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Back Off My Charter School Competition Awards STEM Team $1,000 for Video Production

posted Nov 15, 2016, 8:14 AM by Denise Gliwa   [ updated Nov 18, 2016, 10:23 AM ]

STEM students Aiden Beatty, Franklin Bryant, Luca Mederer and Mitch Young placed in the top 50 in the country for the John Oliver Back Off My Charter School video contest. The group won a prize of $1,000!  Congrats Team.

STEM Academy 8th Grader Wins First Place in Colorado Association for Recycling Poster Contest

posted Nov 15, 2016, 8:11 AM by Denise Gliwa   [ updated Nov 15, 2016, 8:12 AM ]

Nathanel Cho, STEM School and Academy 8th grader wins first place in the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 10th Annual Poster Contest.

His artwork will be the centerpiece of a public service vide to air on  American Recycles Day on November 15

Colorado Association for Recycling  announced STEM School and Academy 8th grade student, Nathanel Cho, as the top winner in their 10th Annual Recycling Poster Contest. The contest, opened to all Colorado students in grades K-12, asked students to create posters reflecting the theme,  “ten reasons to recycle.” 

Cho’s artwork, features primarily ways to conserve water,  will be prominently featured in the organization’s PSA scheduled to run on National Recycle Day, November 15.  His work is also featured on a large billboard in the city of Pueblo, Colorado.

Cho's Artwork on Colorado State Billboard


posted Oct 26, 2016, 9:25 AM by Denise Gliwa

The STEM School's BEST Robotics team competed on Saturday at the Front Range BEST Competition and won first place BEST Award for the 6th year in a row and now qualify for the regional tournament.
The students also won:
  • 2nd Place in Robot Game
  • Software Design and Simulation Award
  • Spirit and Sportsmanship Award
  • Marketing Presentation Award
  • Outreach Award
  • Best T-Shirt Award
Congratulations to this team of very hard-working students, and thank you to the staff, students, and cheerleading team for coming out to support our team!  Next up: Regionals in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

STEM School Tops Douglas County High School ACT Scores

posted Oct 5, 2016, 8:14 AM by Denise Gliwa

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Expansion Makes STEM School K-12

posted Oct 5, 2016, 8:09 AM by Denise Gliwa

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Colorado Public Radio Interviews Dr. Penny Eucker

posted Oct 5, 2016, 7:51 AM by Denise Gliwa   [ updated Oct 5, 2016, 8:06 AM ]

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ABC News Features STEM School Student

posted Oct 5, 2016, 7:47 AM by Denise Gliwa   [ updated Oct 5, 2016, 8:12 AM ]

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STEM School's Music Program's BAND TOGETHER Wins Innovative "THINK IT UP" Award from the Entertainment Industry Foundation

posted Oct 4, 2016, 10:33 AM by Denise Gliwa   [ updated Oct 28, 2016, 1:30 PM ]

In July 2016, The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced the winners of the inaugural THINK IT UP Innovation Awards, selecting eight teams of students and teachers, among thousands of submissions, who exemplify the great work happening in America’s classrooms.  STEM School and Academy’s team, Band Together was one of the eight innovation winners, receiving $5,000 in DonorsChoose.org funding credits to advance their outstanding work in the classroom.  

Lisa Paulsen, CEO and President of the Entertainment Industry Foundation said, "These teams remind us of what we can accomplish when we support and celebrate the tremendous effort of America's schools and teachers.  There's no spotlight bright enough for the inventive, inspiring work they do every day."

We are proud to be education innovators!

Featured in Highlands Ranch Herald

posted Aug 18, 2016, 8:41 AM by WebPage STEM   [ updated Oct 4, 2016, 11:02 AM by Denise Gliwa ]

My name is Omer Eldar. Spotlight on STEM Academy student in this week's Highlands Ranch Herald. His last line sums it all up: "If it weren't for this school, I wouldn't be where I am right now. I wouldn't be anywhere close to where I am with coding and music." Read the story here.

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