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Students Learn High-Flying Techniques at Rocket Workshop at Broomfield Library
Students got a chance to build their own model rockets as part of the Discovery Lab program at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library.More...
broomfieldenterprise.com


NASA Partners With UNO To Host "Space Day" For Middle School Students
Seventh and eighth graders participated in the very first UNO Space Day on Thursday. The event was co-hosted by NASA, Boeing Company, the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing (NCAM), and Jacobs Technology. More...
wwno.org

Mendham Primary Pupils Embrace Comet Landing Buzz with Model Rocket Launch
Mendham Primary School pupils held a model rocket launch to coincide with the European Space Agency comet landing mission. More...
dissexpress.co.uk


North Schuylkill Students Launch Model Rockets
FOUNTAIN SPRINGS -- North Schuylkill students became rocketeers on Friday morning as they launched their model rockets in the high school parking lot. More...
republicanherald.com


Registration for Team America Rocketry Challenge Now Open
Open for teams of 7–12th grade students, Team America Rocketry Challenge encourages students to pursue study and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. More...
akron.com
Education Takes Off at Starbase Program
The kids chant, counting down from the number five. The rockets shoot up into the clear late summer sky. More...
rutlandherald.com
Sacramento Model Rocket Club Remains Grounded
For over a year, the Sacramento Area Rocketry Group has searched high and low for a suitable launch site without success. More...
sacbee.com

Garfield Students Have a Blast with Rockets
Rockets, sunshine and science equaled a great day for nearly 60 Garfield Elementary School sixth-graders. More...
spokesman.com


STVM Students Compete in Rocketry Challenge
Two teams from St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School participated in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) May 10 in The Plains, Va. More...
akron.com
Boy Scouts' Rocket Derby Launches Summer Season
More than two dozen Cub Scouts and Weeblos from Pack 135 in North Plainfield fired rockets hundreds of feet in the air in an annual celebration of the end of the scouting year and the beginning of summer. More...
thealternativepress.com/
Rocket Man is Helping Kids Soar
With help from mentor and rocketeer Jon Kavanaugh and their science instructor, Ore City students have competed in the Team America Rocketry Challenge for two years running. More...
tylerpaper.com

Rockets Away
Vercelli was one of 20 students in the rocketry course, which capped its week-long study as part of the Kids College program with a rocket launch at Kauai Community College. More...
thegardenisland.com


Special Ed Kids Launch Model Rockets
With help from mentor and rocketeer Jon Kavanaugh and their science instructor, Ore City students have competed in the Team America Rocketry Challenge for two years running. More...
chicoer.com


Class Offers Students a Look at the Ins and Outs of Building Rockets
Most students avoid the classroom like the plague during summer break. However, there were six students who had a blast during rocketry class this week. More...
wctrib.com

St. Thomas HS Students Ascending to New Heights
After months of designing, building and launching model rockets a team of seven from the St. Thomas Rocketry program will compete in the world's largest student rocket contest. More...
khou.com


AFJROTC Model Rocketry Club Reaches New Heights
FAIRBORN -- The JROTC program at Fairborn High School is helping to launch students' interests in aerospace science with their Model Rocketry Club. More...
fairborndailyherald.com/
Rockets Soar as Students Cheer
Tuesday marked the rocket launch for rockets built, designed, decorated and named by each fourth- and fifth-grade class. More...
ardmoreite.com
Richland One Challenger Learning Center Opens Registration for Summer Robot, Rocket Camps
Students can take part in the Astronaut Academy to explore robotics, rocketry and aviation. Campers will prepare for and fly a full space mission, as well as visit the e-Planetarium, fly jets with our flight simulator, construct a robot and build a model rocket that they can take home after launching it. More...
coladaily.com

Rocketry Making a Big Impression in Duncan
The Red River Rocketeers is a group that started as a classroom project, but now has blossomed into an educational opportunity for those in Duncan. More...
texomashomepage.com


