Posts by wmhs (wmhs)

Jun
08
2017

Considering The Atlantic article “Why is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?”

by Emery ’17, Isabel ’17, Ivy ’17, Anisha ’18 and May ’18 In the 11th and 12th-grade Humanities class, we read the article, “Why is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” by Liza Mundy, which was published in the April edition of The Atlantic. This article was about issues that specifically pertain to the treatment […]

Jun
08
2017

Middle School Digs History

See photos of the Crow Canyon trip.

May
23
2017

A Cell is Like a Bakery

In Middle School Life Science class, students created models and posters with analogies comparing either plant or animal cells to other things. A Cell is Like a Bakery, according to two eighth-grade students who baked this amazing cake. In the table below, you can read the analogies, from the nucleus/owner to the vacuoles/display cases. How […]

Feb
02
2017

Creating Visual Art From the Written Form

Secondary art students of Charlene Freeman recently learned the art of book folding. See the gallery by clicking on the title link. To see a larger version of a work in the gallery, please click on the photo.—Photos by Charlene Collins Freeman

Dec
12
2016

Ash students talk about ethics

In a high school (Ash class) seminar this fall, the students and their teacher Sharon Dunn talked about ethics and education. You can listen here.

Urban architecture
Dec
09
2016

Students imagine ideal city during intersession, 5

By Gabriel B.’20 This picture is of the historic and amazing Paramount theater that we saw on our adventure around Seattle. This stood out for me because of the historical aspect. The building itself is well built, incredible, and beautiful. This photo shows an intricate church that we came across while walking. I found it […]

Dec
08
2016

Students imagine ideal city during intersession, 4

By Dylan R. '20 I shot this photo while looking at part of the Paramount sign and up at an apartment high-rise across the street. This picture shows an example of how new buildings are using various colors, and formed a contrast with the older Paramount building. The theater has a vibrant neon sign. This […]

Urban architecture
Dec
08
2016

Students imagine ideal city during intersession, 3

By Emery A. ’17 During my class's expedition to Seattle to view the city's architecture, I didn't have a clear idea about what to expect. I anticipated seeing interesting looking buildings, but beyond that I wasn't sure. I ended up being astonished by the history behind so many of the buildings we saw, the amount […]

Urban architecture
Dec
08
2016

Students imagine ideal city during intersession, 6

By Ivy M. ’17 When we were walking past these buildings at Boren and Stewart, I found the reflections they cast on each other beautiful. They sparked a discussion about zoning and the impact that shadows from high buildings can have on the environment and the quality of surrounding living or working space. At 6th […]

Dec
05
2016

Students imagine ideal city during intersession, 2

By Anisha C. ’18 Between first and second quarters, the high school had a week-long Intersession, an Ideal City/Urbanization project. They studied architecture, visited Seattle and planned and created their own ideal city model. This is one of the write-ups and some of the photos the students produced. From the intersection of 6th Avenue and […]

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