Santa Rosa Academy Innovation Expo brings fun and learning to students, parents

Santa Rosa Academy students in Menifee demonstrate their projects in engineering, science, technology and mathematics during the school’s annual Innovation Expo, Feb. 11. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Excitement reigned with students, parents and teachers filling up the gym and elementary school quad during the annual Santa Rosa Academy Innovation Expo in Menifee Tuesday, Feb. 11. The expo was one of the independent charter school’s most looked forward to events when the 1,580 students from grades TK through 12 had the opportunity to show off their innovative learning projects to their parents, grandparents and friends on campus. “I think this is great,” parent Cody Harker said who watched his son Jackson show off his Rube Goldberg project of falling dominoes that turn on a light. “I think this is good to get kids interested in science at this level of critical thinking, especially at this young age.” [gallery td_select_gallery_slide="slide" ids="18365,18366,18367,183
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