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Erin Rocket Club visits Gilroy Astrobotony Lab, UW Madison

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Erin School Rocket Club met with Dr. Richard Barker, of the Gilroy Astrobotony Lab, for guidance on the experiments they are preparing for the 2019 Rockets for Schools rocket launch.  Dr. Barker also discussed the Gilroy Astrobotony’s work with NASA in figuring out how plants can be grown on future… Continue Reading Erin Rocket Club visits Gilroy Astrobotony Lab, UW Madison

Spelling really does count!

The 10 contestants in the Spelling Bee worked their way through 178 words until seventh grader Emily N. spelled ‘dragoons’ correctly to win first place.  Fourth grader Alex Z. was a close second.  Each class 4th-8th grade sent two contestants who spelled words such as richochet, merengue, Hispaniola, grandiose, and incessant.  The students did a… Continue Reading Spelling really does count!

Garden beauty

An eighth grader at Erin School recently won a grant-writing contest that allowed the school to implement a garden program that she had proposed.   Courtney Kirley was the Student State Ambassador from Wisconsin at the 2016 Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit at Purdue University.  At the summit, she competed against students… Continue Reading Garden beauty