Liftoff! City High Students Build, Launch Rockets
After accepting a national challenge called the Team America Rocketry Challenge in October, about 10 students have been designing and launching model rockets in Iowa City. More...
archive.press-citizen.com
Rocketry Club Gives Youths a Lift in Sciences
DAYTON -- For Tim Quigg, there's something fulfilling about building a rocket with your own hands and watching it fly thousands of feet up at three times the speed of sound. More...
union-bulletin.com
Students Blast Off to National Competition
AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) -- The rocket club at Amory High School looks over a checklist before they do a test launch of a model rocket they built themselves. More...
wtva.com

Beyond the Classroom
BARRINGTON -- For the past decade, Roslyn Road Elementary has been offering an alternative to the to the regular school bell -- an extra hour of fun electives. More...
mysuburbanlife.com


Space Academy Launches Lake Zurich Student's Science Dreams
Lake Zurich High School sophomore Megan Kalafut learned new skills in science, technology, engineering and math at the United States Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. More...
lakezurich.suntimes.com

San Luis Students Make Third Attempt at National Rocketry Title
SAN LUIS, Ariz. -- Elementary school students here will make their third bid at winning a national model rocketry title later this year. More...
yumasun.com


NASA Evolves Student Rocketry Challenge, Enhances Ties to Space Launch System
WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Student teams from 26 colleges and universities in 16 states and Puerto Rico will design and launch innovative rockets and payloads as part of the 2013-2014 NASA Student Launch rocketry competition. More...
digitaljournal.com

Rocketry Association Gathering Set For Cocoa Beach
More than 150 model rocket hobbyists, vendors and others will assemble this week on Florida's Space Coast to hear from experts in the field, local space legends and veteran astronauts during the National Association of Rocketry's annual national technical conference, known as NARCON. More...
spacecoastdaily.com


Rocket Club Has Youngsters Looking to the Stars
Staying after school isn't so bad if it means fifth-graders can see several weeks of work blast off into the sky after a 3-2-1 countdown. More...
somdnews.com


Rockets Launch At Yale
On Nov. 9, the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association (YUAA) successfully launched their prototype rocket, Artemis, at the Connecticut Tripoli Rocket Association launch site in upstate New York. More...
yaledailynews.com
Groups Invited to Build a Rocket Challenge
Earlier this month around 30 MPs, including the Island's MP, Andrew Turner, joined apprentices from companies such as Airbus and BAE Systems to launch the UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKAYRoC) in the grounds of the Palace of Westminster. More...
islandecho.co.uk

Nation's Largest Rocket Competition Invites All Aspiring Student Rocketeers
Over the next six months, thousands of students will push educational boundaries and test gravity's limits through designing, building and successfully launching model rockets. More...
digitaljournal.com


Students Explore Space
Students at West Ward Elementary School were encouraged to look to the stars, as the campus celebrated its annual Space Week. More...
kdhnews.com

Oak Brook Students Launch Fun with Rockets
The third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders who come from Sept. 9 through Sept. 27 all are part of the school's Rocket Club, which has been in existence for 12 years with science teacher Andy Griffith leading the way. More...
Sun-Times Media


Second Year of Space Class Launches with Rockets
Students got a taste of space by launching rockets more than 1,000 feet over Underwood Elementary School. More...
wauwatosanow.com


Rocketry Camp is a Blast for Children
WEST CARTHAGE -- For seven boys in the greater Carthage area, summer is a blast. They are learning how to design, build and fly rockets all week at Edge on Science's Summer Rocket Camp at Donald F. Getman Memorial Park. More...
Watertown Daily Times


Rocketeers of All Ages Converge on Discovery Bay
Rockets blasted off one, two and three at a time over the course of the weekend in a field just off U.S. Highway 101 in Discovery Bay, as rocketry enthusiasts competed to see who could build the highest-flying, fastest and most accurate model rockets in the Pacific Northwest. More...
Peninsula Daily News


County Helps Continue Stem Programs
OCEAN CITY -- When federal funding to the local summer STEM enrichment programs was cut, Worcester County stepped forward to ensure the programs continued. More...
delmarvanow.com


Rocket Science: Morgan County Observatory Hosts Annual Space Camp
BERKELEY SPRINGS -- Mankind has always had a fascination with space. We've reached for the stars and made it with trips to the moon and the space shuttle program. And for the past two weeks, 26 lucky kids have been part of a space camp in Berkeley Springs. More...
journal-news.net


