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Front Row (from left): Sophomore Cristonia Saddler, Science teacher Amy Telford, Junior Wyatt Shuler, Senior Nicolas Rodriguez, Junior Chase Phillips. Second Row (from left): School Improvement Grant Instructional Coach Ed Erwin, Senior Randly Pursley, Science teacher Jennifer Hopkins, Sophomore Kade Gambill. Garrett Bates not pictured.

Sandoval HS Science Team Receives Solar Kit

By Rob Sussman, WJBD News

Sandoval High School's science team received a new Solar Energy Kit on Thursday. The Kit was provided by the Illinois Green Economy Network through their Solar for Schools program in partnership with Kaskaskia College. Sandoval's Science program has been making a name for themselves in a variety of fields. The Agri-science competitors were national finalists. The schools Envirothon team is the current regional champion, and two students competed as state finalists in WYSE. Over the past two years, the school has seen a 117% increase in science scores on the PSAE. 

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