By Kenna Lee This year, we have a new TREK teacher: Ms. Swinney! Ms. Swinney was born and raised from Lafayette, Louisiana. For college, Ms. Swinney attended Louisiana State University (LSU). Before she came to Pin Oak, Ms. Swinney worked as a teacher in New York City for 4 years teaching Special-Ed. However, if Ms. … Continue reading Meet Ms. Swinney!
By Sarah Rimawi and Dia Vaswani Edited by Kenna Lee This year at Pin Oak, we have a new house principal in C house, Ms. Ryan. Before becoming a house principal, Ms. Ryan taught 6th to 8th grade social studies, math, science, and English. She wanted to become a middle school principal because she … Continue reading NEW C HOUSE PRINCIPAL
By Dia Vaswani & Sarah Rimawi This year at Pin Oak Middle School, we have a new nurse, Ms.Troetscher. She was born and raised in Germany. She goes there often to visit her cousins, who still live there. Later on, she moved to Houston and attended the University of Houston, TX. After graduating, she became … Continue reading The School Nurse
By William Wu, edited by Kate Jeong On August 27, 2019 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced that he would only accept G-7’s offer of 27 million dollars to fight the Amazon fires only if the French President Emmanuel Macron apologized about his statement that the Brazilian President was a liar. Also, Bolsonaro’s campaign might have … Continue reading Amazon Rainforest Fire
By Jason Deng, edited by Kate Jeong The average 3-D printer prints out plastic models and figurines, but doctors have used this “miracle machine” to create fully-functional organs dubbed “plastic cadavers” and new surgical tools, some that are even the size of your thumb. Printing Organs When we first started out with 3-D printing in … Continue reading 3-D Printing Changes the Face of Medicine