EDU News http://www.wcsmiami.org/ EDU News Honors Science Students Support Local Wetlands http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/384191/69545 WCS students in the Honors Science Research Program, Science National Honor Society and Honors Marine Biology are participating in the community-wide Reclamation Project to replant mangrove seedlings along the South Florida coastline. This wall, located next to the Science Building, exhibits the propagules in their germination phase. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:40:09 EDT 384191 RAK Students Pitch In With Beach Clean-Up http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/384004/69545 RAK (Random Acts of Kindess) is a movement being led by students from the Leadership Community Service Committee. They gather small groups of students to do acts of service throughout the community. Their first act of the year was to help with beach clean up at Matheson Hammock for Coastal Clean Up Day. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:49:44 EDT 384004 Honors Marine Biology Students Spend the Day Shark Tagging http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/383996/69545 <iframe width="350" height="200" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/_AFrTJ6aF4I?list=UUkNASW5oaqNdujApCXRvLdg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Honors Marine Biology students were given the special opportunity to work alongside UM professors and undergraduate students to learn first-hand how they gather and track sharks here in South Florida. "Participating in real science research was definitely exciting," said Valentina Farr, a WCS sophomore. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:37:00 EDT 383996 Students Inducted Into Mu Alpha Theta http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/383985/69545 Thirty high school students were honored with induction into Mu Alpha Theta, the national mathematics honor society. They are: Sabrina Apple, Hannah Avery, Erica Brenner, Ana Campos, Ashley Castano, Dylan Charlton, Grace Chewning, Connor Crotty, Amanda Cuello, Kennedi Dale, Julia Decker, Nicole Doble, Trish Elliot, Valentina Farr, Patrick Glynn, Sophia Gonzalez, Iman Jiha-Scutt, Alyssa Kreps, Nico Mora, David Overholt, Ian Poveda, Sophia Poveda, Abigail Raffalski, Shane Riera Michael Riley, Samantha Rodriguez, Valentina Saavedra, Madeline teRiele, Samuel Zakka, and Daniel Zalle. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:23:42 EDT 383985 Sculpture Students Enhance Skills at Local Studio http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/383979/69545 High School Sculpture II and III students took field trips to the Ceramics League of Miami to learn how to throw cups on the ceramics wheel. They were able to visit professional artists studios, meet working artists, review different methods of using and firing clay, and receive hands-on, personalized lessons on how to throw on the wheel. Every student produced a cup to take home. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:16:57 EDT 383979