Academic Excellence

75 years of rigorous, classical education


The Science program at St. Anselm’s is designed to develop an understanding and appreciation for natural phenomena.

Department Overview

Our classes are built upon inquiry based activities, laboratory investigations, mathematical analysis and textbook readings. Technology is woven through all aspects of the science curriculum. Each student in Forms A – Form VI has science class every day, which includes a double period lab session once per week.

Curriculum Sequence

Form A
Life Science
Form I
Earth Science
Form II
Physical Science
Form III
Form IV
Form V
AP Biology; Additional electives offered (Please see below)
Form VI
Electives offered: AP Chemistry; AP Physics; AP Environmental
Science; Introductions to Civil, Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical
Engineering; AP Computer Science; Introduction to Robotics and
Advanced Robotics; Anatomy & Physiology; Biotechnology

Course Descriptions

Science & Technology Faculty
Mr. Bryan Taylor, Department Chair
Physics; AP Physics; Robotics I; AP Computer Science
M.P.S., Middle School Mathematics, George Washington University
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado
Mr. Chris Battle
AP Biology, AP Environmental Science
B.A. Biology, Johns Hopkins University

Mrs. Kay Kalhorn
Life Science, Physical Science
M.S., Biology, Georgetown University
B.A., Physics, College of the Holy Cross
Ms. Sean Lane
Intro. Computers, Computer I
B.A., Art and Design Technology, Art Institute of Atlanta
B.S., Economics and Business, Florida A&M University
Ms. Jessie Martin
B.A. Gettysburg College
Fr. Peter Weigand, OSB
Earth Science
M.T.S., Biology, Catholic University of America
B.D., Theology, Catholic University of America
B.A., Philosophy, Catholic University of America
Dr. Herbert T. Wood
Introduction to Mechanical Engineering; Intro to Civil Engineering
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.Ch.E., Chemical Engineering, Catholic University of America


Independent Study by Oliver Foley, '21