Chihuly in the STEAM

On September 20th, students from Kristen Orsini’s Language classes and Jennifer Timmis’ Pre-Algebra classes attended the Chihuly exhibit at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.  Dale Chihuly is a world-renowned artist whose glass installations are found around the world in historic cities, museums, and gardens. Visiting the exhibit was the culminating experience of a STEAM project whose … More Chihuly in the STEAM

Training & Treehouses

The tool training for Kelly Weininger’s Shark Tank went great. The students’ comfort level with the tools now was readily apparent when, on the following day, they were busy making things rather than at a standstill asking questions about a tool.  Also by having them get familiar with the tools, I think their minds were … More Training & Treehouses

New Improvements

Our STEAM Lab is constantly undergoing improvements, and this week is no exception! We were able to set up a Band Saw and a Hazmat cabinet.  These tools will definitely help us to expand our creation capabilities. Mr. Mackay’s advertising class made stamps this week using the laser cutter. The students made their design in … More New Improvements

Bristle Bots!

Westminster will be going to the Maker Faire in Decatur on Saturday October 1, 2016. The Maker Faire is a gathering of inquisitive people who who love learning and sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue to for these “makers” to show all types … More Bristle Bots!