Chisholm aiming shooting for 100,000 feet

Chisholm Middle School students, from left, Ashton Curtis, Adeline Tonn, Gracie Rains and Allyson Symonds enjoy themselves while making weather balloon plans. All are members of the PRIDE class video team that's working on a weather balloon this semester. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Space, the final frontier. Kids will go where no Chisholm Middle School student has gone before when they launch a weather balloon in about two months. Well, the balloon will go high into the atmosphere, in the stratosphere, where the air is clear. The students won’t. There’s probably a USD 373 rule against that. Students hope the balloon will climb


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