3, 2, 1, We Have Liftoff: Students Launch Model Rockets
The students launched model rockets donated by the Civil Air Patrol in conjunction with its flight and space unit. More...
Deseret News


Seminar is Blast for Teachers
Igniting dreams and model rockets were the center of attention Friday at the Region 9 Education Service Center in Wichita Falls as Ginger Kerrick, mission operations manager for the International Space Station at NASA, spoke to more than 30 area science teachers during the final day of a weeklong conference. More...
Times Record News


Children, Families, Enjoy Rocket Show and Learn About Safety of Rocketry
The event was put on by the Temecula Community Recreation Center as part of the family night events that take place on Mondays. Dawn Adamiak, recreation supervisor, said the goal of the event was to simply teach people about rocket safety. More...
The Valley News


School District to Begin Summer Gifted Program
Students will construct individual projects in each class — for example participants in the technology and rocketry program will build and launch rockets and learners in the engineering and construction program will build a bridge out of straws designed to hold a certain weight. At the end of the week, students will then present their projects on the last day of the program. More...
Elizabeth City Daily Advance


Prospective Cub Scouts Invited to Rocket Launch
This is a popular annual event at which each boy gets to launch a model rocket. More...
The Concord Journal


Students Enjoy Annual Rocket Launch Event
HAMILTON — Fourth graders at Robinson Elementary School closed the school's 50th year with a blast Tuesday at the annual rocket launch event. More...
Hamilton Observer


Rockets Launched at Summer Camp
Tuskegee Airmen Aeronautical Camp concluded weeklong events with a rocket launch at Rose State College on Thursday, June 20, 2013 More...
newsok.com


U.S. Team Takes Gold in 2013 International Rocketry Challenge
Sponsored by Raytheon, U.S. team comprised of 3 students from Georgetown, TX 4-H rocketry club placed first in sixth annual International Rocketry Challenge at Le Bourget Airport in Paris. More...
Thomas Publishing Company


Local Schools Reach National Rocketry Finals
Two teams earn top 10 finishes. Huntsville and Madison students have proved that the Rocket City moniker is still true. Five local teams of middle and high school students traveled to Virginia to compete in the finals of the world's largest rocket building contest. More...
Redstone Rocket


NMSU Extension Program Introduces Kids to Robotics, Geocaching, Rocketry
In addition to robotics, the participants learn about the Global Positioning System, known as GPS, by participating in geocaching activities; they play educational computer games designed by New Mexico State University's Learning Games Lab; and they build and launch rockets. More...
MediaNews Group


Team America Rocketry Challenge Launches STEM Dreams
All students should have the chance to be inspired and access the potential career opportunities that await their generation. That's why, for the past 11 years, the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) competition has inspired the aspirations of bright young people to reach orbital velocity. More...
The Huffington Post


Alabama All-Women Rocket Team Aims to Launch More Females Into Engineering Fields
TONEY, Alabama — Kathy Steele has been turning boys' heads for years... with her brains. Long before she became a member of the University of Alabama all-girls rocket team, she was launching model rockets with her father from their Prattville home. By sixth grade, she was showing her rocket knowledge at the school science fair. More...
The Associated Press


Ready for Takeoff
"10, 9, 8 ..." the excited mass of fourth-graders shouted as they counted down to the liftoff of two model rockets Friday morning at the Yuma AeroModelers airfield near Highway 95 and Rifle Range Road. More...
Yuma Sun,Inc.

STVM Rocketry Teams Strive for New Heights
DOWNTOWN AKRON – Nearly 50 students at St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School are spending the next few weeks aiming for success as they prepare for national rocketry competitions. More...
Akron.com


6th Graders Launch Rockets
ROCKWALL, TX – 6th grade science teacher, Mrs. Farrah, helps Kaylee prepare her rocket for launching. More...
rockwallisd.com


Challenger Shuttle Accident Anniversary Moves Class
FERGUSSON, MO (KTVI) – Tina Diener moved her 5th grade class outside just before 11 am Monday morning. It was a history lesson about the Challenger space shuttle accident that happened 27 years ago. More...
fox2now.com


