International Students and the Process of Becoming a Viking By Ella Lowry

Saint John’s Catholic Prep community is comprised of students with different cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school believes in a diverse community that contributes to an enriching experience of different perspectives, customs, and traditions. So how does this all become possible? The help of our International Students Coordinator, Mrs. Young Lee, who helps to … More International Students and the Process of Becoming a Viking By Ella Lowry

My Antarctica Adventure By Makayla Ferrell

Our Antarctica adventure began in the early morning of December 17, 2022, by driving toDulles Airport where we caught our flight to Miami, Florida. After a short layover, we boardedour 9-hour flight from Miami to Buenos Aries Argentina. We arrived in Buenos Aries earlymorning, claimed our baggage, and checked into our hotel. The world cup … More My Antarctica Adventure By Makayla Ferrell

Chess By Evelyn Murphy

Chess.com is blocked. This is a simple fact, but it’s new information for Miles Robinson. He just typed “chess.com” into the search bar of his school computer, but the site is not loading. “Seriously?” he mutters to himself. “What is it?” Miles’s friend, Forrest, asks. Miles motions towards his computer. “Chess.com is blocked. How am … More Chess By Evelyn Murphy

Harboring STEM Interest By Yen Truong

Saint John’s Catholic Prep has various opportunities to build scientific interest in STEM courses. For example, students can take anviation class, AOPA,  offered at our school. David Giandrea, a senior in the class of 2023, decided to expand on that class and create his own club that would give opportunities for  “hands-on STEM projects” for … More Harboring STEM Interest By Yen Truong

Nuclear Power: A Safe, Clean Source of Energy By Silas Eaton

When some hear the words nuclear power, they immediately run away. This opinion is not unsubstantiated. The nuclear accidents of Chernobyl, Ukraine, and Fukushima, Japan have often left the public to deem nuclear power as unnecessary. However, nuclear power might just be one of the tools that could save humanity from the extreme effects of … More Nuclear Power: A Safe, Clean Source of Energy By Silas Eaton