Teacher’s Talk: Physics (Week 2)

It’s hard to believe that the second week of VAMPY is coming to a close. The Physics class has been flying through our curriculum; we are already more than halfway finished with a normal school year’s lesson plan. On Monday, we finished up on momentum and impulse, and we covered torque as well. The students were assigned […]

Teacher’s Talk: Physics (Week 1)

It has been quite a busy week in the Physics class! From introductions, to builds, to labs, this week has flown by. On Monday, we covered basic measurements, scientific notation, velocity, and acceleration. The students started on their first build- the model airplane; they also started to read The Science of Discworld by Terry Pratchett. […]

Counselor’s Corner: Kyle Ritter

Day 4 of VAMPY was great, the schedule was the same essentially as far as classes and meals went. There was a slight change in the evening in the form of a concert put on by a community orchestra close to Schneider hall. They performed patriotic music due to the closeness of the 4th of […]

Counselor’s Corner: Closing Time

It’s the last day of VAMPY and, as always, the kids are sad. Still, the events of this evening will be some of the most memorable. I can still think back to my fourth year: the final lunch, running through the fountain, the final dance, the fourth year speeches, every moment so crisp and clear. […]