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NDA Robotics Wins Design Award

Winning one of only three awards given out, R2G2 impressed the judges and earned the VEX Design Award at the Granada Hills Charter High School competition. Sophomore and freshman robotics students were recognized for their outstanding engineering design process, which was clearly documented in their detailed, beautifully handwritten Engineering Notebook. Congratulations R2G2!
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New Season for NDA Robotics

Congratulations to NDA Robotics for advancing to the semifinals at the 2017 Viewpoint competition. NDA Robotics also came home with the Judges' Award for their ability to clearly and passionately describe their engineering design. Go R2G2!
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NDA Students View Solar Eclipse!

Students assembled to witness the 2017 solar eclipse in a variety of ways: using solar glasses, a solar telescope, astronomical binoculars, and pinhole cameras. We thank the Schlei family and the Science Department for the exciting viewing party.
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Rocketry Team Competes in 2017 TARC Finals in Virginia

NDA Rocketry earned a First Place Win in the Team Presentation Competition at the 2017 TARC Finals. Members received a plaque, signed copies of "Hidden Figures" and a framed photograph of the space shuttle. The rocketry team was among the top 101 teams in the nation invited to attend the fly-off in Virginia. Team members also attended a reception on Capitol Hill, visited sights in Washington, D.C., and were given a special tour of Aurora Flight Sciences in Manassas, VA. Congratulations to NDA Rocketry!
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Rocketry Students Learn About Aerospace Industry Opportunities

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Division General Manager Jeff Grant spent an afternoon with 27 members of NDA’s rocketry class. Grant spoke about his involvement with the nearly completed James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which is due for launch in 2018. He also highlighted projects that are in the works at Northrop Grumman, discussed internship possibilities for NDA students, and even gave students a mini-lesson in physics. Mr. Grant expertly fielded questions from NDA students about the multi-nation JWST project such as, “Who gets to decide what it looks at?” Each senior in the class also received individualized advice about their engineering options in college and beyond.
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