Innovative playgrounds were introduced this year at Corl Street, Radio Park and Spring Creek elementary schools, the district’s newest buildings. “I love the new playground,” Radio Park student Benjamin Herickhoff says. “There are so many fun things to do.”
Last spring, Jack Lyke launched his latest course, Aquaponics and Sustainability, with seven students operating two systems. In 300-gallon tanks, they raised tilapia fingerlings to grow lettuce, which they sold to faculty and staff.
Andrés Aradillas-Fernández composed 20 fairy tales in German for his self-published collection translated as “Talking Mountains.” Available through Amazon, his work was inspired by an Advanced German 4 class project.
Dr. Ben Mordan, the new CTC director, takes over a popular program that intends to keep rising. This year, 1,331 students in grades 9-12 are enrolled in a CTC or technology education class, representing 56 percent of the State High population.
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