From left, Envision Science Academy 5th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) students Riley Rollinson, Bryce Miller, Javan Joyner and Spencer Griffin use a water hose to rinse off soil from the roots of a plant that will be part of their aquaponic living system during teacher Jennifer Byrd's class on Aug. 18, 2016. Envision received a ‘B’ school performance grade on new state test results released Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.
From left, Envision Science Academy 5th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) students Riley Rollinson, Bryce Miller, Javan Joyner and Spencer Griffin use a water hose to rinse off soil from the roots of a plant that will be part of their aquaponic living system during teacher Jennifer Byrd's class on Aug. 18, 2016. Envision received a ‘B’ school performance grade on new state test results released Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
From left, Envision Science Academy 5th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) students Riley Rollinson, Bryce Miller, Javan Joyner and Spencer Griffin use a water hose to rinse off soil from the roots of a plant that will be part of their aquaponic living system during teacher Jennifer Byrd's class on Aug. 18, 2016. Envision received a ‘B’ school performance grade on new state test results released Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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