Students launch the Sister Jeri and other rockets

Students launch the Sister Jeri and other rockets

guardianschool8thgraders-webThe Guardian Angels Regional School eighth grade class show the rockets they built with a grant from the Air Force Association.

The Guardian Angels Regional School eighth grade class participated in building model rockets through a grant from the Air Force Association.

Veronica Tortella, eighth grader and Student Council President said, “I really enjoyed seeing the whole process from start to finish. Working in groups and putting the rockets together was a great experience.” Eighth grader, Nico Cimino commented, “It has helped my education take off.”

The eighth graders worked in groups of three to assemble the rockets, to plan out the flight patterns, and to calculate the velocity and distance. Their hard work was displayed at the GARS Annual Walk-A-Thon in front of the entire student body. Rockets were shot off as an opening performance with a grand finale of the “Sister Jeri” rocket, named after the students’ principal, Sister Jerilyn Einstein.

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