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STEAM

Bethel Park School District 21st Century Learning/STEAM Initiatives

 The Bethel Park School District is committed to developing our students into 21st Century Learners, equipping them with the skills they will need to not only be successful, but to also be difference makers, in this rapidly-changing world. Today’s students may very well be preparing themselves for careers that do not currently exist!

Bethel Park School District students have access to a variety of technology—as students in grades 7-12 have Chromebooks that they can not only use during the school day, but also take home with them at night and on weekends during the school year to conduct research and complete assignments. Students in grades 2-6 have access to Chromebooks during the school day via classroom sets; and students in grades K-1 have access to tablet technology in their classrooms.

     The  stories below will give you an idea of some of the many 21st Century Learning/STEAM activities our students are doing district-wide.
Latest STEAM/21st Century Learning News -- 2017-2018 School Year
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Students make a Pet Rock Fun House Third Graders Use STEAM Skills To Create Pet Rock Playground
Washington Elementary Third Grade students used STEAM skills to create a playground for their pet rocks. 
Making a Marshmallow Blaster Penn Students Are Going Full STEAM Ahead!
William Penn students are staying after school one day a week to participate in a program called Full STEAM Ahead. 
Mr. Muench brainstorms with a group of students Innovators Club Building A Wind Turbine
This year the Independence Middle School Innovators Club is working together to build a wind turbine using parts from a bicycle. 
Students decorate a cup to look like Frankenstein Students Celebrate Halloween By Making Frankenslime
Washington Third Grade students made Frankenslime to learn about following directions and sequencing. 
Fourth graders launch candy pumpkins Fourth Graders Go Pumpkin Chunkin'
Franklin Elementary School Fourth Graders built catapults to launch candy pumpkins farther than their classmates. 
Students test their car's ability to travel down a ramp covered with three different surfaces Family Creative Learning Project Features STEAM-Themed Activities
Lincoln Elementary Families are enjoying working together on a series of STEAM-themed activities at the Family Creative Learning Program. 
Students have fun with their ping pong eye balls Students Have Fun With Halloween-Themed Catapults
Neil Armstrong Middle School students participated in a Halloween-themed STEAM activity as part of their library curriculum, constructing catapults that would launch fake eyeballs. 
IMS students at the STEAM Showcase IMS Students Participate In The STEAM Showcase
Independence Middle School was one of 26 schools to participate in the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's 2017 STEAM Showcase. 
Westinghouse Science Honors Institute Logo 17 Juniors Selected To Participate In The Westinghouse Science Honors Institute
Seventeen Bethel Park High School juniors have been selected to participate in the prestigious Westinghouse Science Honors Institute. 
Students work on the Weekly STEAM Challenge Team Ranger Weekly STEAM Challenges Continue
Please click here to see the latest Team Ranger Weekly STEAM Challenge! 
Team Ranger students work on their weekly STEAM Challenge Team Ranger Begins Weekly STEAM Challenges
The Weekly STEAM Challenges continue for Team Ranger students this school year! 
BP Assistant to the Superintendent Janet O'Rourke accepts the Carnegie STEAM Pathway Partner Award District Receives Distinguished Pathway Partner Award
The Bethel Park School District received the Distinguished Pathway Partner Award from the Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Partners. 
BPHS Science students work on a stream analysis experiment BPHS STEAM Initiatives Inspire Honduran Students
Honduran students are participating in hands-on STEAM activities, thanks to a partnership with BPHS Science Students! 
2016-2017 School Year
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BPHS Science Teachers Receive Spectroscopy Grant Science Teachers Receive Biotechnology Equipment Grant
Bethel Park High School Science Teachers Monica Graziani and Alex Winschel received a $600 Biotechnology Equipment Grant from the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. 
NAMS Fifth Grade Teacher Joe Rosi and his students Two BPSD Teachers Participate In Joint Project With Carnegie Mellon University
Two Bethel Park Teachers are among a group of 12 area teachers partnering with Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab. 
Lincoln Librarian Denice Pazuchanics and Principal Jay Johnson Lincoln Librarian Named A Leader In The Classroom
Congratulations to Lincoln Librarian Denice Pazuchanics, who was named a Leader in the Classroom. 
Mrs. Jones and Raegan Foote Franklin Kindergarten Teacher Receives Grant To Provide STEM Activities In Her Classroom
Franklin Kindergarten Teacher Lisa Jones received a $250 Kickline Cash for Classrooms Grant. 
The Bethel Park Community Foundation presents a check to the Memorial Library Memorial Receives Two STEM Grants
Memorial Elementary School received two grants to help fund the newly-created Makerspace area in the school's Library. 
The BPHS display at the STEAM Showcase BPHS Featured In STEAM Showcase
Award-winning food innovations, science and art, and global outreach were featured during the Bethel Park High School Presentation at the 2016 STEAM Showcase!
 
