STEM - Strategies That Engage Minds
NHS Advanced Applied S.T.E.M. Academy Tower
Our Academy Mission...
NHS Advanced Applied STEM Academy will maximize each student’s academic capacity and learning through the interdisciplinary infusion of STEM literacy and habits of practice that promote the use of inquiry, creative and critical thinking, real-world applications, problem solving, rigor and reflection.
Our Academy Vision...
Excellence in Education through Strategies That Engage Minds
STEM Leadership in ACTION...Meet Mrs. Kari 'Mama' Cobb!
Advanced Applied STEM Academy Director/Tower Coordinator
Welcome to the NHS Advanced Applied S.T.E.M. Academy Tower! Mrs. Kari 'Mama' Cobb, our Academy's Director and Tower Coordinator was born and raised right here in Eastern NC, near the beach and Camp Lejeune, the largest amphibious base in US. Mrs. Cobb has over 15 years of teaching face-to-face and online with 8 years of experience learning online as well.
Mrs. Cobb recently attained her Specialist Degree of Education with an emphasis in Educational Technology/Online Educator and a hybrid focus in Technology in Schools (M Ed) as well as Learning Systems Design & Development (LSDD) from the University of Missouri. Her colorful background also includes an MBA from UOP, BSBA (Management and Organizational Development) from University of Mount Olive and a certificate in Business and Marketing Education from NC State University.
Mrs. Cobb also holds many professional certifications to include: Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE), and Internet and Computer Core Certified (IC3).
Mrs. Cobb's contributes organization, leadership, and collaborative teamwork to Northside High School through her extensive leadership experience to include Advanced Applied STEM Academy Director/Tower Coordinator, AVID Co-Coordinator (National AVID HS Demo Site), Co-Dept Chair-CTE (with 8+ Teachers), Mentor Teacher (with 4+ Teachers), Safe and Civil School Committee, Freshman Class Advisor, Online Educator/Facilitator, Freshman Transition Director, AVID Site Team, and School Leadership Team.
Mrs. and Mr. Cobb are happily married and the proud parents of 4 boys and 3 girls, ages 23, 22, 20, 17, 13, 11, and 2 years old. Mrs. Cobb loves yard work, painting, and also looks forward to a GREAT opportunity collaborating with you!
NHS STEM Students are GLOBAL!
Our Academy Purpose...
NHS Advanced Applied STEM Academy will equip all students with the necessary 21st century skills to graduate career and college ready to be competitive in a global society.
NHS STEM Academy Visits Wayne Community College
Degree Programs (Click on name/link for more information)
Diplomas (Click on name/link for more information)
Computer Integrated Machining – Basic Machining
Computer Integrated Machining – CNC Operator
Computer Integrated Machining – CNC Programming
Computer Integrated Machining – Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Computer Integrated Machining – Coordinate Measuring Machine
Computer Integrated Machining – Intermediate Machining Certificate
Electronics Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology – Drafting
Mechanical Engineering Technology – Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology – Tool Design
Mechatronics Engineering Technology
Sustainability Technology – Building Science
Sustainability Technology – Energy Management
Welding Technology – MIG Welding
Welding Technology – Stick Welding
Welding Technology – TIG Welding
'I like how business-oriented they are with their classes.'
'What I liked most about our trip to Wayne Community College was the layout of the automated simulation system of the store or other types of processes.'
'This was AWESOME!'
NHS STEM Students have CHARACTER!
NHS STEM Students COMPETE in the Onslow County Science & Engineer Fair
Tamara, Maya, and Alex
"We were pleased with our project and felt that it could have represented Onslow County at the state level."
Dejha and Khulan
"The experience was great for us to become familiar with the expectations of this competition. We will be better prepared for next year."
Khalil, Felimon, and Eli
"The competition was stiff but we will get them next year."
Tamara, Maya, and Alex
Dejha and Khulan
NHS STEM Students are PROFESSIONAL!
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ACT WorkKeys Test- UPDATE!
Our STEM Academy Seniors ROCKED the ACT WorkKeys scores! See below...
STEM Students are College Ready!
AP TEST Preparation
Northside is AVID about S.T.E.M.!
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We are in need for proctors for our upcoming exams in January. Please contact Assistant Principal Dr. McDuffie to sign up.
Driver’s education classes are now open for registration.
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If you have any questions please contact the North Carolina Driving School at (252)321-6700.
Classes begin November 9, December 1, February 8, April 4, and May 3