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Arlington teacher heading to South Pole

Katey Shirey, an 11th-grade teacher at Washington-Lee High School, will spend a month working on an experiment investigating the production of cosmic rays and tiny, elusive particles known as neutrinos.

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Arlington high school teacher heads to South Pole in name of science, education
Article | The stakes were high last week in Katey Shirey's 11th-grade physics class at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington County. Students worked diligently, wrapping reflective Mylar around cardboard boxes as they thought through the physics of their creations: solar ovens.

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