Salem-News_StudentBoat St. John’s Prep [in Danvers, Massachusetts] is known for its academics and sports, but for the past few months, members of the engineering club have been learning what it takes to build a wooden rowboat.

It has been a challenge building the 13 1/2’, flat-bottom Sissy Do skiff. But with the boat nearing completion, the process turned out to be a good way for physics teacher Marcus Soule, who also advises the engineering club, to give students a hands-on learning experience.

Read more about St. John’s students building a wooden skiff.


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