Students and faculty from both creative sciences and costume design are teaming up – remotely – to make 3D printed visors, laser-cut face shields, and hand-sewn face masks to donate to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista and UC San Diego Hospital.
The Greater San Diego Science Fair (GSDSEF) took place on Wednesday, March 11. Two of the students’ projects are slated to move on to the state competition, originally set for late April, but currently on hold. One student now has the opportunity to go to the International Science and Engineering Fair, if possible.
Eleven Bishop’s students earned recognition for their written work submitted last fall to the Western Region-at-Large division. Six received the top regional award – the Gold Key – for their pieces. Gold Key winners’ work went on to the national competition, which announced all the medalists on Monday, March 16. A national silver medal was awarded to Bishop’s junior Jeffrey Wang for his poem, “I Know Nothing But This America.”
In the seven weeks leading up to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Grand Finale Celebration on March 7, Bishop’s sophomore Zaina Ghouri and two of her friends raised more than $75,000. Their team of three “co-candidates” raised the second largest amount for LLS in the 2020 program for San Diego.
When Brooke Weatherup ’21 moved to San Diego from Philadelphia, Penn., in 2017 she brought her passion for ice hockey with her. It’s become an even bigger experience and opportunity than she could have guessed at the time. She began volunteering with San Diego Chill, an ice hockey team for children with developmental disabilities. This year, she’s serving as a head coach.
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.