The Kenowa Hills STEM Academy is now accepting applications, now through March 13, from any student who will be in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade next year. This unique program offers a transformative approach to project-based learning in core math or science class. Hardworking, motivated students find success in the STEM Academy as it offers an authentic educational experience that gives them 21st-century skills and is just plain fun!
Interested students can get an application from the middle school or high school office or fill out the form below.
The Knights STEM Academy is an innovative and student-centered learning experience that offers our students a partnership between curriculum standards and real-life, hands-on projects that will help prepare them for college or career.
The Knights STEM Academy’s project-based learning approach provides real-world experiences built on the crucial link between academic achievement and future success. Content and projects focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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As an example, the partnership between construction projects and geometry helps students to learn, master, and retain important geometry standards, while being engaged in a real-life experience. In the same way, the content of earth science and physics can be learned in an engaging way by using projects dealing with renewable energies and unmanned aerial vehicle technologies.
Preparing Students for Ongoing Success
As we continue to innovate our educational process, KHPS works closely with officials in the higher education setting, industry professionals, and employers in order to better prepare students for life after graduation. Consistently we hear that colleges, universities, and employers want students who possess the “soft skills” needed for success. These include leadership, teamwork, problem-solving, creativity, technical skills, flexibility/adaptability, and organizational and project management ability. The Knights STEM Academy also focuses on developing these important skills and more.
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