The Science Department curriculum is designed to give students a foundation in the life and physical sciences through a program that requires biology and chemistry and offers advanced electives in biology, chemistry, and physics. These courses develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and logical reasoning in such a way that students can look critically at the world and make sense of issues related to ecology, the environment, and concerns related to health and medicine. The curriculum also develops an understanding of the scientific method and analytical thinking related to good scientific inquiry. The course of study provides students who are interested in pursuing a career in science with a solid background for advanced placement courses and college work.
Growing Greener Club began as two separate clubs: Garden Club and Green Team. Now the club is a collective effort to make the school community “green” in terms of energy use, recycling issues, environmental concerns, volunteer work, gardening (indoors and outdoors), and enhancing the natural green beauty of our campus overall. Over the years the club’s members have worked on larger projects such as getting an energy audit here at the school, creating a sustainability proposal that led to a “green” bathroom and hydration stations, and building and maintaining a school garden. Club meetings’ themes vary between long term project work, movie screenings, field trips, and quick creative crafting or planting activities.
The BrainSTEM Club engages students in fun STEM activities and projects that lead them to discover the amazing capabilities of their brains. Members decide on the STEM challenge for the upcoming meeting, and help lay the plans for it. The club is led by Cuvilly students and a faculty advisor.The club welcomes any member of the school community to join our monthly meetings
The Science Club meets monthly and gives students with a shared interest in science a chance to work together on fun activities with a science theme. Student officers plan and guide the club participants through activities such as making slime, bouncy balls, and square bubbles, going on a scavenger hunt, and having competitions with handmade catapults and marble mazes.