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About Mr. Kwan
Mr. Wilson Kwan graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and later earned his master’s degree in education. His prior work experience included professions in the chemical industries ...more
Keep Holding On
When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world. As I grew older and wiser I discovered the world would not change, so I shortened my sights somewhat and decided to change only my country. But it too seemed immovable. As I grew into my twilight years, in one last desperate attempt, I settled for changing only my family, those closest to me. But alas they would have none of it. And now as I lie on my deathbed I suddenly realized: If I had only changed myself first, then by example I would have changed my family. From their inspiration and encouragement, I would have been able to better my country and, who knows, maybe even change the world.
The above words were inscribed on the tomb of an Anglican Bishop (1100 A.D) in Westminster Abbey in London.
I personally believe that change is an intrinsic quality which must come within you before all else. As Harry Fosdick said, “We cannot restore integrity and morality to our society until each of us singly and individually take responsibility for our actions.”
Do you have the will to make a change? Will you take responsibility for your actions?
Spring Semester - Welcome Back!
To CP & Honors Chemistry Students:
Happy New Year to all! I hope you had a fun and restful winter break. Below you will find guidelines on what you should keep in your chemistry binder in the spring semester.
1. Do not throw away any materials in your fall semester binder!
2. Continue using the same binder for the semester.
3. If you feel that your binder is too bulky or heavy, you may ONLY remove the following items and must keep them at home.
a) Graded class assignments and homework.
b) Gradedn science article summaries.
c) Graded lab reports.
Don't forget that it is mandatory to have a scientific calculator with you in class. Thank you.
Stoichoimetry Tutorial and Practice Problems
Here is the link to the chemistry web site in which you can review, re-learn and work on more practice problems on Stoichoimetry.
You must practice more so you will be skillful in solving stoichiometry problems.
The answers with solutions are provided on the web as well.
Stoichiometry test is on this Thursday or Friday depending on the class period.
Make-Up Work Opportunity Spring Semester
Attention CP and Honors Chemistry Students:
I am offering another outstanding opportunity for those of you who want to improve your grade by making up ANY of your missed works that were due, on or before Mar 17, 2017.
However, you must attend tutoring sessions (minimum one hour per week, see schedule on Mr. Kwan's web page). Upon completion, your work will be evaluated to receive up to 50% (1/2 credit) of the maximum points allowed for the specific make-up assignment.
Your parent must sign the make-up work agreement to acknowledge his/her acceptance. You must turn in to me the completed agreement form with signatures before you are allowed to proceed with your make-up works.
All make-up work and quizzes are due on or before Monday, April 17, 2017. Any work submit after due date will not be graded. No exception!
This is the only make-up opportunity available this semester. You must act now before it slips away!
If interested, see Mr. Kwan for the agreement form.