STVM Rocketry Teams Strive for New Heights
DOWNTOWN AKRON – Nearly 50 students at St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School are spending the next few weeks aiming for success as they prepare for national rocketry competitions. More...
Akron.com


San Luis Students Aim for National Rocketry Title
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – Three students at San Luis Middle School are hoping that their model rocket will land their school in a national competition's finals for the second year in a row. More...
YumaSun.com


Students launch rockets for STARBASE-Atlantis
After 25 hours of learning in a classroom, fifth grade students at W.H. Rhodes Elementary School launched the culmination of their hard work into the sky on Friday. More...
srpressgazette.com


Kids Have a Blast at Model Rocket Launch
With a whoosh, a small cylinder tube with fins jets up in the crystal blue sky on Saturday. In Jackson Park, students with the model rocketry class, taught by Dan Hoffman, shield their eyes to watch a student's rocket drift down towards the earth. More...
BlueRidgeNow.com


Woodford County 4-Hers and Friends Invited to Attend Learn and Fun Day
EUREKA – Woodford County 4-H members and their friends are invited to join 4-H members from McLean and Livingston counties at the 2013 Learn and Fun Day to be held on January 26 at Schroeder Hall – Illinois State University. This day-long event will begin with registration at 8:45 a.m., followed by a variety of workshops. More...
Woodford County News Bulletin


Fifth Graders Launch Model Rockets
BILLINGS -- Future rocket makers gathered at Amend Park to watch their rockets launch. These fifth graders from the Boys and Girls Club have worked on their model rockets since October and now view the finished product. More...
KULR-8 Television


Students Hoping for Return to Rocketry Comp
SAN LUIS, Ariz. -- Five seventh-graders at San Luis Middle School are hoping to outdo the achievements of a year ago when the school sent a team to a national model rocketry competition. More...
yumasun.com


Youth Invited to Join Rocketry Group
RINCETON -- The Bureau County 4-H program will offer a model rocketry special interest club for area youth. All youth ages 8-18 as of Sept. 1, from Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, and Putnam counties are invited to participate. More...
brcnews.com


Rocket Science Available to All at Cedar Ridge
Students at Cedar Ridge Elementary School love science, a fact that's clearly shown by the large number of kids involved in the school's STEM club. More...
The Pueblo Chieftain


Students collaborate to build rockets at Granby
Collaboration plus outstanding effort equals success at Granby Elementary School. More...
OswegoCountyToday.com


Science Students Learn About Physics with Model Rockets
Tallulah Falls School physics students recently learned first-hand about projectile motion as they fired model rockets into an overcast and misty autumn sky. More...
Tallulah Falls School

Bloom Montessori Preschoolers Send Rockets Soaring
LONGMONT -- Sunday's bright blue sky and light winds provided the perfect backdrop for Bloom Montessori School students to fire off their model rockets from the playground at Sunset Middle School. More... Longmont Times-Call


Student Rocketeers Wanted for World's Largest Rocket Contest
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration for the world's largest student rocket competition is open now through November 30. The Team America Rocketry Challenge will accept up to 1,000 student teams in grades 7-12 from any U.S. school, home school or non-profit youth organization.
More...
PR Newswire Association LLC.


Extension Youth Educator Believes in the Power of His Students
John Davis, the Youth Educator for the University of Illinois Extension is in constant motion. That is probably his strength as an educator. He demonstrates what he teaches - that being active is a component to a healthy life.
More...
Patch


Dine To Donate To NJHS Rocketry Students
Newark Junior High School Rocketry students are inviting the community to dine at a local restaurant in order to raise funds for their rocketry competition.
More...
Patch


Go For Launch
Nine local public school students in the Experience Aviation STEM Academy at UNT Dallas launched three model rockets in front of a cheering crowd of family and university staff, despite the Texas heat. Students assembled and painted the rockets the previous day. More... North Texas e-News


Rockets to be launched at 'Pasture Blaster'
The Olympic Peninsula Rocketry 4-H Club is filling an 84-acre field off West Uncas Road, off U.S. Highway 101 at Discovery Bay, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28.
More...
The Port Townsend &Jefferson County Leader


Shakopee Technology Teacher Named Best in the State
Shakopee Junior High School teacher T.J. Hendrickson has been named Minnesota State Technology Education Teacher of the Year by the Minnesota Technical Engineering Education Association.
More...
Shakopee Valley News is in Shakopee, MN


