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“Good Night Oppy” screened for SystemsGo team

On Sunday, Nov 6, 2022, the entire SystemsGo team was invited to attend an exclusive viewing of Good Night Oppy, the documentary about the Mars rover, Opportunity, which was designed to survive 90 days on the red planet and thrived for 15 years. It was created by...

SystemsGo announces 2023 rocket launch dates in Texas, New Mexico

Oct 24, 2022 SystemsGo, the award-winning high school STEM program based in Fredericksburg, Texas, has announced the launch dates for its four launch sites in Texas and New Mexico. They are: Jal, New Mexico–April 24-26 North Texas/Jack County–April 27-28 Central...

Texas high school rocket sets world record

For Release: Sept 15, 2022 Brazoswood rocket exceeds 45,000 ft at White Sands Missile Range Twenty-one students at Brazoswood High School have officially been notified that they set a new world record for altitude achieved by a high school student-designed and built...

SystemsGo trains teacher for STEM rocketry program

August 15, 2022–Eighteen secondary teachers in Texas and New Mexico took time to be trained in the teaching methodology used for SystemsGo, the project-based rocketry STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) curriculum. In-person and remote instruction was conducted...

Hyatt named Executive Director of SystemsGo

August 8, 2022–The board of SystemsGo has named Rebekah Hyatt as Executive Director, effective July 1. Hyatt has served as Program Director since 2016. In that capacity she revised and updated the curriculum, conducted all teacher training, lead recruiting and...

Rockets2022 Banner Award Winners

July 1, 2022–Students on two teams out of 150 achieved Award Banner performance levels during this year’s Rockets2022 launches, the annual culminating event in the SystemsGo STEM education program. The teams are: Gary High School Silver Tsiolkovsky Level Award 1 lb/1...

Netherland retires as SystemsGo Director

July 1, 2022–After six years as Executive Director of SystemsGo, Scott Netherland has retired effective June 30, 2022. Netherland joined the board in 2009, and was named Executive Director in 2016. During his time in office, he oversaw the growth in the number of high...

George Burns named Assistant Program Director of SystemsGo

June 6, 2022–The Board of Directors of the Fredericksburg Education Initiative, DBA as SystemsGo, has announced the addition of George Burns as Assistant Program Director of the Fredericksburg-based high school STEM rocketry program. “We are pleased to name George...

SAIC awards $5000 to SystemsGo

Mar 14, 2022–SystemsGo, the Fredericksburg, Texas-based high school STEM rocketry program, has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from Science Applications International Corporation’s (SAIC) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Employee Resource...