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Pines Middle School Students to Ride in a Goodyear Blimp

Friday, April 11, 2014
More than 30 Pines Middle School students, parents and staff will ride in a Goodyear Blimp.
Students have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride in a Goodyear Blimp with their schoolmates and teachers. This ride is the result of a partnership between Pines Middle School and Goodyear.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Rolling ride schedule
Media is invited to cover the event from 9:30 – 11 a.m.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
1500 NE 5th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL  33060
Pines Middle School and Goodyear established a unique partnership aimed at increasing students’ interests in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  As part of the partnership, students participated in a variety of activities inside and outside the classroom. Goodyear employees also visited students to share their experiences, encourage them to work hard and inspire them to explore the "science" side of a tire and service company.  As a reward for their efforts, students are being treated to a ride on a Goodyear blimp!
Media are invited to cover this event from 9:30 – 11 a.m., on Saturday, April 12.
Please contact Tracy Clark, BCPS Chief Public Information Officer, at 754-321-2616,
if you plan to cover this event.
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