Taunton High Students Reach New Heights With Model Rocket Launch
Seconds after blasting off and reaching its apex, the brightly painted model rocket's parachute deployed, signaling the beginning of a slow journey back to the Taunton High School softball field, where students scrambled to get into position to catch the descending vessel. More...
The Taunton Daily Gazette


Up, Up and Away!
Rockets were swooping, plunging and diving at the field near Sibley Elementary School Thursday. More...
albertleatribune.com


Patrons Reach New Heights At Model Rocket Workshop
The family-oriented event drew a wide range of participants, from parents and their children to adults with an interest in rocketry. To offer the workshop, Smith said Tellus received assistance from Southern Area Rocketry in the form of launch equipment and expertise. More...
daily-tribune.com


Having a Blast: Model Rocket Launches Compete With Video Games For Kids' Attention, But Clubs Stay Popular
It's a rainy day in Homestead, Fla., but nobody at the Homestead Air Reserve Park seems to mind. They are there to launch rockets. More...
lohud.com


Ardmore Library Ignites Interest in Model Rockets
ARDMORE, OK -- The Chickasaw Regional Public Library in Ardmore held a model rocket building class Friday afternoon. More...
kten.com


Model Rocketry Demonstrations For School Kids
Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) - Human beings have dreamed about flying like the birds since the beginning of time. But the next best thing is building something that really flies. More...
kmvt.com


Rocket Launches are High-flying Family Fun
The average age for the board of directors of the Blue Mountain Rocketeers model rocketry club is 12.25 years old. More...
tri-cityherald.com


Going Above and Beyond
FIL-AM Shella Condino's philosophy in teaching is similar to how she lives her life: Dream big, work hard and be the best that you can be, because as she says: "Dreams really do come true." More...
asianjournal.com


Montgomery Township Board Approves Scout Rocket Festival
An annual Cub and Boy Scout tradition has been granted its 2012 approval by Montgomery Township’s supervisors. More...
thereporteronline.com


Rockets Away
University-Pueblo, in its partnership with the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation, has scheduled a week of professional development for preK-12 teachers in June. More...
pueblochieftain.co.newsmemory.com

Local Schools Reach National Rocketry Finals
Two teams earn top 10 finishes. Huntsville and Madison students have proved that the Rocket City moniker is still true. Five local teams of middle and high school students traveled to Virginia to compete in the finals of the world's largest rocket building contest. More...
Redstone Rocket


NMSU Extension Program Introduces Kids to Robotics, Geocaching, Rocketry
In addition to robotics, the participants learn about the Global Positioning System, known as GPS, by participating in geocaching activities; they play educational computer games designed by New Mexico State University's Learning Games Lab; and they build and launch rockets. More...
MediaNews Group


Team America Rocketry Challenge Launches STEM Dreams
All students should have the chance to be inspired and access the potential career opportunities that await their generation. That's why, for the past 11 years, the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) competition has inspired the aspirations of bright young people to reach orbital velocity. More...
The Huffington Post


Student Rocket Contest Brings Diverse Talent to STEM Pipeline
With diverse range of backgrounds and interests, 100 teams will compete in tenth anniversary Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) national finals. More...
Thomasnet.com


JMS Students Take Shot at Team America Rocketry Challenge
The Scott Johnson Middle School Rocketry Group is lifting McKinney ISD's Career and Technical Education (CTE) program to new heights. More...
townsquarebuzz.com


Space Camp Invites Shore Students
WALLOPS ISLAND – Students ages 11 through 15 on the Eastern Shore who are interested in science and math have a unique opportunity to have fun while they learn this summer at a camp located close to home. More...
delmarvanow.com


Lakewood's Harding Middle School 'Rocket Boys' Seek Sponsors to go to Finals in Washington D.C.
he 'Rocket Boys' started this journey at the beginning of the school year by designing, building, testing and launching their rocket which could not exceed 23 ounces at liftoff hoping to make the finals. More...
Cleveland Live LLC


