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3D Car Project Combines Art, STEMM Classes

Students in the Mixed Media and Print Making art class and the Introduction to Engineering Design STEMM class worked together to design a stock car model to be created on a 3D printer.

"I talked to Dan Badger, the director of the Packard Museum, about the idea of making 3D cars after the students provided drawings," art teacher Marysa Marderosian explained.  "CJ principal John Marshall later suggested asking the Introduction to Engineering Design students to 3D print the models."

Jakob-Fugger and CJ Student Exchange Program Continues

20 students from Jakob-Fugger-Gymnasium in Augsburg, Germany are spending a week with CJ students as part of an ongoing exchange program between the two schools. The exchange began decades ago as Augsburg and Dayton have been Sister Cities since 1964.

"The relationship with the City of Augsburg and Dayton is the longest and one of the strongest ones we have," said Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley during a reception for the students on Tuesday, May 10.

Students Selected for Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program

Eight students will spend their summer at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) as part of the Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program. Half of the students, Allison Huffman '16, Will Huffman '16, Alex Jennison '16 and Ian Simon '16 are returning to the program for their second year.  Abby Arestides '17, Duncan Burke '17, Austin Fuchs '17 and Tommy Krug '16 will be participating in the program for the first time.

#EaglesHelpingEagles During Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

Ahead of the CJ Prom on Saturday, April 16, the school is sponsoring a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week.

"The various activities and events planned for this week are intended to start a conversation in our school community about how students and parents can respond to the real scenarios that face teens today," said school administrator Greg Mueller. "Ultimately we hope to equip our students with tools they can use to help themselves and their friends make smart, healthy decisions in all aspects of their lives."

Walk to State: Poetry Out Loud

Update: Congratulations to Thomas for winning the state Poetry Out Loud competition! He will now compete in the national competition in Washington, D.C. May 2-4.

Road to State: Surrounded by the clapping and cheering of the CJ community, Thomas Ellison '16 participated in a "Walk to State" on Friday, March 18. Ellison will be representing CJ as one of 12 students competing in the state Poetry Out Loud (POL) competition.

C-SPAN Bus Makes a Stop at CJ

Students coming in and out of a bus on a school day is usually uneventful. But on Friday, March 18, nearly 100 students went inside the C-SPAN interactive multimedia presentation center bus when it made a stop at CJ.

"We go to different middle schools, high school and universities and talk about C-SPAN and all of our non-partisan resources," shared Vanessa Torres, a marketing representative with C-SPAN. 

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