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PSSA test windows extended because of the weather

The testing period for the PSSA math, reading and writing assessments has been extended to accommodate for instructional time lost because of the weather, according to the Pennslvania Department of Education.

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Dallastown science and engineering fair set for January

More than 300 student projects are registered in 11 categories for the 54th annual Dallastown Area High School Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held Jan. 24 to 26, according to a news release.

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Program that took Spring Grove students to NASA has been cut

A program that allowed some Spring Grove Area High School students to design a rocket and launch it at NASA facilities last year has been canceled, according to the Spring Grove teacher who worked with the students.

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Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences offers opportunity for high school juniors

Pennsylvania’s Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon will reopen for the summer 2013 season, according to a news release.

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Help Spring Grove’s Rocket Scientists participate in NASA Student Launch Initiative

Spring Grove Area High School’s Rocket Scientists are selling 2013 Bonus Books to help fund their participation in NASA’s Student Launch Initiative.

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Carlisle science lab fire causes safety reminders for some

At least one science department in York County is looking to take lessons away from a lab incident that injured students in Carlisle.

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Spring Grove students win fourth in Team America Rocketry Challenge nationals

A team of Spring Grove students won fourth place in the national finals of the Team America Rocketry Challenge over the weekend. The team won $4,500 in prize money for themselves and the high school, said teacher Brian Hastings. “The … Continue reading

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York Suburban graduation coincides with a rare event – the Transit of Venus

High school graduation is a once-in-a-lifetime moment for students. And when York Suburban High School grads celebrate that milestone, there will be another rare event happening. York Suburban’s graduation is set for June 5, which happens to be the same … Continue reading

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Spring Grove Rocket Scientists head to national level of Team America Rocketry Challenge

Three teams of Spring Grove “Rocket Scientists” will advance to the national level of the Team America Rocketry Challenge, according to the district. Five teams from Spring Grove competed. The teams moving on are: Tobie Sneeringer – captain/Colton Crockett, Kiara … Continue reading

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Science fun with Curious George at the Whitaker Center on Saturday

Looking for something to do with the kids on Saturday? The Whitaker Center and WITF will host “Ready, Set, Explore” from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 21  The event, sponsored by PNC Bank, includes interactive science activities for kids … Continue reading

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