Manchester Youth Rocket Team Qualifies For 2012 Team America Rocketry Challenge National Finals
The rocketry team consisting of 7th to 10th graders from the youth group at the First Baptist Church of Manchester was announced as a finalist for the prestigious Team America Rocketry Challenge National Finals on April 6th. More...
Patch


InTech Student Group to Compete at National Rocketry Competition
One of 674 teams from around the country (and one of four from InTech) to compete in the 10th annual Team America Rocketry Challenge, Team 13056 learned in April that it had qualified for the national finals. More...
The Herald Journal


NASA Seeking University Participants for Summer Rocket Workshop
University faculty and students are invited to join a weeklong workshop June 16-21 to learn how to build and launch a scientific experiment to space. More...
MarketWatch, Inc.


San Luis Students Shoot for Berth in National Model Rocket Competition
A passion for science and knack for problem-solving has led five San Luis youths to seek a berth in a national model rocketry competition. More...
yumasun.com


Rocketry Team Aims for a Mile-High Rocket Launch at Alabama Competition
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln rocketry team's recently finished 10-foot-tall rocket will launch at a collegiate competition on April 20 in Huntsville, Ala. More...
Daily Nebraskan


San Marcos: Launching Students' Interest
North County students launched model rockets, attended a robotics competition and saw a "science fashion show" on Saturday at the Cal State San Marcos event Super Stem Saturday. More...
North County Times


Arbor Academy Students Launch Rockets
On the lawn outside their school, dozens of students from Arbor Academy shouted in unison on Monday: "Five! Four! Three! Two! One! Blast off!" More...
battlecreekenquirer.com


Blast Off! Dover Students Send Rockets Aloft as Part of Lesson About Space and Engineering
One by one, over one-hundred rockets were launched into the air on Wednesday afternoon at Garrison Elementary School, landing around the school yard. More...
fosters.com


Students Apply Rocket Science
If you were anywhere near the Morgan County High School (MCHS) football field Saturday and heard all the clatter, you might have been wondering whether or not the sky was falling. More...
Morgan County Citizen


STVM Rocketry Teams Strive for New Heights
DOWNTOWN AKRON – Nearly 50 students at St. Vincent-St. Mary (STVM) High School are spending the next few weeks aiming for success as they prepare for national rocketry competitions. More...
Akron.com


San Luis Students Aim for National Rocketry Title
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – Three students at San Luis Middle School are hoping that their model rocket will land their school in a national competition's finals for the second year in a row. More...
YumaSun.com


Students launch rockets for STARBASE-Atlantis
After 25 hours of learning in a classroom, fifth grade students at W.H. Rhodes Elementary School launched the culmination of their hard work into the sky on Friday. More...
srpressgazette.com


Countdown Started for 2011-12 "Great Read", Featuring "Rocket Boys"
The future of the American space program once again looms like stars on the horizon, as the United States transitions from the space shuttle program to whatever will come next. More...
Plainfield News


Rocketeers Aiming for the Skies
The Rocketeers are a sport model rocketry club formed about a year and a half ago by Bill Leyrer, an instructor at Red River Technology Center, with a two-fold mission for the organization. More...
The Duncan Banner


Student Teams Take Up NASA Rocket Launch Challenge
More than 500 students from middle schools, high schools and universities across the country will show off their rocketeering skills during a NASA contest in April. More...
space.com


Engineering: The Abridged Lesson
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Nineteen students from both sides of the Mississippi River spent Saturday morning building paper bridges destined to be crushed. More...
The Muscatine Journal


3... 2... 1... Intersession Liftoff
When launching a rocket, don't fire the ejection charge too soon after thrust phase termination. Why? Well, imagine parallel parking at 50 miles an hour, or slamming on bike brakes going full speed downhill. Things could get messy. More...
The Johns Hopkins University


About SARA
SARA is the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) section 545, formed in 1994 for those in Southern Arizona (e.g. Tucson and the rest of the state south of the Gila River). More...
Southern Arizona Rocketry Association


Model Rocket Enthusiasts Share Expertise with Youth
Model rocketry isn't just about watching rockets blast off. It's also about motors, fuel, Newton seconds, gravity, even Sputnik. More...
gazette.com


