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Freshman Lab Elective Choices

Engineering Logic

Valley STEM Lab Elective Description

In Engineering Logic students will work with vex robotics, raspberry pi’s and sphero’s with a focus on design strengths and weaknesses as well as coding fundamentals.

Valley STEM Engineering Logic Video

Engineering Principles

Valley STEM Lab Elective Description

Students will get hands-on experience with engineering fundamentals such as sketching and 3D modeling. They will be introduced to subtractive manufacturing, CNC Router, CNC Mill, and laser engraving. They will be exposed to additive processes such as 3D printing and vacuum forming and some fundamentals of electricity, both AC and DC systems.

Valley STEM Engineering Principles Video

21st Century Communications & Entrepreneurship

Valley STEM Lab Elective Description

Students in this class will use both FAB lab machines and art equipment/ software in order to learn about business development and production creation. This class will inspire students to further explore STEM careers through innovation.

Valley STEM 21st Century Communications & Entrepreneurship Video


Valley STEM Lab Elective Description

Students will get an introduction into the coding language and basic coding commands. Students will be exposed to robotC, python, html, and ladder logic in an attempt to understand how to effectively communicate and utilize computers to accomplish tasks. Multiple projects will be completed throughout the 9 weeks to expose students to these concepts.

Valley STEM Coding Video

Valley STEM + ME2 Academy

The Valley STEM + ME2 Academy’s mission is to prepare students in 9-10 grade with skills necessary to compete in the global economy while nurturing the characteristics of discovery, invention, application, and entrepreneurship.

STEM Governing Board Members

  • Ashley Totin - STEM President
  • John Kuzma - Secretary
  • Dr. Stephen Rodabaugh - STEM Board Member
  • Dr. Karen Larwin - STEM Board Member
  • Craig Hockenberry - STEM Board Member
  • Dr. Mara Banfield - STEM Superintendent
  • Jacci Duda - STEM Secretary

Additional Board Information

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