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Mrs. Vengren's class

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All set up and ready for the first class.  So peaceful, quiet and calm...
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10 minutes later... LOL
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Because of the mixed weather, I pre-loaded the motors for the kids.  Here they are preparing their parachutes.
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Group shot of the first of 4 classes.  Chomping at the bit to get their rockets in the air!
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First up!  You gotta love the work these kids put into their paint jobs!
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And we have liftoff!
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Perfect position to catch it too!
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There ya go!
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Yep, better than fielding a baseball!
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The smiles tell the tale!
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Moment of ignition
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Full Power!
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Another good catch!
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The lone rocketeer poses with his rocket.
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Here you can see the lines of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders watching the show.
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And WHAT a show it was, too!
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Flies as good as it looks!
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The most common view as the day wears on.  Upturned faces and smiles!
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And a great reaction when they can catch'em!
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Under power and away
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Good looking rockets here!
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More wonderful decorations for the Thing-a-ma-Jig!
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Nice view showing the finger on the launch button as the model rises into the air!
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Next up looks just as good!
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These kids do ALL the work, I am just a spectator!  Hooking up the micro clips.
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Then pose for a picture!
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Do the work right and  you are rewarded with a great flight!
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And, they ALL did the work right!
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All these kids were certainly proud of their work too
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And for good reason!
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The moment of ignition!  You can even see the micro clips being knocked aside (bottom center, near the pad base)
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Such a serious pose
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Well, rocketry is serious business, isn't it?? 
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Up, up and AWAY!
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Last group for this class, ready to go!
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Great flight!
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One, right after another.  This is what I call FUN!
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We closed the class with the launching of the Decaffeinator with attached glider.  Great fun!
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