Students in Richard Owen’s Flex Time class on rocketry spent Wednesday afternoon, May 15, launching their creations, including this large rocket that required a Notice to Airmen requirement to the local airport because of the height the rocket could reach.

Blast Off!

Luverne High School band instructor Richard Owen gave his jazz band students a little extra lesson May 15.

Three days before the district closed for the summer, Owen and his students set up a launch pad on the west side of the school campus.

About a dozen rockets of varying sizes were constructed by the students or assembled from kits and were ready for their maiden flights.


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