February 2014

No ALC Classes on 2/26

Attributions: 
Story by Anna Palmer

ALC classes will not be held on Wednesday, February 26th. It is Nebo District's Teacher Development Day. Distance Learning classes will run as normal. "A" day classes will resume on Thursday, February 27th.

Forensics Anthropology

Attributions: 
Story and Photos by Sean Curtis

Teams of Forensics students raced to put together skeletal remains and reach their objectives. In addition to assembling the skeleton, each team had to identify and prove the gender and race.

Careening Coasters

Attributions: 
Story and Photos by Khristen Massic

The Pre-Engineering class has been investigating the civil engineering discipline. In addition to researching various careers and opportunities related to civil engineering, students completed a civil engineering-related project. This year's class was given various supplies and instructions for building a marble roller-coaster. Using knowledge from previous math and science classes, they were to build and calculate how fast their marble traveled and identify the kinetic, potential, and mechanical energy of their final designs.

Our Distance Learning Ladies

Attributions: 
Story by Anna Palmer, Photos by Brandon Arnold

We have two of the best Distance Learning Facilitators at ALC. They assist the 100+ students who are taking Concurrent Enrollment classes through live-interactive broadcasts from UVU. (Left to Right: Gaye, Karen)

Gaye Cook

Gaye Cook was born and raised in the quiet town of Fairview, Utah. She spent some of her growing up years in California. Gaye has been working for the Nebo School District for fifteen years and in her current position as Distance Learning Facilitator for thirteen years.

Cow Eye Dissection

Attributions: 
Story and Photos by Sean Curtis

Today the ALC Health Science students prepared for their exam with a hands-on dissection of cow eyes.  Students were asked to identify all structures of the eye. This challenging university anatomy/physiology course is delivered by Weber State University.

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