Westminster Middle School Robotics had a successful competition this past Saturday, with all of our teams competing for a chance to qualify for the state level. Teams 6199A (Andrew Thompson, Christopher Huang, Joseph Kuester), 6199C (Theron Boozer, Henry Banner) and 6199E (Willem Mandel) all worked hard but came up short against stiff competition. The remaining two … More Robotics, Future City Competitions
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
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!
Yesterday, the 8th Grade Future City class used the SawStop Table Saw to cut the base of their city model boards. I love this saw because if you touch the blade while it is spinning, the mechanisms in the saw will immediately retract and stop the blade; it’s really amazing. Here are the students cutting … More Future City Class Uses SawStop Table Saw