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St. John's School Science Fair winners advancing to regional competition include front row, Andraya Thorkildson (blue ribbon), Marty Lau, Billy Wilson, Evan Kaiser, Roman McNamara, Allison Wentzler, Charlie Endres, David Petit, and Elisa Kurzawski. Middle row: Ben Clemens (blue ribbon), Julia Kurzawski, Grace Sieben, Cassie Bauer, Ben Kaiser, Lukas Hanson (blue ribbon), Abby Strommen (blue ribbon), and Shawn Thorkildson; and back row: Isabelle Petit (blue ribbon). (Star Gazette photo by Jane Lightbourn)

St. John’s students create their own science experiments

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Charlie Endres loves his Legos and racing cars. 

He put them together and created a science experiment for the annual St. John the Baptist School (Vermillion) science fair.


The other students in grades 3 to 6 –- and some first- and second-grade students –- also put their creativity to good use and filled the community room at the school on Friday.

A fifth-grader, Charlie decided to determine if the weight of the Lego car had an effect on the distance it would travel.

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