In Mrs. Weininger’s Econ for Entrepreneurs class, students used the Hue Animation Stop-Motion kits to create their own advertisements for products that they love. Are you sold? Powerade Making Cupcakes
Our Steam Lab has always had safety rules and first aid kits, but this semester the Steam Team faculty committed to taking a careful look at our procedures and improving safety protocols. This August, Clarkson Hall (the middle school building) got our own nurses’ station and nursing team, lead by Mrs. McCauley. This installation has … More First Aid Training for STEAM Faculty
The WoodCats have been meeting all semester to learn the about the tools in our steam lab, and wow – they are having a lot of fun! Check out the amazing Christmas trees they’ve built! Most of the kids took their tree home, but Mr. Egan, new to our faculty and the club sponsor, was … More WoodCats Christmas Tree Build
Students in Mrs. Mares’ classes wrote their own stories to practice their French writing skills. To also incorporate speaking skills, she thought that stop motion animation would be a fun way to elevate their stories, but as most know, stop motion is a very time consuming adventure, so she came to the steam team for … More Hue Animation, the New Software in Town
It’s the last week for students in Future Cities to work on their projects. Once the final touches are made on their research papers and models, they will make their final presentations in class next week. This was an unexpectedly fun class to be a part of. I’ll have to admit, when I first saw … More Future City Update
7th grade student’s in Mr. Egan’s classes are studying innovation, technology, resourcefulness, and creativity throughout American history. Each student was assigned a particular time in history to research. Abby’s paper about resourcefulness on the home front during World War 2 is a particularly good example of student writing. After the research paper, students made a plan … More Innovation, Technology, Resourcefulness, and Creativity in American History
The 8th grade Science Fair is definitely my favorite academic event of the year, and the 2017 candidates absolutely impressed the judges. Will Jenkins loves to play tennis and realized that tennis balls need to be assessed by professional hands to determine if they should be reused. He did hundreds of tests to determine the … More SCIENCE FAIR!!
We are only weeks away from the end of Fall 2017, and that means deadlines are quickly approaching for semester course projects. Office Hours is a bustling hub of activity!! Here’s a few things that were happening today! Science Fair & Shark Tank Economics Students work all semester to research and develop their ideas, write … More End of Semester Crunch Time!
4th period is always busy in the lab with both the Art & Architecture class and Future Cities class. Art & Architecture is on the 3rd semester of their 1,500 sq. ft. tree house, slated to be erected at Truly Living Well in of May of 2018. Future Cities is currently building the scale models … More 4th Period Friday Update!
7th grade girls in Coach Roberts and Coach Stout’s PE classes were busy in the lab, cooking up a storm of delicious smoothies! The girls are studying nutrition and how each nutrient helps the body to stay healthy and functioning properly. A plethora of ingredient options were out on the tables, and the girls worked … More STEAMy Smoothies!!