Design Challenge

Biggest Design Challenge Ever!

Community is big at Rocky Mountain elementary.

4th and 5th Grades Work With CU TEAMS

We began our second year of partnering with CU TEAMS in October.

Student Leadership Team

Students Partner with Longmont History Museum

3rd graders at Indian Peaks kicked off their Longmont History unit in a big way!

Public Works Department Workshop

This Friday, students in the 4th grade will engage in playground redesign workshop sessions with the City of Longmont.  The sessions wi

September - Another STEM year begins!

Our second year of STEM integration at Northridge Elementary began in much the same way as our first.  We had an enormous amount of technology flow into our building, and most of my month was spent getting Chromebooks and iPad Minis configured and distributed to classrooms. Teachers were eager to receive this new technology, and wasted no time getting it into the hands of their students to enhance their learning. In each classroom, students could be seen using iPads and Chromebooks to read, research, create, and explore.

Newcomers Learn The Design Process

Timberline PK-8 is home to St. Vrain Valley School District's Newcomer Program for 6th through 8th graders.

7th Graders Design a Protective Pill Coating

As part of their unit on human body systems, 7th graders at Timberline PK-8 designed a protective coating for a pill that must pass through

STEM Summer School Off to a Great Start

The first day of STEM summer school on June 16, 2014 was a big success at Timberline PK-8.  Students explored what the study of science includes and created visualizations of their learning. They participated in team-building design challenges, such as creating the tallest spaghetti and marshmallow tower and cup stacking using a device made of only 4 pieces of string and a rubberband.

Kindergarten Design Challenge: Trimester 2

Kindergartners investigated and communicated the effects of varying heat and light on the growth of plants through scientific study.  T