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STEM-H Opening Day

posted Aug 21, 2013, 5:07 PM by bcps web   [ updated Aug 21, 2013, 7:00 PM ]

Botetourt County’s STEM H Academy opens for first time- Botetourt View

Botetourt County Public School division has a new facet of educational opportunity. The STEM H Academy is now open. With high tech classrooms and a curriculum to match, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics- with a Health occupations strand STEM- H opened the doors for its first day. It is situated in Greenfield Training and Education Center. Planned since last fall  it will offer classes taught by BCPS and Virginia Western Community College using professors in a partnership of like minds. Many of the classes will lead to associates degrees and students with both an AAS for instance and a high school diploma. Many students could enter the workforce highly trained from  high school or go on to college with credit in hand.

62 students from both high schools will spend either one or two classes per morning at the school this semester. Stacey Jones an assistant principal at Lord Botetourt for four years,  is now the principal for the STEM-H Academy. Other faculty include: Dr. John McLaughlin, Amanda Anderson, Vic Terry, Dan Mora, Keely Gohee, Terri Wagner and Leslie Watson. They are a mixture of former Lord Botetourt High School faculty and VWCC faculty.

Jones introduced the students to the time line of the school and expectations of the school . Jonie Poff  secondary education  supervisor for the BCPS Division  introduced the faculty.  Jones said to the students, ” I will have an open door policy. Please feel free to come to see me.”

Parents and students toured the classrooms on August 20 and were introduced to the program. Debbie Nemec from Central Office in BCPS  told  Science students in the state of the art renovated classroom and lab, “We want to send out problem solvers, innovators, inventors… to the world.” Classes taught in the strand will include HS Advanced Biology, Biology 101- 102, Lboratory Research and Design and Science Orientation.

In other ares of stem engineering, medical terminology, technology and information systems classes fill the curriculum.

 

School begins at 8:30 a.m. and both sessions end at 11:45 a.m. so that the students may travel back to the respective high school for afternoon classes and lunch.

The phone number for STEM H and Jones is 992-3658.

- See more at: http://blogs.roanoke.com/botetourtview/2013/08/botetourt-countys-stem-h-academy-opens-for-first-time/#sthash.Ab7fit8A.dpuf

Botetourt County’s STEM H Academy opens for first time

Botetourt County Public School division has a new facet of educational opportunity. The STEM H Academy is now open. With high tech classrooms and a curriculum to match, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics- with a Health occupations strand STEM- H opened the doors for its first day. It is situated in Greenfield Training and Education Center. Planned since last fall  it will offer classes taught by BCPS and Virginia Western Community College using professors in a partnership of like minds. Many of the classes will lead to associates degrees and students with both an AAS for instance and a high school diploma. Many students could enter the workforce highly trained from  high school or go on to college with credit in hand.

62 students from both high schools will spend either one or two classes per morning at the school this semester. Stacey Jones an assistant principal at Lord Botetourt for four years,  is now the principal for the STEM-H Academy. Other faculty include: Dr. John McLaughlin, Amanda Anderson, Vic Terry, Dan Mora, Keely Gohee, Terri Wagner and Leslie Watson. They are a mixture of former Lord Botetourt High School faculty and VWCC faculty.

Jones introduced the students to the time line of the school and expectations of the school . Jonie Poff  secondary education  supervisor for the BCPS Division  introduced the faculty.  Jones said to the students, ” I will have an open door policy. Please feel free to come to see me.”

Parents and students toured the classrooms on August 20 and were introduced to the program. Debbie Nemec from Central Office in BCPS  told  Science students in the state of the art renovated classroom and lab, “We want to send out problem solvers, innovators, inventors… to the world.” Classes taught in the strand will include HS Advanced Biology, Biology 101- 102, Lboratory Research and Design and Science Orientation.

In other ares of stem engineering, medical terminology, technology and information systems classes fill the curriculum.

 

School begins at 8:30 a.m. and both sessions end at 11:45 a.m. so that the students may travel back to the respective high school for afternoon classes and lunch.

