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The continued safety, well-being, and success of our students, teachers, staff, and community has always been our top priority as we navigate the complex and evolving coronavirus crisis. To that end, our comprehensive task force has outlined a school reopening plan that includes a return to full-time in-person instruction for students in grades PK-5, 6, and 9, and an alternating schedule with a combination of in-person and synchronous real-time online learning for students in grades 7-8 and 10-12.
La seguridad continúa, el bienestar, y el éxito de nuestros estudiantes, maestros, empleados, y la comunidad siempre ha sido nuestra prioridad más importante a manera que enfrentamos la compleja y evolucionante crisis del coronavirus. Con eso en mente, nuestro integro y dedicado grupo de trabajo ha preparado un plan de reapertura de las escuelas que incluye un regreso a la enseñanza en persona de tiempo completo para los estudiantes que están en los grados del PK al 5, en el 6, y en el 9, y un horario alternativo con una combinación de aprendizaje en persona y un aprendizaje sincronizado en vivo en tiempo real en línea a través del Internet para estudiantes en los grados 7 al 8 y del 10 al 12.
A drive-through Community Resource Center will be open from 12:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the months of June and July. Bilingual staff is available at the Learning Services Center, 401 S. Pratt Parkway in Longmont. El Centro de Recursos Comunitario de autoservicio estará abierto los miercoles de 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. durante los meses de junio y julio. Personal bilingüe estará disponible en el Centro de Servicios de Aprendizaje, 401 S. Pratt Parkway en Longmont.
by Christine Vadovszki
STEM classes at Skyline High School often begin the semester with an introductory project. The goal is to have students collaborate, create, design and build as soon as possible, while introducing the content and material to be covered in the course. Skyline’s newest STEM elective for juniors, Advanced Engineering - Electronics, offers students the opportunity to bridge the gap between the arts and STEM through the use of an inventive electronic device called the MaKey MaKey. For an introductory project, students were challenged to utilize a MaKey MaKey to create a unique musical instrument that they had to present and perform in front of the class.
MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that quickly allows the user to turn everyday objects into a keyboard compatible with your computer. MaKey Makey uses a pre-programmed arduino that, when plugged into a computer, temporarily “takes over” the keyboard. A banana attached with alligator clips can suddenly become your spacebar! Groups began by brainstorming and planning what materials they wanted to make their instrument out of and what sounds/notes they wanted it to produce. Students then wielded the free programming language Scratch to code and customize the sounds that their new instruments would make.
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Rigorous K-12 Programming that includes STEM at all levels. This initiative aligns and transforms Skyline feeder schools with a STEM focus.
Offering competitive and innovative 21st Century learning through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
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