Space Program Rocketry Team

Two students, Turner Whitmoyer ’20 and Jae Smith ’22 achieved their Level 1 Certification thru the National Association of Rocketry to fly high power rockets. The certification requires the flyer to build a high power rocket completely on their own and demonstrate they can fly it safely. The recovery system must function, and the flyer must answer some basic technical questions about their rocket and the motor they are using. After the flight, the rocket must be reviewed by the witnesses of the flight to insure it is undamaged and then signed off as a valid certification. The team also launched other individual and group projects. Congratulations to Turner and Jae for their successful certification flights! 

Pictured are Jacob Nathan '21, Alex Kmetko '22, Ted Applebaum '22, Turner Whitmoyer '20, Ben Daye '22, Jae Smith '22
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Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216-831-2200
University School serves 870 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.