip to Costa Rica trip spring 2018. “I've done a lot of traveling myself and have always wanted to find a way to give students the opportunity as...

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