Hope floats

Nicholas Gropp watches his balloon float down to the ground Thursday morning. A science experiment by the third, fourth and fifth grade class of Jay Stoeckl at Pleasant View Elementary never got off the ground as it appeared the balloons did not get enough hot air in them to take off. Students learned that not all experiments work out as planned. Enlargephoto

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Nicholas Gropp watches his balloon float down to the ground Thursday morning. A science experiment by the third, fourth and fifth grade class of Jay Stoeckl at Pleasant View Elementary never got off the ground as it appeared the balloons did not get enough hot air in them to take off. Students learned that not all experiments work out as planned.