Monday, August 21, at approximately 2:35 p.m., the metro Atlanta area will experience a 98% solar eclipse. This is an exciting and significant event from both an instructional and a safety perspective. North Springs does not have any school
wide activities planned due to the size of our student body. Students
will be inside the building from 1:30 until dismissal at 3:30 but teachers will be
able to livestream the eclipse coverage in their classrooms. We know that
many parents and students will want to view this historic, once in a lifetime
event, and schools are allowed to code absences as excused for students
partaking in the event off campus. The district's delayed release of elementary students may have an
impact on middle school and high school bus riders later on in the day, as
buses will be off the road from 2:15 to 3:05. This NASA website has a
wealth of information regarding the eclipse event. https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/.
View these Solar Eclipse Videos by
Our own Environmental Science Teacher Mike Warren -
Did you know this eclipse is the first since 1776 to go from coast to coast across the US? Learn this and more!
This is highlighting some historical events that coincide with past eclipses:
This shows the physics of eclipses and what exactly is happening during the eclpse:
This one show the anatomy of the eye and why you should never look at the eclipse without protection: