Memphis high school’s prized planetarium still needs upgrades, but students are already fascinated by what it can do

By Updated: October 08, 2018 5:21 AM CT | Published: October 07, 2018 7:52 PM CT
<p class=”p1”>Principal Tisha Durrah, left, inspects a part of the planetarium that projects constellations and planets onto the large white dome screen at Craigmont High School. (Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat)

Principal Tisha Durrah, left, inspects a part of the planetarium that projects constellations and planets onto the large white dome screen at Craigmont High School. (Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat)

Keshawn Glover remembers hearing his dad talk about field trips to Craigmont High School’s planetarium decades ago, but last week the high school senior got to experience the school’s crown jewel for himself.

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