SOMERS, N.Y. – A school of trout hatched and raised by a ninth-grade earth science class at Somers High School has just been released into the waters of Westchester.
Last October, the class received 20 soon-to-hatch fish eggs from the Department of Environmental Protection, along with a tank, filters and fish food.
“It was cool to watch them grow,” said Matthew Pontbriand. “We named one fish Nemo and another one Flipper, because he was swimming upside down.”
The project started with a test of Somers drinking water. It measured 7 on the pH scale, indicating ...