If your travels around Amarillo has taken you down Plains Blvd you no doubt have noticed the transformation happening at the former Hastings Distribution Center.

It really has been neat to watch as the one building went away and it transformed to the beauty it is now. As I drove by the other day with my daughter she commented that they got all the cool things after she graduated. I told her for the longest time I didn't even have air conditioning in my classroom. So yeah, things change.

credit: Melissa Bartlett, TSM
credit: Melissa Bartlett, TSM
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AmTech is going to take the place of AACAL here in Amarillo and will offer a variety of classes to its students. There will be nine different schools with thirty different career paths. So this is going to be such a neat thing for our Amarillo students.

Coming up on April 20th from 4pm until 8pm there will be a ribbon cutting and open house. You will have the opportunity to see first hand everything going on inside. From Amarillo Independent School District's Facebook:

Curious about AmTech? This event is open to the community so mark your calendar and make plans to join us for an insider's tour of the nation's premier career academy. Experience the AmTech difference, as students demonstrate their cool tech learning tools!
-Medical Arts Anatomage Table
-APEX VR Law Enforcement Lab
-Aerospace Engineering Flight Simulator
-Dental Training Manikins
-Robots & More
credit: Amarillo Independent School District
credit: Amarillo Independent School District
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They will also be able to answer any questions you may have. Before then you can also check out their website HERE. If you have students that are interested in AmTech they can get a jump on checking out everything they have to offer.

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credit: Melissa Bartlett, TSM
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credit: Melissa Bartlett, TSM
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Test Your Texas: How Many of These Jeopardy! Questions Can You Answer?

Jeopardy! as we know it has been on the air since 1984, but the show got its start way back 1964.

Over the decades, the writers have managed to keep coming up with challenging questions to test the intellectual might of America's best and brightest (and sometimes softball questions for celebrities).

Texas is a place packed with personality, culture, and history, and there've been hundreds of questions/answers about the Lone Star State. Let's take a look at a few recent ones, and keep an eye out because we'll add more soon to test your Texas trivia skills and challenge newcomers.

How many of these can you get right without Googling?

Can You Guess These Towns From Their Satellite Photos?

I'm always down for a good brain challenge. This one however got the best of me.
It's always a fun time looking up address or cities and seeing them from a satellite point of view. You start pointing out landmarks and things you recognize.

One thing you don't account for however is something looking bigger or smaller than you seemed to think it was. So we started grabbing a bunch of these satellite pictures of cities and towns around Amarillo.

As we looked at them, we thought to ourselves, "how fun would this be to actually have to GUESS what these places are?". So away we went.

Go ahead and try to see how many you can guess correctly!