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Wood River Valley 7th Graders Design Drones In New Program

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A Wood River Middle School student catches her drone after a performance.


Hailey’s Wood River Middle School has a new program for 7th-graders: “Drone Designers" teaches students to code and choreograph live drone performances to music. Joining Idaho Matters are curriculum designer Erika Liebel, Wood River Middle School Teacher Melanie Schrader, and a 7th grade alum of the program Freya Colville.

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.