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Iona Preparatory School Receives Grant To Install A WeatherBug Station On Campus

The WeatherBug which is located outside Iona Prep's library
The WeatherBug which is located outside Iona Prep's library
Iona Preparatory School has recently received a grant allowing the school to install WeatherBug, an application for PC’s and Mac’s that features weather updates and forecasts from Iona Prep’s Upper School Campus. The grant, which was secured by Mrs. Maureen Kiers, Principal of Iona Preparatory School, allows Iona Prep to stay on the cutting edge of science and technology.

“The installation of the WeatherBug at Iona Prep will benefit our students greatly,” began Brother Thomas R. Leto CFC, President of Iona Preparatory School. “Our science courses will now be more interactive, our students will be able to tap into the WeatherBug and take advantage of the research, resources and information the application has to offer, and the school community will have another weather forecasting feather!” He concluded, “WeatherBug helps strengthen an already impressive science curriculum.  Who knows, it might even lead to more accurate weather predictions so our students can prepare for snow days!” In addition to its use in the classroom, Iona Prep’s partnership with WeatherBug will allow local, regional, and national TV and radio outlets to link to the feed from Iona Prep. If you would like to see the WeatherBug in action please visit http://weather.weatherbug.com/weather-safety/online-weather-center/OnlineWeatherCenter.aspx?aid=5752

If you have any questions please contact Vic Cristiano ’05 by email at vcristiano@ionaprep.org or by phone at (914) 600-6190.

About Iona Preparatory School
Iona Preparatory School is an all-boys private, K-12 Catholic institution founded in 1916 by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. Iona Prep’s mission is to educate young men to be moral, ethical leaders, developing the whole person in the heritage of Blessed Edmund Rice and the American Catholic tradition to be life-long learners, responsible to their commitment of service to others, confident in their self-worth, while being supported by a challenging and innovative college-preparatory curriculum in relationship with dedicated and caring faculty and community. For more information, please visit www.ionaprep.org





Nummy December 17, 2013 at 10:14 AM
This is going to bug a lot of people.

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