Student Interest

BLOG: Inside the Music, No. 1 – Setting the stage

By |2019-11-13T12:07:16-08:00October 23rd, 2019|Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Home Feature 2, Music, Student Interest|

Ever since I can remember, I have wanted to be a songwriter. There's something beautiful about being able to artistically and creatively express myself. I wrote my first song when I was 13 and played it for everyone that would listen.

BLOG: Amateur rocketry No. 2: Juniors begin experimentation, learn through trials

By |2019-11-13T12:41:58-08:00October 11th, 2019|Blogs, Home Feature 1, Student Interest|

Under a hastily decorated tree stood an assortment of packages. A large, generic brown box peaked curiosity to its contents. My turn came, and I moved over to the tree to collect the prize. On first glance I failed to understand the markings on the outside of the boxes inside.

BLOG: Amateur rocketry reaches for the skies

By |2019-11-13T12:41:46-08:00August 30th, 2019|Blogs, Feature Blog, Home Feature 1, Student Interest|

Behind a hill in Lompoc, CA, propellant pumped to 1,000 psi surged through nine Merlin 1D rocket engines. At 10:54 a.m., Jan 14, 2017, Falcon 9’s hold-down clamps released and 614 tons floated on fire and smoke.