Behind the scenes of my Senior Research Project: What’s your hairstory?

Nia Harris-2

My Senior Research Project adventure began the summer before my senior year. Our advisors asked us to watch, read and learn about a variety of different topics. It was exciting that they gave us the freedom to choose between many different articles, movies, books and documentaries. One of the materials I chose to watch was the documentary “Good Hair.” The … Read more…

Alumna: Research “Easy” After FSHA’s Research Program

Miranda Spears

As I am now a freshman in college, I’m able to look back on Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s Research Program, including both the Junior Research Project (JRP) and Senior Research Project (SRP), and I’m glad that I was required to participate in such a rigorous research program. At first, most of my friends and I were very intimidated and frustrated with … Read more…

Learning By Doing: Students Select Their Own Research Topics

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Selecting a research topic is probably the most critical and the most frustrating part of the entire process, as discussed in my prior post about the emotional spectrum of the information search process. It is fraught with uncertainty, which is the enemy of the grade-conscious high school student. According to Project Information Literacy, 37% of college … Read more…