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Welcome to the Science Department

At Vanden High School, our Science Department is a vibrant hub of exploration and learning, dedicated to nurturing scientific curiosity and excellence in our students. Committed to upholding the rigorous standards of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), we offer a comprehensive curriculum that integrates the latest scientific advancements and methodologies.

Our dynamic teaching staff is the cornerstone of our department, fostering a collaborative environment where ideas flourish and innovation thrives. Through continuous collaboration and professional development, our educators ensure that our curriculum remains dynamic, relevant, and engaging.

At the heart of our approach lies a commitment to hands-on learning. In each of our courses, students dive into immersive laboratory experiences that bring scientific concepts to life. These hands-on labs not only deepen understanding but also cultivate critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and a passion for inquiry-based learning.

Whether exploring the mysteries of the cosmos in astronomy, unraveling the complexities of the cell in biology, or delving into the laws of motion in physics, students at Vanden High School's Science Department embark on a journey of discovery that prepares them for success in college, career, and beyond.

Available Courses:

Contact Information:

Teachers Name: Email Address Room #: 
Ms. Jennifer Ault S8
Ms. Veronica Campana S5
Mr. Michael Clarkston S2
Ms. Michelle Dempster Brown S7
Ms. Katy Green S4/H3
Mr. Michael Howell M1
Ms. Marilyn Lewis H1
Ms. Carrie Nast S3
Ms. Jennifer Prince S1
Ms. Darcy Pritchard Span S6
Ms. Sarah Szczepanski  S4/H3