BPHS Freshmen in the Introductory STEAM Class STEAM Course Introduces Freshmen To Human-Centered Design
Bethel Park High School Freshmen are learning about Human-Centered Design in the Introductory STEAM Class. 
The NAMS Remake Learning Days Green Screen Activity NAMS Hosts Remake Learning Days Activity
Neil Armstrong Middle School was chosen to present a Remake Learning Day Activity called "DramaTech." 
The Sonic Art Machine Arts Fest + STEAM Expo Showcased Student Creativity
The Third Annual Bethel Park High School Arts Fest + STEAM Expo did a great job of showcasing student creativity district-wide. 
Jessica Viehman Senior Receives Three Awards At State PJAS
Bethel Park High School senior Jessica Viehman earned three awards at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition. 
BPHS Students Receive Technology Education Awards from the Rotary Club BPHS Students Receive Technology Excellence Awards
Three Bethel Park High School students were presented with the 2017 Technology Excellence Awards by the Upper St. Clair/Bethel Park Rotary Club. 
BPHS students with a cardboard George Westinghouse Students Get Introduced To Engineering
A group of Bethel Park High School female science students visited Westinghouse on "Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day." 
Angela Burns BPHS Junior To Intern With Pitt Cancer Researchers
Bethel Park High School junior Angela Burns will once again serve as a Summer Intern with Pitt's Cancer Researchers. 
Jessica Viehman and Angela Burns Two Bethel Park High School Students Earn Awards At PRSEF
Two Bethel Park High School students earned several awards and scholarships at the Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair. 
BPHS Biology students extract DNA from their favorite snack foods Biology Students Work With UPMC Cancer Researchers
Bethel Park High School Biology Students worked with researchers from Pitt's Cancer Institute to determine if GMOs are present in some of the students' favorite snack foods. 
BPHS CIM students work on their projects BPHS Students Collaborate With USC Students On Real-World Problem Solving
BPHS CIM students are collaborating with USC STEAM Design students on some cool real-world engineering solutions! 
BPHS CIM Students at their presentation BPHS CIM Students Give Presentations To EAFab Corp
The students in the Computer Integrated Management (CIM) Course had the opportunity to present their ideas for solutions to design problems to representatives from EAFab Corp. 
BPHS students decorate a Christmas tree with the ornaments they made Students Sew Lighted Christmas Tree Ornaments
Students who are in Mrs. Potts’ Clothing Construction and Tailoring Class had the opportunity to participate in a Conductive Sewing STEAM Project. 
BPHS students view virtual reality videos Students Make Virtual Reality Videos In STEAM Class
Bethel Park High School ninth graders are having a great time making virtual reality videos in the Ninth Grade Introductory STEAM Class!
 
