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Dual enrollment astronomy course would be an out-of-this-world opportunity

Could astronomy be the science of the future for FCPS?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

December 17, 2018

Hawking's ideas about the study of astronomy apply to Frederick County Public Schools. There are three science course requirements that every high school student in Frederick County must fulfill: physics, biology, and chemistry. These three science courses all center around terrestrial matters...

Hidden Figures plays for blocks 1 and 2 : Photo of the Day 3/7/18

Students watch Hidden Figures during the SAT day.

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

March 7, 2018

On March 7th, freshmen and sophomores watched Hidden Figures in the auditorium during 1st and 2nd block, while juniors were taking the SAT's. Hidden Figures is about three African American women, mathematicians,  working hard to get what they want. Segregation keeps getting in their way whenever the...

News for February 15, 2018

by Lancer Media

February 15, 2018

Today we honor the women whose contributions to NASA are highlighted in the movie, Hidden Figures and the first African American female astronaut. Katherine Goble was a mathematician who contributed to our air and space programs with the early application of computers at NASA. Mary Jackson was a mat...

See Oscar nominee Hidden Figures: You’ll never complain about math again

See Oscar nominee Hidden Figures: You'll never complain about math again

by Alex Ismael, Reporter

February 22, 2017

Hidden Figures, directed by Theodore Melfi  is a historical drama based on the true story of three African American women who worked at NASA as human computers. It was nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Octavia Spencer) and Best Adapted Screenplay. I believe this movi...

Get your boarding pass to Mars: Photo of the Day 9/8/15

Dillon explains the InSight Mission to Mars and the Send Your Name to Mars program to her third period Chemistry class.

by Olivia DuBro, Managing Editor

September 8, 2015

On March 4, 2016, NASA will launch another spacecraft named Atlas V 401, and it's bringing citizens from Earth-- their names, at least-- along for the ride. NASA is offering a special program called  InSight Mission to Mars, in which citizens from across the globe register their names to be added to a chip engraved w...

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