Posts by wmhs (wmhs)

Applications are in, and now we wait!

Our Woodinville Montessori High School seniors have been working overtime to meet college application deadlines and earn spots in the upcoming freshman class at their top choice schools. With a solid foundation of support from the high school faculty and staff they have been applying to schools all across the country, including highly selective STEM […]

Students visit animal sanctuary during Immersion Day

Secondary students took a field trip to Pasado’s Safe Haven, an animal sanctuary in Monroe, as part of their Immersion activities. They learned about the work of the organization in rescuing animals that were being mistreated, their advocacy for policies that help animals and their educational outreach. Then students enjoyed a tour of the large […]

Studying enzymes

The high school biology class recently studied catalase, an enzyme that decomposes hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen.

Edible Mitosis

Each fall, the high school biology classes learn about the process of cell division called mitosis by decorating frosted doughnuts to show the different stages of the process. Figuring out how to illustrate mitosis reinforces the concepts. Watch one of the presentations students made after creating their edible cells.→

Secondary learns CPR before offering first Kids’ Night Out of year

On Friday, Sept. 22 the Secondary class (7th-12 grade) earned their CPR/First Aid certifications by taking a 2-hour course with retired firefighter Ken Norris. This is part of the training students are receiving to help them be prepared and professional while staffing WMS Kids’ Night Out(KNO) events, the first of which is scheduled for Oct. […]

WMHS Seniors Review the Opera “An America Dream”

By Anisha C. ’18 and May H. ’18 On Thursday, September 7th, the seniors went to see “An American Dream” performed by the Seattle Opera at Washington Hall, a historic building built in 1908. The opera was set in World War II during the internment of Japanese Americans. This made the venue of the performance […]

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 […]

Middle School Digs History

See photos of the Crow Canyon trip.

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 […]

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

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