Mr. Chapman's Jaffrey Grade School students are trying not to crunch Pringle chips. The Pringle challenge is a national STEM activity focused on the design of protective packaging. Students work in groups to design a packaging system that will safely ship a single Pringle chip across the country.
During the last week in March, drum beats rocked through the Rindge Memorial School hallways and gymnasium. Youth Beatz, an artist in residence program, brought the joy of drumming to RMS students. Rich Regione (Mr. Rich), founder of Youth Beatz, discovered his passion for drumming as a child. This passion became his personal mission to bring unity, kindness, and respect to young people.
Is it possible that our community could be fostering one of the world’s next great inventors? In November, sixth graders began exploring problems that require a solution. Students analyzed the problems and brainstormed invention solutions. After months of trial and error, students celebrated their final inventions by displaying them at the January 18th Invention Convention.