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Robert Gooding tries his skills at the flight simulator with guidance from Jay LeBoff of Hotseat Chassis, a company that makes flight simulation equipment. Using this set-up, children can learn about physics, engineering, astronomy and other sciences while learning useful skills.
The DeSoto County School District is evaluating whether to start a new public school that would be open to children in grades K through 8 across the district, regardless of where in the county they live. Tentatively called the Lake Suzy Leadership Academy, the school would focus on STEAM subjects: science, technology, engineering, arts and math — plus aviation.
At the first of two public meetings held Tuesday night, School Superintendent Karyn Gary told the audience, “We are doing a feasibility study to see if there is enough interest in this proposed school.” She said it would serve up to 150 students.
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