Tom Kirk (Tiger Trades Academy, La Junta) has been an innovative leader and visionary in learning for rural Colorado and beyond. He led students, teachers, and even a superintendent from La Junta and Manzanola to visit STEM School Highlands Ranch, Children’s Hospital, and Lockheed Martin 
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Can you imagine adults so excited to share their work that the energy felt like being at an elementary school show & tell? Isn’t that the dream we have for our students’ future careers?      Felsburg Holt & Ullevig were our hosts for a 
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STEM School Highlands Ranch began with the help of aerospace engineers and continues to be inspired by this industry, especially the great people from Lockheed Martin.   Lockheed Martin asked the Space Foundation to provide an opportunity for a week-long class immersion January 13-17 with 
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Thanks to Littleton Adventist Hospital, STEM students were able to attend a lecture on Jan. 14, 2020 given by Dr. VanSickle and another on March 6th by Dr. Hugate.   After earning a masters and doctorate in bioengineering, Dr. VanSickle pursued a career in neurosurgery. 
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What happens when students from India share computer Science ideas with students from Colorado? Accelerated Global Learning!   The STEM School Highlands Ranch students came to school at 7:10 am. Across the world, it was 7:40 pm in Jaipur, India.  The topic being discussed was 
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I have two extremely passionate students that are very interested in working with fusion/nuclear processes. Do we have anyone within our community partners that can help out, counsel, or take these students under their wing for each student’s passion project.           
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Session Two: Friday April 10, 2020 1:00 pm MST LINK   Listen to this: LINK   Now, listen to this.   Here is some science used to write the song: LINK    Attached is an accompaniment track for you to sing along to.  Go ahead! 
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On April 8th at 4:30 pm we were host to the third in a series of meetings with Lockheed Martin.  Darin Bolthouse from Lockheed Martin’s CHIL (Collaborative Human Immersive Laboratory) was be the presenter.  *See below for details.   The idea of this series is to start 
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STEM School Highlands Ranch HS business teacher Allison Doe worked with VISA on an entrepreneurial challenge called the VISA Everywhere Initiative.   The VISA Everywhere Initiative for STEM began in the spring 2020 semester, culminating with the final presentation on April 15, 2020.     
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