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School News 2017-09-04T15:08:50+00:00
410, 2017

Ham Radio Club to make contact with NOAA-19 Satellite

October 4th, 2017|

In anticipation of our Go Galactic! Fall Festival on October 13, Upper Elementary has been exploring man-made satellites of the 21st century. We have compared polar orbits to geosynchronous orbits, examined how a rocket transports satellites into space, taken a virtual tour of the inside of the [...]

2409, 2017

Space Voyage at the Go Galactic! Fall Festival

September 24th, 2017|

A virtual voyage to the moon and beyond Space exploration is surely among humankind's greatest accomplishments. Perhaps the pinnacle of such exploration was when the United States landed men on the moon in 1969. Since time immemorial, humans have dreamed of visiting the moon. When Neil Armstrong [...]

2307, 2017

Announcing the Seventh Annual Fall Festival!

July 23rd, 2017|

Our annual festival has become a fixture in the Holly Springs autumn calendar. We look forward to continuing this tradition by presenting our Go Galactic festival in the fall. This year is our seventh festival and we excited to invite parents, families and the public to enjoy [...]

1907, 2016

Announcing the Sixth Annual Fall Festival

July 19th, 2016|

Our annual festival has become a fixture in the Holly Springs autumn calendar. We look forward to continuing this tradition by presenting our Soaring With Stories festival in the fall. This year is our sixth festival and we excited to invite parents, families and the public to [...]

2202, 2016

Join us for stories of rockets, space, and things that go boom!

February 22nd, 2016|

This event in brief You are invited to join us in a family-friendly setting for a Q and A session with a prominent local scientist while enjoying coffee and snacks. This informal event allows children and adults to quiz (or even grill!) a scientist on interesting topics [...]

1201, 2016

New School’s First Amateur Radio Club

January 12th, 2016|

Upper Elementary Students Launch First-Ever Amateur Radio Club Last week Upper Elementary students began an exciting journey of exploration into amateur radio. The curriculum—which dynamically integrates language arts, algebra, physics, geography, meteorology, graphic arts, industrial fabrication, computer science, and social studies into the UE course of study—allows for [...]