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Focused, Genetic Engineering Club officers Jennifer Dai 24 and Brian Zhang 24 examine strawberry DNA that was extracted as part of the lab. To extract the DNA, club members stirred cold rubbing alcohol into a solution of smashed strawberries and DNA extraction fluid. For me, the best part about the lab was mashing the strawberries together. Theres just something special about absolutely decimating strawberries, Zhang said.

Genetic Engineering Club Extracts Knowledge Through Strawberry DNA Lab

Prima Changwatchai, Community & World News Editor October 18, 2023

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Genetic Engineering Club held a strawberry DNA extraction lab after school in Dr. Lim’s room. The club meets twice a month to discuss genetic engineering and its applications....

On the bus journey to Seguin, HOSA members face a long day of competitions ahead of them. To ease nerves before their competitions, Future Health Professionals participated in karaoke and practiced presentations during the bus ride.

HOSA Students Advance to State Leadership Conference

Chloe Oakley, Campus News Editor January 25, 2023

On Friday, Jan. 20, members of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) , ventured south to Seguin High School to compete at the Area 1 Spring Leadership Conference (SLC). Members spent months...

Students who advanced to the State Leadership Conference will compete from April 19 to 22 in Galveston.

HOSA Students Place At Area Spring Leadership Conference

Shreya Selvaraju, Horizon Editor-In-Chief February 17, 2022

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) members competed at the Area 1 Spring Leadership Conference (SLC) at James Madison High School in San Antonio. The competition took place from Friday, Feb....

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