The middle school marine science class was learning about Archimedes' principle of buoyancy and how it applies to floating objects. The students designed and constructed cardboard boats that were able to hold at least one person and could be launched and paddled the length of the AFA pool to test this principle of buoyancy.
Please join the Aviation Academy in congratulating Chris Ngan on passing his Private Pilot practical exam. Chris is now a licensed pilot. He joined the Aviation Academy at the beginning of the school year and never stopped working towards his goal of becoming a pilot. He is extremely dedicated and hard working. In earning his license, Chris will also receive college credit toward his degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
The NOSCA, National Office for School Counselor Advocacy, awarded Kim for dedicating her career to promoting equity in education, closing the achievement gap, and helping all students reach their potential. She is committed to making college access and readiness a reality for every student. (video included)
Thank you for helping the children in Nepal with your total contribution of $493.09. This money will help feed the children at a school for half a year. Way to Go! Also thank you to US AmeriBank for keeping track of the donations towards our cause.
We are pleased to announce that all 10 fifth grade students studied and passed their QBH (Qualified Boat Handler) test on May 9th. This is the written/computer test portion of the graduation requirement for our school. The students will complete the sailing portion of their requirement in August when the 2013-2014 school year begins. This is the written/computer test portion of the graduation requirement for our school. The students will complete the sailing portion of their requirement in August when the 2013-2014 school year begins.