IMS Science Olympiad Winners Students Earn Eight Awards At Science Olympiad
Bethel Park High School and Independence Middle School students earned eight awards at the Science Olympiad. 
IMS students build towers with spaghetti and marshmallows IMS Students Use STEAM Activities To Build Teams
Students on IMS Team 7A participated in STEAM-themed activities to build teamwork within the group. 
Award winners at the Fluid Power Challenge IMS Students Earn Teamwork Award At Fluid Power Challenge
A group of Independence Middle School students earned the Teamwork Award at the 2017 Fluid Power Challenge. 
IMS Spanish students and their Community STEAM project Spanish Students Participate In STEAM Community Project
Students who study Spanish at Independence Middle School worked together in groups of four to participate in a STEAM Community Project. 
Artemis Conaboy Fifth Grader Wins STEM-Themed Essay Contest
Neil Armstrong Middle School fifth grader Artemis Conaboy was one of the winners of the “Why STEM Learning Is Important To My Future” essay contest. 
NAMS students have fun at STEAM assembly Sixth Graders Have Fun With STEAM Experiments
Neil Armstrong Middle School sixth graders had fun participating in a series of STEAM-themed science experiments! 
BPHS Big Data students help NAMS students learn how to do data mapping Fifth Graders Visit BPHS To Participate In Data Fluency Project
NAMS Fifth Graders on Team Apollo visited the BPHS Innovation Studio #3 to work on a Data Fluency Project with BPHS Big Data students. 
Team Ranger students with their STEAM Challenge final product Students Incorporate Geometry Into Latest STEAM Challenge
The latest NAMS Team Ranger STEAM Challenge involved creating a pipeline with two or three acute angles. 
Team Ranger students work together on their weekly STEAM Challenge Team Ranger STEAM Challenges Continue
Students on Team Ranger were tasked with building a pipeline for a marble. 
Students participate in a robotics exercise on Career Day Students Learn About Robots On Career Day
Fifth Graders on Team Atlantis learned how robots dispense the correct medications to patients on Career Day. 
NAMS Students and their Probability Carnival game Students Have Fun At Probability Carnival
The students on Team Atlantis had fun hosting a Probability Carnival for their classmates. 
Students build a pyramid without using their hands Students Build Pyramids Without Using Hands
The latest Team Ranger STEAM Challenge had the students working in groups to create pyramids out of plastic cups--but they could not touch the cups with their hands! 
NAMS Gifted Students look at equipment at CMU Gifted Students Visit CMU
Neil Armstrong Middle School Sixth Grade Gifted Students visited Carnegie Mellon University to check out the latest technology in the IDeATe Lab! 
Students test the strength of their structures on the earthquake board Sixth Graders Attempt To Build Earthquake-Proof Structures
Mrs. Huwe's students attempted to build an earthquake-proof structure out of toothpicks and marshmallows. 
NAMS students with their STEAM Challenge project Here's Another Team Ranger STEAM Challenge!
The February 28 Team Ranger Weekly STEAM Challenge asked student groups to create a three-dimensional pyramid out of marshmallows and toothpicks. 
NAMS students building towers Team Ranger STEAM Activities Continue in 2017
A new year brings new weekly STEAM Challenges to Team Ranger! 
The STEAM Challenges get more difficult each week. STEAM Challenges Get More Difficult Each Week
The weekly Team Ranger STEAM Challenges are getting more difficult by the week! 
NAMS students work together on the weekly STEAM Challenge Neil Armstrong Fifth Graders Accept Weekly STEAM Challenge
Fifth Grade students on Team Ranger at Neil Armstrong Middle School look forward to their weekly STEAM Challenge! 
Students enjoy the experiments they participate in when they attend the NAMS Science Club meetings 60 Students Are Participating In NAMS Science Club
This year 60 Neil Armstrong Middle School students are members of the school's Science Club and are participating in several hands-on science activities on a monthly basis! 
Students learn even when they make mistakes on their weekly STEAM Challenge Weekly STEAM Challenges Continue For Team Ranger!
The weekly Team Ranger STEAM Challenges continue to get harder and harder each week! 
Lincoln students and parents work together on the Scratch Jr program Lincoln Families Participate In Scratch Jr Program
Lincoln families have the opportunity to learn together through a partnership with PBS KIDS and Scratch Jr. 
Mrs. Clouser and her students Students Use STEAM Skills To Turn Classroom Into Arcade
Ms. Clouser's students put their imaginations to work by creating their own arcade games and opening an Arcade in their classroom for the students in Mr. Hays' classroom. 
Lincoln students get excited to learn how to code on a computer Lincoln Students Participate In Hour Of Code
Lincoln students once again participated in a week of Hour of Code activities in December. 
