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by Tatiana E '18

French Clubs Hosts First Spring Fling at BSGE

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Photo by Emma K ’18

On May 3, 2013 the French Club hosted BSGE’s first ever Spring Fling, a French culture themed dance. There were refreshments, snacks, and great music with students from all grades in attendance. The French Club sold more than 130 tickets and made additional money selling refreshments.

The French teacher and advisor for the French Club, Mr. Rajiv, said that he believed the real purpose of the dance was to put the French Club on the map. Even though the club recently started in January 2013 there were still over 30 students that constantly attended meetings and planned events for the club. Mr. Rajiv also wanted to bring more fun to learning about French culture without the structure of a

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by Tatiana E '18

7th Grade Alka Seltzer Science Lab

alka setlzerThe 7th grade students were assigned a difficult lab by Mr. Laskowski early in the second semester in which students measured the dissolving time of an Alka- Seltzer tablet. The students, working with a partner, had to place multiple tablets of Alka- Seltzer into glasses full of different temperature water. The purpose of the lab was to measure the temperature that would dissolve the Alka-Seltzer tablet the fastest. After the actual lab was completed the students only had a week to work on the written part which made the lab even more treacherous. 7th grader Zoe Fisher pointed out that “The actual experiment itself wasn’t hard to do, but writing the report was very time consuming.” The list of requirements was long and the structure was tough to follow, but not