WR: February 20 – February 26

There's Always Something This week was pretty relaxing in comparison to the weeks before. Overall, there was much less work to be done, but there is always something to take care of every week. While I didn't have any speeches to give, a ton of tests to take, essays to write, or many projects to…

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WR: February 13 – February 19

Accumulation of Effort Finally, finally, I have done what I have always wanted to do in ISM!  For over a month I have been trying to meet my mentor, but one big obstacle stood in my path: the Children Hospital's Observer Program. However, finally, I have been able to meet my mentor. Here's what it…

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Fractures Out of all the conditions that occur in the skeletal system, fractures are the most common injury. A fracture is a split in the bone that opens the bone to its external environment. These fractures all have two general causes: traumatic, a large force impact or stress on the bone, or pathological, a medical…

EOL #2

3D Printing Technology 3D printing is an amazing piece of technology that allows one to create an exact replica of an electronic model created on the computer. While it has become especially important in the past few years, the concept of a 3D printer started over 30 years ago. In 1980, a patent regarding 3D…

EOL #1

The Study of Stem Cells Among all the recent, developing medical technology, stem cells are receiving the most global attention. This advanced technology is very effective in theory, yet they have not yet been approved for actual use. However, a few days ago I came across an article stating that a paralyzed man had recovered…

WR: February 6 – February 12

The Mistress Known as Stress I am not, by absolutely any means, a masochist. Yet this week, I don't know what came over me. *Clears throat* Ladies and Gentlemen, this week I had 4 major tests, 6 quizzes and chapter checks, an essay, and a 15-minute speech and presentation to prepare alongside it. Furthermore, 2…

WR: January 30 – February 5

All According to Plan (Hopefully) This week was full of planning. Planning for tomorrow. Planning for the coming week. Planning for the coming months. Planning for the tests I have to make up. While it may be tedious now, planning is necessary to proceed smoothly in The future. The main thing this week was my…

WR: January 23 – January 29

The Start of The Final Arc This past week was a blast. Honestly, after the strenuous week in which we had to display the mastery we had over our fields- Research Showcase -I felt that we all deserved a short rest. We were able to go over our final draft of our original works with…

WR: January 16 – January 22

In The Spotlight This was the week all of ISM was waiting for; the week of Research Showcase. It would take place at the Ford Center at The Star. This would be the biggest thing we have ever done, and needless to say, I was somewhat stressed out from the preparation needed to make everything…

WR: January 9 – January 15

The Breaking Point The end of this week marks the end of the third six weeks and the first semester. School is officially halfway over. Finally, after months upon months of effort, sweat, and sleepless nights, I had finally reached the point where not only I, but also many others would be tired of everything…