First Graders participate in Dr. Seuss themed STEAM activities First Graders Enjoy A Week Of Dr. Seuss STEAM Activities
First grade students in Mrs. Clancy’s class at Franklin Elementary School enjoyed a week of Dr. Seuss STEAM activities. 
Students dress up as Harry Potter for Harry Potter STEAM Day Franklin Third Graders Enjoy Harry Potter Math And Science Day
Franklin third grade students in Miss Lutz' room enjoyed participating in a Harry Potter Math and Science Day. 
Fourth graders use Scratch to create science presentations Fourth Graders Use Scratch To Create Science Project
Fourth Graders in Mrs. Luzader's room at Franklin Elementary School used Scratch to create science projects about animal and plant adaptation to their habitation. 
Franklin students learn about static electricity, thanks to a presentation by the Carnegie Science Center Franklin Students Learn About Electricity
Franklin students learned a great deal about electricity, thanks to a great program from the Carnegie Science Center called It's Electric! 
Fourth graders participate in holiday-themed STEAM activities Fourth Graders Participate In Holiday STEAM Activities
Franklin Fourth Graders in Mrs. Meucci’s room participated in several holiday themed STEAM activities before Winter Recess. 
Fourth graders launch candy pumpkins Fourth Graders Go Pumpkin Chunkin'!
Franklin Fourth Graders designed their own catapults to do some Pumpkin Chunkin'! 
First graders experiment to see what will happen when they pour water on Skittles candies First Graders Enjoy St. Patrick's Day Science Fun
First Graders in Mrs. Porter's Room at Memorial Elementary School enjoyed some St. Patrick's Day Science Fun! 
Memorial Third Graders create Seussical puppet theaters Memorial Students Create Seussical STEAM Sculptures
Memorial students enjoyed creating Seussical STEAM Sculptures in Art class. 
Students build structures using index cards and tape Memorial Students Build Structures From Index Cards And Tape
For the February STEM Challenge, Memorial Librarian Mrs. Oczkowski asked the students to build a structure using only index cards and tape. 
Memorial students participate in the January STEAM Challenge Memorial Students Have Fun With January STEM Challenge
Memorial students had fun using their creativity to complete the January STEM Challenge! 
Students use Puzzlets to participate in Hour of Code activities Second Graders Learn To Code Using Puzzlets
Memorial First and Second Graders learned how video games are coded during this year’s Hour of Code activities. 
Students build paper ships that are strong enough to support pennies Memorial Students Participate In Thanksgiving-Themed STEM Activity
Memorial students in grades 1-4 had a great time participating in a Thanksgiving-themed STEM activity in the Library! 
Memorial students learn about the science behind a bicycle Memorial Students Learn About The Science Of Cycles
Memorial students had fun learning about the science behind the bicycle. 
Students have fun launching items from the catapults they made Memorial Students Make Catapults
Memorial students in grades 1-4 participated in a fall-themed STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activity in the Library. 
Students turn ordinary objects into instruments with Makey Makeys Fourth Graders Make Instruments Out Of Ordinary Objects
Washington Elementary Fourth Grade musicians had a great time showing off at the annual Fourth Grade Music Assembly, when they turned ordinary objects into musical instruments with the help of Makey Makeys. 
Washington students enjoy the Literature-based STEAM Project Washington Fourth Graders Participate In a Literature-Based STEAM Project
Washington Fourth Graders had a lot of fun with a literature-based STEAM project as part of their Library curriculum. 
Older students pair up with younger students for work in the Computer Lab Penn Students Stay After School To Improve Their Math IQ
William Penn Elementary School students are staying after school and having fun participating in WQED's Math IQ Program! 
2015-2016 School Year News
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Sprout Fund Logo BPHS Receives Sprout Fund Grant
Bethel Park High School Teachers Lee Cristofano and Emily Smoller received a $5,000 grant from the Sprout Fund to help create a Big Data and Data Analytics Course for BPHS students. 
IMS Receives $20,000 STEAM Grant From AIU, Chevron, Benedum and Grable Foundations
Independence Middle School received a $20,000 STEAM Grant! 
The IMS Technology Committee Independence Middle School Receives STEAM Equipment Grant
Independence Middle School received a STEAM Equipment Grant from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh. 
Dr. Linda Hippert, Nancy Aloi, Charles Youngs and Katherine Meucci Three Employees Named 'Champions Of Change'
Three Bethel Park School District employees were named “Champions of Change” by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s Center for Creativity and its partner, Common Sense Media. 
