Rena Elementary School recently hosted Back to the Future - Science Through Time. The event was a living museum where students take on roles, including costumes, of famous scientist throughout history. Back to the Future was made possible by a grant from the Van Buren School District Education Foundation.

Museum characters included:

Hannah Arter, Hypatia; Bethany Atwell, Barbara McClintock; Shane Ayotte, Alexander Graham Bell; Logan Bradbury, Theodor Schwann; Audrey Dahlem, Rachel Carson; Lilly Deffenbaugh, Marie Curie; Josh Dunkerson, Julius Oppenheimer; Devin Gattis, Issac Newton; Matt Harper, Albert Einstein; Ahliyah Hoang, Irene Joliet-Curie; Katie Horton, Rosalind Franklin; Kadyn Irwin, Ada Lovelace; Emma Lee, Sally Ride; Rialee Matevia, Maria Mitchell; Connor Miles, Robert Fulton; Ethan Reid, Matthias Schleiden; Emily Rickner, Gertrude Elion; Erin Robinson, Mary Anning; Dylan Storment, Rudolf Virchow; Sydney Thompson, Caroline Herschel.

Ashley Alejandro, Elizabeth Arden; Dylan Barlow, Orville Wright, Cole Bolton, Louis Pasteur; Kinley Brown, Elizabeth Blackwell; Tyler Burns, Leonardo Da Vinci; Pacey Copeland, Archimedes; Xander Crane, Aristotle; Parker Gregory, Thomas Edison; Joyce Ho, Florence Nightingale; Truc Hau, Cheing Shiung-Wu; Heidi Lansdell, Jane Goodall; Meagan Lewison, Lise Meitner; Landon Magadon, Karl Benz; Blake Morris, Neil Armstrong; Andrew Orellana, Nikola Tesla; Triston Phillips, Galileo Galilei; Greyson Polk, Wilbur Wright; Taylor Roe, Alice Evans; Chris Russell, Robert Hooke; Ahmiley Sayvongsa, Clara Barton; Hayden Stover, Benjamin Franklin; and Gage Strasser, Eli Whitney.