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Hey, What’s That Smell?

In Forensic Science, the class did a study of human decomposition where they used pieces of meat left out for several days to simulate maggot growth on a human body. “Seeing the maggots as soon as Weber rolled it over was really disturbing,” senior Amber Dorsman said. “It was kind of interesting, just really nasty.”

Lilia Ruiz and Shannon Pyle, Reporter and Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2016

Preparations were made. The windows were all closed. All the rooms surrounding the courtyard were warned. It was all ready. As the Forensic Science students walked out onto their crime scene the first thing they noticed was the smell. “Sometimes you’re going to come up on a crime scene where ...

Extreme heat causes pre-AP biology teachers to cancel annual freshman insect project

Emma White

October 6, 2011

Sneaking stealthily through the underbrush, the fearless freshman spotted a creature of rare beauty and excellence. Not waiting for it to escape, the freshman pounced on it with net and jar. "Aw man, another cricket," the freshman sighed. Fortunately, this is the sort of situation that was prevented...

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