Shakopee Junior High School Named "Model School"
Shakopee Junior High School is celebrating a recent award that comes with national honors. Project Lead the Way, a national curriculum that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math, named the school a "Model School." More...
Patch


Barr Students Launch Rockets for Educational Fun
It was under 40 degrees and the winds picked up to over 15 mph, but that didn't stop the Barr Middle School 6-graders from having a fun time launching their rockets. Two sixth grade classes made rockets in their technology class and on Dec. 1, Teacher Vinny Garrison brought them to the Nanuet Outdoor Education Center to test them out. More...
Patch


Rockets Spark Students' Engineering Curiosity
"Getting the kids interested in something that will lead to interest in science and math is fun," said Jack Sprague, DARS president who counted down the blastoffs. "There's nothing that grabs them better than a little fire and smoke." More...
Star Local News


5 Great Gift Ideas for Kids in Concord
At West Concord 5 and 10, there is a huge assortment of Estes Model Rockets and plastic model kits, which are great for father-son adventures. More...
Patch


Program Helps Make Math Fun
The project, titled "Rocket Boys Investigation," was based off the movie "October Sky," where the rocket boys were arrested for allegedly setting fire to a woods after they set off a rocket. More... Greene County Daily World

Roeper Sophomore Aims for the Stars with Model Rocket
Emma Kristal, a 10th-grade student at The Roeper School, qualified as a member of the 2012 U.S. Spacemodeling Team for her second consecutive World Spacemodeling Championship competition. More...
hometownlife.com


Rocket Club Gets a Boost From NASA
Students in the Extreme Rocketry Club at Harmony Magnet Academy in Strathmore are getting ready to build a rocket for NASA. More...
The Fresno Bee


2012 Team America Rocketry Challenge
Registration is open for the Team America Rocketry Challenge 2012, a national model rocket competition for U.S. students in grades 7-12. Thousands of students compete each year, making TARC the world's largest model rocket contest. More...
spaceref.com


Rocketry is a Blast at Coalwood's October Sky Festival
COALWOOD– A cold October rain didn't stop a few hundred loyal fans of the "Rocket Boy" experience from traveling to Coalwood on Saturday and taking in the sights, sounds and even smells that have grown to define the annual October Sky Festival. More...
hometownlife.com


Shelton Girl Scout Wins National Rocketry Award
This week's Whiz Kid is a Girl Scout Junior who took home top honors in the National Reach for the Stars Rocket Competition. The following information was sent in as a press release by Tiffany Ventura. More...
Patch


Bloom Montessori Preschoolers Send Rockets Soaring
LONGMONT -- Sunday's bright blue sky and light winds provided the perfect backdrop for Bloom Montessori School students to fire off their model rockets from the playground at Sunset Middle School. More... Longmont Times-Call

Student Rocketeers Wanted for World's Largest Rocket Contest
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration for the world's largest student rocket competition is open now through November 30. The Team America Rocketry Challenge will accept up to 1,000 student teams in grades 7-12 from any U.S. school, home school or non-profit youth organization.
More...
PR Newswire Association LLC.


Extension Youth Educator Believes in the Power of His Students
John Davis, the Youth Educator for the University of Illinois Extension is in constant motion. That is probably his strength as an educator. He demonstrates what he teaches - that being active is a component to a healthy life.
More...
Patch


Dine To Donate To NJHS Rocketry Students
Newark Junior High School Rocketry students are inviting the community to dine at a local restaurant in order to raise funds for their rocketry competition.
More...
Patch


Go For Launch
Nine local public school students in the Experience Aviation STEM Academy at UNT Dallas launched three model rockets in front of a cheering crowd of family and university staff, despite the Texas heat. Students assembled and painted the rockets the previous day. More... North Texas e-News


Rockets to be launched at 'Pasture Blaster'
The Olympic Peninsula Rocketry 4-H Club is filling an 84-acre field off West Uncas Road, off U.S. Highway 101 at Discovery Bay, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28.
More...
The Port Townsend &Jefferson County Leader


Shakopee Technology Teacher Named Best in the State
Shakopee Junior High School teacher T.J. Hendrickson has been named Minnesota State Technology Education Teacher of the Year by the Minnesota Technical Engineering Education Association.
More...
Shakopee Valley News is in Shakopee, MN


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