Published: January 15, 2009
Mr. Spuck's students: Jennifer Butchart, Shana Kennedy, Alix Holcomb, Rachele Siegel, Matt Walentosky, Sandy Weiser, and Samantha Wheeler, collectively invested over 500 hours into their Spitzer Research. This included things like follow-up observations, literature searches, data analysis, presentation preparation, etc. Students Jennifer Butchart and Rachele Siegel, and teacher Tim Spuck were awarded time on the Kitt Peak 0.9 Meter Telescope for research associated with their Spitzer Project.
January 14, 2009 - Matt Walentosky was selected as Semifinalists of the Intel Science Talent Search 2009. He is one of 300 chosen from among 1,608 entrants representing 495 high schools in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and five overseas schools. He will receive a $1000 scholarship and the School District will receive an additional $1,000. Matt will now move on to compete for a slot as one of 40 finalists. Finalists will be announced at the end of the month. (http://www.intel.com/pressroom/archive/releases/20090114edu.htm)