BPHS student setting up a Chromebook District Completes Second Year of 1:1 Chromebook Initiative
The Bethel Park School District completed its second year of a $1.3 million One-to-One Chromebook Technology Initiative. 
Bethel Park Online Academy Student Bethel Park Offers On-Line Learning Options Via Online Academy
The Bethel Park School District offers students the opportunity to take classes online via the Bethel Park Online Academy. 
Lee Cristofano BPHS Teacher Named A Champion Of Learning
Bethel Park High School Science Teacher Lee Cristofano was named a Champion of Learning in the Technology Integration category by The Consortium for Public Education. 
Ron Reyer Technology Director Named 2016 Chief Technology Officer Of The Year
Bethel Park School District Director of Technology Ron Reyer has been named the 2016 Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT) Chief Technology Officer of the Year. 
Barbara Eisel Science Teacher Receives Innovative Classroom Grant
Bethel Park High School Science Teacher Barbara Eisel received a $4,000 Innovative Classroom Grant from PPG Industries.  
Lee Cristofano Teacher Receives Lesson Plan Grand Prize
Bethel Park High School Science Teacher Lee Cristofano received the Grand Prize in the Common Sense Media STEAM Challenge for his lesson plan. 
Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Logo District Invited To Participate In Two STEM Programs
The Bethel Park School District has been invited to participate in two prestigious STEM Education Programs. 
Arts Education Collaborative logo District Invited To Participate In Arts Education Collaborative
The Bethel Park School District was invited to participate in a pilot program offered by the Arts Education Collaborative. 
The Big Data Jam Winning students BPHS Students Take Top Two Spots At Big Data Jam
For the second consecutive year, Bethel Park High School students captured First and Second Places at the Big Data Jam. 
BPHS Biology students extract DNA BPHS Biology Students Test Foods For GMOs
Bethel Park High School Biology students participated in a three-day lab with UPMC researchers to determine if GMOs were present in some of their favorite snack foods. 
Angela Burns Sophomore Selected To Participate In Pitt Summer Research Program
BPHS sophomore Angela Burns was one of 20 area high school students selected to participate as a Summer Intern in the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute's Summer Academy. 
BPSD Technology Director Ron Reyer BPHS Hosted The 2015 TRETC Conference!
Bethel Park High School was the proud host of the 2015 TRETC Conference! 
BPHS Science students Skype with students in Honduras BPHS Science Students Skype With Students In Honduras
BPHS Environmental Science students participated in a soil analysis project with students from Honduras. 
BPHS PJAS and PRSEF winning students Three BPHS Students Win At PJAS and PRSEF
Three Bethel Park High School students earned awards at PJAS and PSREF. 
Working on building the Sea Perch project. BPHS Students Participated In Sea Perch Project
A group of 27 Bethel Park High School students participated in the SeaPerch Project! 
The BPHS Science Bowl Team BPHS Students Win Science Bowl Division; Finish In Second Place At Regionals
The Bethel Park High School Science Bowl Team won their Division and the right to compete for a chance to participate in the National Science Bowl! 
BPHS students work together on Math Regression activity BPHS Students Participate In Math Regression Activity
Bethel Park High School Honors Pre-Calculus, AP Statistics and Gifted Students worked together on a three day Math Regression activity. 
Students look at work displayed in the Hero's Gallery BPHS Sophomores Create Hero's Gallery
Students in Mr. Travis' English 10 classes went on a Hero's Journey and created a paper circuitry LED light-up Art Gallery to depict the journey. 
The FCCLA Gold Medalists with their winning hummus recipe BPHS Students Participate In Interdisciplinary Food Science Unit
As part of the STEAM Initiative at Bethel Park High School, the students in the Food and Nutrition Classes are coordinating an interdisciplinary food science unit. 
A BPHS student shows off her conductive clothing apron BPHS Clothing Construction Students Participate In Conductive Sewing Project
Miss Potts' Clothing Construction and Tailoring students participated in a Conductive Sewing Project. 
Jessica Viehman places in the Westinghouse Science Honors Exam Nineteen BPHS Students Accepted Into Westinghouse Science Honors Institute
Nineteen Bethel Park High School juniors were selected to attend the 2015-2016 Westinghouse Science Honors Institute. 
BPHS Technology Excellence Award winners Four BPHS Students Receive Technology Excellence Awards
The Rotary Club of Upper St. Clair-Bethel Park presented Technology Excellence Awards to four Bethel Park High School students who have excelled in technology education classes offered at Bethel Park High School.
 
