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Grades 9 and 10 Science participated in AISM's first Rube Goldberg Machine Project. A Rube Goldberg Machine is a contraption intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overly complicated way. Using common, household materials, students had to raise the AISM Logo 1 meter in the air, but with many other requirements. Check out the full story and three videos.

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We hear you're leaving us. “Your life is a story of TRANSITIONS. You are always leaving one chapter BEHIND while MOVING ON to the next.” (Source:

Transitions can be very challenging. They bring a mixture of excitement for our next adventure and sadness for leaving our home, our friends and the place we live. It can bring on many feelings. We’ve attached an info sheet to support you and your family. The sheet includes different reactions children can have while going through this process of “Transition” as well as age appropriate strategies to support everyone.

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Are you missing the Library as much as I am? Please check out this quick video on creating an Epic! Books account for your kids. Some teachers are using this tool as an additional resource, but if your kids don't have an account, that is OKAY. Creating one is easy, and if your student's teacher uses it in the future, all you have to do is add her/his class code. Check it out!

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