Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Students at the Hannah More School learned how everyday processes like video games and baseball are based in science at Wednesday's STEM fair.
While Hannah More students get their share of math and science in their classrooms, seeing their academic subjects at work in real life can be a much more meaningful experience. At Wednesday morning’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fair, students conducted and participated in demonstrations that showed them how lipids and proteins interact, how scientific properties govern ice cream-making and how salt water can carry electricity. “They get exposed to seeing science in a different light and math in a different light,” said high school science teacher Scott Derby. “They’re getting to see hands on, to hopefully ignite that spark of interest.” Students created project boards that were displayed in the school’s gymnasium. …
Friday, April 20, 2012
The entire McDonogh family came out to witness and celebrate the laying of the cornerstones for the school's future STEM building.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Students, faculty, and benefactors, clad in "McDonogh Orange" hard hats, gathered on campus to witness the cornerstone laying for the Naylor Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Building on Thursday, April 12. “This is an extraordinary moment for the McDonogh Community as we begin to create new spaces that will broaden and enhance the teaching environment for our faculty and learning opportunities for our students," said Headmaster Charlie Britton in his welcoming remarks. “While the cornerstone laying represents the official start of construction, it also signifies McDonogh’s commitment to the future.” He continued by thanking McDonogh’s dedicated supporters. “This celebration is the culmination of many years of hard work and…
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
School officials aim to develop science, technology, engineering and math skills through fair.
Glyndon Elementary School students will further develop their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills at at the annual STEM fair in May. The school held an information session for parents on Thursday, Jan. 6, on the fair. The fair features science projects that are researched, implemented and analyzed by fourth and fifth grade students. The meeting was held to inform parents what will be expected from students during the project and to answer their questions. Parents who attended the meeting seemed to think the project was a great opportunity for their kids. Sarah Ammar, who has a son and daughter who attend Glyndon Elementary, said that after seeing her daughter complete a project last year, she knows how much the …