Hundreds of students, families and staff members at Hillcrest STEAM Academy in Belton gathered outside the school to watch the eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Though Belton was not in the path of totality, residents there witnessed the moon block more than 99 percent of the sun a few minutes after 1 p.m. Monday.
Hundreds of students, families and staff members at Hillcrest STEAM Academy in Belton gathered outside the school to watch the eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Though Belton was not in the path of totality, residents there witnessed the moon block more than 99 percent of the sun a few minutes after 1 p.m. Monday. Kaitlyn Schwers kschwers@kcstar.com
Hundreds of students, families and staff members at Hillcrest STEAM Academy in Belton gathered outside the school to watch the eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Though Belton was not in the path of totality, residents there witnessed the moon block more than 99 percent of the sun a few minutes after 1 p.m. Monday. Kaitlyn Schwers kschwers@kcstar.com

‘It’s almost there!’: Hundreds of students witness partial eclipse from Cass County

August 21, 2017 04:13 PM