School students displayed excitement during the Francis Howell School
District’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camps this summer.
The 2012 summer marked the first time the district offered the camps, which has
given middle school students the opportunity to explore science and experience
new and innovative technologies.
camps are taught by Project Lead the Way (PLTW) teachers and classes are held
in the PLTW pre-engineering labs at each of the district’s three high schools:
Francis Howell High School (FHHS), Francis Howell Central High School (FHC) and
Francis Howell North High School (FHN).
have included the students building a solar powered car, which was a part of
the STEM summer camp curriculum.
Stemmermann, PLTW teacher says students are having a great time during the
camps. “These kids and I are really enjoying this stuff; I’m so glad to be a
part of all of this,” said Stemmermann.
Camps at FHC and FHN were
held June 11 – 15, 2012. FHHS will hold their camp the week of June 18 – 22,
Pictured: Bryan Middle School student Robert Blakley shows
off his solar-powered car.