Jason Turka and Katelyn Sams Seventh Grader Wins Allegheny County Math Competition
Independence Middle School seventh grader Katelyn Sams was the winner of the Preliminary First Round of the 2016 Algebra I/Integrated Math II Contest. 
IMS Tech Ed students work together on the Marshmallow Challenge Eighth Graders Take The Marshmallow Challenge
Eighth grade Technology Education students in Mr. Richert's room had fun taking The Marshmallow Challenge. 
IMS students outside the traveling planetarium Traveling Planetarium Visited IMS
Independence Middle School students had the chance to learn more about the sky, thanks to a visit by the Traveling Planetarium!
 
Design Lives Here Competition winners IMS Students Participate In Design Lives Here Competition
Independence Middle School students enjoyed participating in the Design Lives Here competition at WQED.
 
Students releasing trout in a stream IMS Science Students Raise And Release Trout
The students in Mr. Tusai's Science and Technology Awareness Classes participated in the Trout in the Classroom Project. 
Making a balloon rise with yeast IMS Students Use Yeast To Understand How Balloons Rise
Mrs. Campagna's Family and Consumer Science Students use balloons to understand how yeast rises. 
An IMS student with his how slow it can go contraption IMS Science Students Try To See How Slow It Can Go
Independence Middle School Science students participated in the "How Slow Can It Go?" Challenge. 
IMS students in the library IMS Students Use QR Readers To Take Virtual Tour Of Library
Independence Middle School seventh grade students utilized iPad technology and cooperative learning to take a self-guided tour of their school's library.
 
Hydraulics Challenge students IMS Students Participate In Hydraulics Competition
Independence Middle School Science Club students participated in a hydraulics competition called the Fluid Power Challenge. 
A Rube Goldberg contraption Team 8B Students Create Rube Goldberg Machines
Independence Middle School students on Team 8B had fun creating Rube Goldberg Machines. 
Team 8B with their floating fish challenge projects Team 8B Takes The Floating Fish Challenge
Students on Team 8B participated in the Floating Fish Challenge. 
NAMS students participating in Maker Space activities NAMS Students Participate In Maker Space Activities
Neil Armstrong Middle School students can sign up to visit the Library during their lunch period or flex time to participate in some fun and creative Maker Space activities!
 
NAMS student with his modern masterpiece NAMS Students Create Modern Masterpieces
Neil Armstrong Middle School Fifth Graders in Ms. Tyska's Art Classes created their own digital modern masterpieces. 
NAMS students participating in Hour of Code activities NAMS Students Participate In Hour Of Code
Neil Armstrong Middle School students are learning how much fun it is to code by participating in this year's Hour of Code activities. 
Students use a Chromebook to participate in the Future Hockey Scholars Program NAMS Students Work To Become Future Hockey Scholars
Neil Armstrong Fifth Graders on Team Apollo piloted an exciting online program from EverFi and the Pittsburgh Penguins called Future Goals Hockey Scholar. 
NAMS Science Club students prepare to plant the herb garden NAMS Science Club Students Create Herb Pallet Gardens
NAMS Science Club members helped to create herb pallet gardens to enhance cafeteria meals with fresh herbs. 
NAMS students with the bridges they designed and built NAMS Students Design And Build Bridges
Sixth graders in Mrs. Besser's room constructed bridges.
 
