HOSA Leadership Conference

Our HOSA club leaders went to the district wide leadership conference this week in preparation for the competitions at the end of March. Students who place at the competitions in March with continue onto nationals in June in Houston!

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Weekly Update 2/25

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Freshman Academy Recruitment! 9th Grade Advisory Recruitment will take place on April 11 and 12. Sign-ups for this opportunity will open in March. Vertical Course Alignment Presentations In April (exact dates TBD) we are going to try a new…

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Kode with Klossy Applications Open!

Kode with Klossy is hosting free two-week virtual and in-person summer camps for women and non-binary people in STEM! They teach students the fundamentals of coding and provide a space for women in STEM to meet, it’s a great opportunity for coders of all levels, especially beginners. The camps will take place in two-week periods…

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Air and Space Museum Field Trip

Our engineering academy had a full house going to the Air and Space Museum out in Viriginia. Our tour guides were so impressed with student prior knowledge and engagement!

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First Level Engineering Projects

Mr. Meyer’s first-level engineering course, Introduction to Engineering Design, students are working on a reverse engineering project where they break apart wind-up toys and document the job function of each component using engineering terminology.

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Vexcode Race

Mr. Coster’s first-level IT course, Computer Science Essentials, built vexcode robots that student teams programmed, and had their big races this week. Check out the pictures of some of our winners!

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Biomed and Engineering Certifications

Biomed: First/CPR Certifications: Biomed juniors and seniors, as you know First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications are a requirement to graduate from this academy. If you did not complete the certifcation last school year, you should have been send a link this past Thursday from the Red Cross to access the online modules which must be completed by the…

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Academy Scheduling for Next Year

The academy link for students to apply to academies is now live on the Jackson-Reed and SciMaTech website. However, if you are already in one of the academies, you do not need to reapply. As long as you are on track to pass your academy class, you will automatically be enrolled in the next level…

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Weekly Update 2/11

Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy Scheduling for next school year The academy link for students to apply to academies is now live on the Jackson-Reed and STEM website. However, if you are already in one of the academies, you do not need to reapply. As long as you are on track to pass your academy class, you…

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Hardy Middle School Recruitment Fair

It was so great to see some new faces come and volunteer at our recruitment event for Hardy Middle School! Each STEM table had fun activities for rising 9th graders to try and learn more about our academy offerings for next year. Well done, Tigers! (photos attached)

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