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Our year-round blog describes our program, values, and plans for next year.

The Exp Summer Daily

Our summer news consists of daily updates while we're in session -- giving a window into past years.

The Final Countdown

Aug 3, 2019 11:35:21 AM

The end-of-summer showcase is nigh, and students in all of our classes are putting the finishing touches on their presentations. No spoilers, but scroll on for a preview of what our creative students have been hard at work on.

In Library B09…

Big History students have scissors, paper, glue, and decades of climate data at their disposal. At the showcase tomorrow, they will present posters about the historical impact of the Anthropocene era.

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Jayden D. and Bruce F. start to put their        poster together

Teaching Assistant Gabby gives feedback
to Addison H.


In Library B10…

Mr. Correa’s students are in the final stages of putting together their music videos. After mixing and mastering their music tracks, students spent today capturing their final shots and polishing their editing.

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Jayden D. gets feedback on his video
Mr. Correa

Tony K. sets up the camera for the last 
day of shooting.


In the iLab…

Student are prepping numerous projects for their showcase display. Get ready to see vinyl stickers, t-shirts, laser-cut art, and 3D printings!

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Hope and HG iron a vinyl decal onto a t-shirt

Kirill watches as the 3D printer prints his       project (only 3 more hours to go!)


In Koch 314…

Sketches are on the fast track to completion! In addition to displaying four of their favorite sketches from the term, students will be debuting their interior redesigns of the Hess Center. Students have re-imagined the foyer as sites as diverse as a party hall and a chapel.


Students are hard at work at the drafting boards.


In Koch 315 (and the Concert Hall)…

Are Public Speakers are at last speaking in public! This session holds talks on plastic pollution, mental health, and the value of exercise.

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Erriel practices her speech in the concert hall.

Teaching assistant Annabelle watches
students rehearse and gives feedback
on their stage presence



In the Acting Lab…

The sound of music rings out, again, and again, and again, as students drill their choreography and singing. Each section will present three song and dance numbers tomorrow at the showcase.


Students line up during the middle of “Do-Re-Mi.”

The Exp Summer Daily provides news and updates while we are in session in July and August. The rest of the year, check out the Experimentory Blog for posts feature our students, teachers, classes, values, goals, and plans for the coming year.