STEM News Archive


Washington County Public Schools holds first STEM camp


Herald-Mail Media

CJ Lovelace

June 22, 2017

They flew small drones, battled robots and dropped water balloons from nearly 100 feet up in the air.   It sounded like a fun way to spend a few days over the summer, but it also presented a unique learning experience for about 60 students at Washington ... Read more


Students explore science at Valley Elementary STEM classes


San Diego Union-Tribune

Emily Sorensen

June 22, 2017

Low-income Poway Unified School District students last week had an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math at a week-long summer class session.   The STEM classes, held from June 12 to 16 at Valley Elementary, gave roughly 40 low... Read more


STEM school Chattanooga to receive award for maker minded competition


The Chattanooga.com

May 22, 2017

Six schools in Tennessee are being recognized for outstanding participation in advanced manufacturing and STEM learning and preparedness as part of the MakerMinded competition, including STEM School Chattanooga.    The Lightweight Innovations for To... Read more


Hudson Middle School students win $10,000 in STEM competition


Hudson Star Observer

Hudson Newsroom

May 21, 2017

Two teams from Hudson Middle School have swept state in the eCybermission STEM Competition winning $10,000 in savings bonds.    Since the first day of school, two teams of Project Lead the Way students have been working hard on changing the world. ... Read more


Power of play: Kids use creativity, science to race pushcarts


Pantagraph

Julia Evelsizer

May 21, 2017

Creativity, teamwork and a few doughnuts were the fuel behind a pushcart derby in Normal on Saturday.   The Children’s Discovery Museum hosted the race in a parking lot south of the museum.    Traffic cones, hay bales and flags ma... Read more


Ferry schools making strides with STEM


The Times Leader

Robert A. Defrank

May 20, 2017

Martins Ferry City School District is the National Education Foundation’s Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy of the Year — a distinction that was rewarded with a check for $10,000.   “We will be investing the monies that we... Read more


Munster STEM program earns certification


Chicago Tribune

Jane Bokun

May 15, 2017

Munster High School recently received certification in AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).   "There are a lot of good things about this school and this is just one more thing," said Principal Mike Wells.  ... Read more


Deer Creek Middle School students showcase STEM projects


Columbine Courier

Deborah Swearingen

May 10, 2017

What does a 21st-century classroom look like?   This was the question students at Deer Creek Middle School were tasked with when they showcased STEM projects last Thursday to teachers, family members and friends.    STEM stands for scie... Read more


Idaho education network receives $8,000 STEM grant


KMTV.com

May 10, 2017

The Idaho STEM Action Center has granted $42,000 to the Educate Idaho Network to fund science, technology, engineering, and math projects throughout the state — including $8,000 to the South Central Idaho Education Partnership in Twin Falls.   The ... Read more


Whitlow Elementary named certified STEM school


Forsyth Herald

Kathleen Sturgeon

May 10, 2017

After demonstrating excellence in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, Whitlow Elementary School recently became certified by the state. Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods visited Whitlow May 1 to honor the school for its acc... Read more

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