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Marian Catholic Students Will View Great American Eclipse With NASA at SIU

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Marian Catholic students ready to view the Great American Eclipse, shown here with Trina Orlando and a cameraman from NBC 5 Chicago. (Photo: Marian Catholic on Facebook)

Chicago Heights, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Marian Catholic High School will send about 250 students to Carbondale Monday, August 21, to view the Great American Eclipse.

The students will experience the solar eclipse at NASA’s viewing site at Southern Illinois University’s Saluki Stadium.

Coordinated by Ms. Jennifer Clifford, Dean of Women and Marian Catholic science teacher, the trip was highlighted on an NBC 5 Chicago News broadcast.

View the broadcast from NBC 5 here.

Students at Marian Catholic that day in Chicago Heights will view the 85% eclipse during an outdoor assembly using protective eye wear.

The event is touted as The Great American Eclipse. Get more information about the eclipse here.

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