A NAMS student with her Probability Carnival game Fifth Graders Enjoy Creating Games For Probability Carnival
The fifth grade students on Team Atlantis had fun hosting a Probability Carnival for other NAMS fifth graders. 
Using a Chromebook to transform a poem into a work of art Fifth Graders Collaborate To Create Object Poems
Fifth graders in Mr. Rosi's English Language Arts classroom collaborated with art teacher Miss Tyska to create object poems and transform them into artwork. 
Making paper on STEAM Day Lincoln Students Prepare For Their Futures On STEAM Day
Lincoln students had a great time exploring the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math on STEAM Day. 
Lincoln students with their Paz purses Lincoln Students Design Paz Purses
Lincoln Third and Fourth Graders accepted The Design Challenge to design a Paz Purse! 
Students presenting their Scratch presentations Franklin Fourth Graders Create Computer Programs From Scratch
Fourth Graders in Mrs.Luzader's room created All About Me presentations from Scratch! 
Students candle eggs to see if the embryos are viable Franklin Fourth Graders Participate In Embryology Project
Franklin fourth graders in Mrs. Meucci’s room participated in an Embryology Project.
 
Emalia Sillman teaching a math class Franklin Fourth Grader Teaches Math Class
Franklin Fourth Grader Emalia Sillman had the honor of teaching math to her classmates in Mrs. Meucci's classroom. 
Franklin student with his Science Fair project Science Fair Was A Lot Of Fun
This year's Franklin Science Fair was a lot of fun and everyone who attended learned a great deal. 
Squonk Opera assembly about air Squonk Opera Explains Science Of Air In Fun Way
Franklin students enjoyed learning about the Science of Air, thanks to a fun presentation from the Squonk Opera! 
Fourth graders helping second graders use their Chromebooks Fourth Graders Help Second Graders Use Chromebooks
Second graders in Mrs. Schall’s room are using their classroom Chromebooks in a variety of ways to enhance their learning experiences.
 
Students working together on a STEAM project Memorial Second Graders Meet Their 'Penn' Pals
Memorial second grade students in Mrs. Schall’s room corresponded with their “Penn” Pals this school year—second graders in Miss Morrow’s room at William Penn. 
Screenshot from a movie trailer Memorial Students Make Movie Trailers
Second Grade students in the "Let's Read! Let's Write!" program were learning how to re-tell stories in the Reading Clubhouse. 
Second graders using Chromebooks Second Graders Are Excited About Using Chromebooks
Memorial Second Graders are excited about using Chromebooks to enhance their learning.
 
Washington students around a painted rain barrel Washington Fourth Graders Paint Rain Barrel
Twelve Washington Elementary School fourth grade students gave up some of their lunch periods to hang out in the Art Room, to paint a rain barrel. 
Students create new things out of recycled objects Students Create New Items Using Recycled Materials
Third graders in Mrs. Williams' room helped save the planet by re-purposing materials to create new things. 
Washington Students Recycle Bags For Earth Day image Washington Students Recycle Bags For Earth Day
In celebration of Earth Day, Washington students collected plastic bags for four weeks in an effort to save the planet. 
Penn Third Graders Explore Non-Fiction Texts Using QR Readers image Penn Third Graders Explore Non-Fiction Texts Using QR Readers
William Penn Third Grades students visited the School Library to participate in a hands-on activity to learn more about non-fiction text features. 
BPHS Students Work With Penn Second Graders On 3D Printing Project image BPHS Students Work With Penn Second Graders On 3D Printing Project
William Penn Second Grade Students learned about the exciting things that can be done with a 3D printer, thanks to a visit from two Bethel Park High School students.
 
Penn Students Star In 'Kindles For Education' Video image Penn Students Star In 'Kindles For Education' Video
William Penn Students starred in an educational video for the Penguins Foundation 
Penn Second Graders Recycle Newspapers image Penn Second Graders Recycle Newspapers
Second graders in Mrs. Petalino's class learned how recycling impacts the Earth in a positive way.
 
Penn students making geometric shapes on the floor Penn Third Graders Create Geometric Scenes
Mrs. Serafini's Third Grade students had fun creating scenes using geometric figures!