Nurse City

[Friday October 8, 2010] Though the sun was shining and the winds were light, our guest school decided not to show up for the trip today. Putting this slight setback aside and deciding to take advantage of the weather and our fully loaded boat, the shark crew (Ashley Schenk, Austin Gallagher, Dominique Lazarre, Laura Rock, […]

When Nature is Uncooperative…

[Aug 19, 2010] I wish I could say that today went without too many kinks, but to say so would be dishonest.  However, the troubles the team faced today were not due to their sloppiness or negligence, but to mother nature wanting to do things her way! The day was another scorcher, if Virginia though […]

Rockin’ n’ Rollin’ with Sharks

On Friday, August 19, we set out to our research spot in the Everglades with a boat full of eager donor participants. It’s always great to give young children the chance to get up close to sharks and let them formulate their own opinions before being tainted by false information—this trip was a great opportunity […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 18 – “I get by with a little help from my friends”

Blog 18 – “I get by with a little help from my friends” My friend Chelsea, she’s twelve, gave me a donation. She made jewelry and sold it to help me with the sharks! I thought that was so awesome and I’m glad she is my friend! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE INTERVIEW ON THE […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 17 – “Big News”

Blog 17 – Big News!!! My teacher from last year, Mrs. Thompson, sent the story about me saving the sharks to Fox 9 news and they interviewed me right at my house! I had to wear a microphone on my shirt and talk with Tom Halden and the cameraman Russ.  They asked me a bunch […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 16 “Attention Captain Curt”

Blog 16 ATTENTION CAPTAIN CURT!! I decided to call my shark Captain Curt.  I am naming it for my Uncle Curt because I love him so much and I love what he does.  He was the first person to introduce me to sharks and the ocean.] Captain Curt has been helping me so much to […]