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Spring Grove Rocket Scientists earn grant to build rocket

Spring Grove’s Rocket Scientists are building a rocket even though the NASA program was cut.

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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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Spring Grove projects get grant funding

The Spring Grove Area Educational Fund recently awarded mini-grants totaling $5,775 to eight teachers and a high school science team, for projects in a variety of areas including science, reading, music and fitness, at all school levels, according to a news release.

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Penn State student participating in EcoCAR2, a competition to create environmentally friendly cars

A Penn State freshman from Spring Grove could have a hand in the future of environmentally friendly cars. Matt Thompson, 19, a graduate of York Country Day School, joined the Penn State Vehicle Technology Team’s mechanical group and is involved … Continue reading

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Spring Grove educator’s peer mentoring program gets national attention

A Spring Grove Area High School administrator’s efforts to help at-risk freshman move successfully on in high school have received national attention lately. Nate Frank, assistant principal, began looking at the “freshman failure phenomenon” when he moved into his role … 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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Spring Grove surplus goods up for auction

Need some desks or office chairs? Kitchen equipment? Pretzel machine, or a card catalog perhaps? You can find all of those things and more on Saturday, when Spring Grove Area School District will hold an auction. The district will auction … Continue reading

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A belated Pi Day post

I’m a bit late for Pi Day (3-14) but I wanted to share these photos, submitted by Lyn Greco, a family and consumer science teacher in Spring Grove Area School District. Greco’s son, Ethan, crafted a pie featuring the numbers … Continue reading

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Hanging out with Spring Grove’s Rocket Scientists

After school ended on Tuesday, Brian Hastings’ classroom was still buzzing with activity. Some students were prepping for the Science Olympiad, to be held at Millersville University on Saturday. Others prepared rockets for launching to enter the Team America Rocketry … Continue reading

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