News to stay INSPIREd and Informed
September 2014 Edition
What an exciting year ahead. Last year we were setting the groundwork for grant implementation and this school year we putting into place all the aspects of the i3 INSPIRE grant. This will truly be a team effort, but I know together we will make it happen.Looking forward to a great year!!!
NASA STEM Summer Camp
Students in grades 1-11 came together for a two-week NASA STEM summer camp. It was out of this world!!!! Student engineered rockets, designed space suits, created habitats for life on another planet, made videos, crafted scaled models of planets, talked with NASA professionals and put together rovers. On the last day our middle and high school students created space related games and facilitated them with the elementary students. Read more here
Our STEM teachers had the opportunity to visit local businesses and industries to take behind the scenes look at how they operate. These teachers will use what they experienced to enhance their classroom lessons with real life examples. To learn more read the article from The Independent Tribune here.