Sharing Our Good News (11/12/21)


Elementary Veterans' Day Celebration

From Mrs. Tracy’s 4th grade class today: “Students listened to a book from retired Army Major David Hutton. Then he had the students open up MRE’s to see what people eat in the military. They were excited to see what was in the meal packages.The students presented him with a card thanking Major Hutton for his service.”

What a great day for our Elementary students. Veterans of all backgrounds and Military branches are reading Veterans Day themed books to the kids. Some are also sharing photos of their time in the military from various places in the world while deployed. The students are loving every minute of it! Thank you to all Veterans for your service and for protecting our country!

JA Stock Market Challenge - 1st Place Champions

Last week 40 STEM Students traveled to DU and competed at the annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge.

We competed directly against six other schools from around the metro area, 36 teams, totaling 250 students.

A HUGE Congratulations to STEM students for winning 1ST PLACE and taking home the top prize!!!

CHSAA Gym and New Building Remodel Project Groundbreaking

On Friday, Nov. 12 STEM held a Groundbreaking event where members of our community, Board of Directors, student-athletes, coaches, staff, architects and contractors attended to celebrate the first official dig of the project. See the photos below to see how it went. A Facebook Live Video of the event is available on our Facebook page.

Mars Gladiator Challenge

May the best robot win! This week STEM students designed and operated custom battle robots that competed in the Mars Gladiator Challenge! An exciting display of skill, strategy, and balloon popping!

STEM Staff having some fun during their Professional Development Day! Staff Olympics

During STEM’s Professional Development Day on Friday, Nov. 12, STEM staff took some time to have a little bit of fun. Check out the video below of our very first Staff Olympics! Congrats to Italy for winning Gold, Norway for claiming the Silver and Greece and South Africa for taking the Bronze.

TSA Cookies and Cocoa Event

A nice turnout this evening for the TSA Open House Cocoa and Cookies event. Thanks to all of the families and students who turned out to learn more about the TSA program at STEM!

TSA Cookies and Cocoa Event

ICYMI: Our Middle and High School Teams competed at the BEST Robotics competition this past Saturday.

Our High School Team won:

  • 1st place Robot Performance
  • 1st place BEST Award (creation & marketing of a robotic company)
  • Most Robust Machine
  • Best Critical Design Review
  • Qualified for Regional Competition in December

Our Middle School Team won:

  • 5th place overall

In addition, Brent Weiffenbach (12th) won the Kendrick Castillo Memorial Award Outstanding Student Award for mentoring others, communication skills, and community outreach.

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