For the 2nd Annual Anatomy Classes’ Blood Drive, students studying human anatomy and medical interventions partnered with the Blood Center of Wisconsin to host a blood drive Thursday at the West Bend High Schools. The drive complemented their academic units on blood, organ donation and “How to Prevail When Organs Fail.”
When the Blood Center of Wisconsin asked for help, WBHS anatomy students answered the call
By Priyanka Trivedi, Current Staff
As southeastern Wisconsin is running low on blood, the West Bend High Schools’ anatomy classes are coming to the rescue.
After Slinger High School dropped out of their annual blood drive due to construction at their school, West Bend science teachers David Clark and Kara Petzold decided to create a blood drive revolving around the anatomy classes they teach. Each student in anatomy class is responsible for bringing at least one person to donate blood, taking over Slinger High School’s obligation of donating at least 100 pints of blood to the Blood Center of Wisconsin. Continue reading
Rachael Wolfgram, East senior, examines an actual human brain while on a special trip to the UW-Washington County campus.
By Mike Smale, Current Staff
When she attended a science lecture, Kylie Schulz didn’t expect to wind up unconscious on the floor.
Kylie, an East junior, fainted during a cadaver dissection at the UW-Washington County campus on Monday, December 2. She is a student in Skip Clark’s human anatomy class, and the class was on an evening field trip to UWWC for a special lecture and the chance to see a real human cadaver and other dissected body parts. Continue reading