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Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 5th Annual Middle School Galaxies Exhibition, Thursday, January 29, all day (8:00 AM - 3:15), at the Middle School Complex.  Students will be on hand to provide information during A and E periods.  

The 6th grade class has worked hard to create this interstellar phenomena for your pleasure.  Gain insight into the non-fictional world of our universe with facts and details about our solar system.   Then dive deep into the fictional world of the creatures and aliens that may occupy these habitats.  Students focused on adapation and researched the environment of these fictional creatures.  Questions?  Contact Johnathan BySura.

Emily Cheung boldly challenged the icy cold waters of Indian Lake earlier this week, to test the sea worthiness of her newly constructed boat.  Donning a wet suit and with the assistance of STEAM classmates and teacher, Brian Phillips, Em carefully stepped aboard her delicate craft for its first “shake down” cruise.  With little fanfare and some anxiety but high hopes, Em Cheung launched the boat she named the Silver Dash.

The newly built craft made of PVC pipe and duct tape leaked some, but nevertheless it stayed buoyant and strong enough to take her teacher on as a passenger.   This was a crucial test and helped Emily discover flaws and problems so that she can make alterations and adjustments to her intrepid little boat.  She spent many hours steaming and bending pvc pipe and cutting and smoothing over many rolls of duct tape.  Emily deemed her first test a success and she learned many things that will improve her boat. 

In a game where everyone played, and almost everyone scored, Rabun Gap defeated Shannon Forest 73-22 to improve their record to 14-5 (3-1).  The Eagles wasted no time with a 26-point first quarter, eventually claiming a 46-10 lead by halftime.

Senior Luka Majstorovic was the leader of the Eagles's offense with 23 points, including 15 during the first period. He also contributed six rebounds, one steal and two blocks.  Freshman Abba Wague sank three three-pointers and scored a season high 13 points. Also chipping in for the Eagles were junior Illia Ilicic with season highs in points and rebounds (9 points and 7 rebounds), junior Niko Harrell (6 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals), freshman Adama Kpaan (6 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals), junior Shaquille Lee (6 points, 1 rebound), junior Kenneth Hines (4 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds, 1 steal), Junior Josh Lee (3 points, 2 steals) and Senior Ryan Charnoky (2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals).  The Eagles finished the game with 38 rebounds (14 offensive/24 defensive), two blocks and 13 steals.

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