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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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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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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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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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New STEM programs approved for state universities

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education recently approved three new academic programs in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines, according to a news release. The new programs are: a bachelor of applied science degree in technical leadership, a … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania seeks Race to the Top funds, again

Pennsylvania was among seven states that applied for the third round of Race to the Top, the competitive federal grant program, according to the U.S. Department of Education. “Race to the Top Round Three focuses on supporting efforts to leverage … Continue reading

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