Welcome to Akron High School
Mr. Joseph Lucenti, Principal
Mr. Stephen Dimitroff, HS/MS Asst. Principal & Athletic DirectorPhone: (716)542-5030ATTENDANCE VOICE MAILBOX: (716)542-5009
World of Tech Rocket Launch
World of Tech students, under the leadership of teacher Mr. Justin Mergenhagen, designed, built and launched their rockets this spring. The rockets are not made from kits. Students follow the design process model, researching, planning, sketching several ideas, developing a material list, constructing and assembling before finally testing on launch day. Each student has the opportunity to launch their rocket twice as each rocket contained a recovery parachute system.
Mr. Mergenhagen was pleased to report that every rocket was successful in the launch with some reaching altitudes of over 700 feet. Thanks are extended to Mr. Hickey's students who were willing to help out in the field with the testing phase. It was an enjoyable end to the one-semester class.