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July 28, 2021

GETTING SET to launch a rocket, Sweet Home Junior High students, from left, Kaiden Weatherly, Gabriel Majors and Corrin Fletcher, and teacher Robbie Ellis do final inspections Monday, July 26.

Principal Terry Martin stands on the bank of a pond on a sunny summer morning and baits a hook for one of some 25 middle-school-aged teens, all with fishing rods, milling about and casting into the water.

It's the third day of summer school at Sweet Home Junior High and this is one of multiple activities taking place this morning, all over town.

At the junior high, a similar group is launching rockets. Still another is working with Legos, creating robots.

Later in the week, a group will head to the coast for some hands-on marine biology with Marine Discovery Tours in Newport. Oh, and there'...



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