The phone number for STEM H and Jones is 992-3658.

- See more at: http://blogs.roanoke.com/botetourtview/2013/08/botetourt-countys-stem-h-academy-opens-for-first-time/#sthash.Ab7fit8A.dpuf

Botetourt County’s STEM H Academy opens for first time

Botetourt County Public School division has a new facet of educational opportunity. The STEM H Academy is now open. With high tech classrooms and a curriculum to match, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics- with a Health occupations strand STEM- H opened the doors for its first day. It is situated in Greenfield Training and Education Center. Planned since last fall  it will offer classes taught by BCPS and Virginia Western Community College using professors in a partnership of like minds. Many of the classes will lead to associates degrees and students with both an AAS for instance and a high school diploma. Many students could enter the workforce highly trained from  high school or go on to college with credit in hand.

62 students from both high schools will spend either one or two classes per morning at the school this semester. Stacey Jones an assistant principal at Lord Botetourt for four years,  is now the principal for the STEM-H Academy. Other faculty include: Dr. John McLaughlin, Amanda Anderson, Vic Terry, Dan Mora, Keely Gohee, Terri Wagner and Leslie Watson. They are a mixture of former Lord Botetourt High School faculty and VWCC faculty.

Jones introduced the students to the time line of the school and expectations of the school . Jonie Poff  secondary education  supervisor for the BCPS Division  introduced the faculty.  Jones said to the students, ” I will have an open door policy. Please feel free to come to see me.”

Parents and students toured the classrooms on August 20 and were introduced to the program. Debbie Nemec from Central Office in BCPS  told  Science students in the state of the art renovated classroom and lab, “We want to send out problem solvers, innovators, inventors… to the world.” Classes taught in the strand will include HS Advanced Biology, Biology 101- 102, Lboratory Research and Design and Science Orientation.

In other ares of stem engineering, medical terminology, technology and information systems classes fill the curriculum.

 

School begins at 8:30 a.m. and both sessions end at 11:45 a.m. so that the students may travel back to the respective high school for afternoon classes and lunch.

The phone number for STEM H and Jones is 992-3658.

- See more at: http://blogs.roanoke.com/botetourtview/2013/08/botetourt-countys-stem-h-academy-opens-for-first-time/#sthash.Ab7fit8A.dpuf

Botetourt County’s STEM H Academy opens for first time

Botetourt County Public School division has a new facet of educational opportunity. The STEM H Academy is now open. With high tech classrooms and a curriculum to match, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics- with a Health occupations strand STEM- H opened the doors for its first day. It is situated in Greenfield Training and Education Center. Planned since last fall  it will offer classes taught by BCPS and Virginia Western Community College using professors in a partnership of like minds. Many of the classes will lead to associates degrees and students with both an AAS for instance and a high school diploma. Many students could enter the workforce highly trained from  high school or go on to college with credit in hand.

62 students from both high schools will spend either one or two classes per morning at the school this semester. Stacey Jones an assistant principal at Lord Botetourt for four years,  is now the principal for the STEM-H Academy. Other faculty include: Dr. John McLaughlin, Amanda Anderson, Vic Terry, Dan Mora, Keely Gohee, Terri Wagner and Leslie Watson. They are a mixture of former Lord Botetourt High School faculty and VWCC faculty.

Jones introduced the students to the time line of the school and expectations of the school . Jonie Poff  secondary education  supervisor for the BCPS Division  introduced the faculty.  Jones said to the students, ” I will have an open door policy. Please feel free to come to see me.”

Parents and students toured the classrooms on August 20 and were introduced to the program. Debbie Nemec from Central Office in BCPS  told  Science students in the state of the art renovated classroom and lab, “We want to send out problem solvers, innovators, inventors… to the world.” Classes taught in the strand will include HS Advanced Biology, Biology 101- 102, Lboratory Research and Design and Science Orientation.

In other ares of stem engineering, medical terminology, technology and information systems classes fill the curriculum.

 

School begins at 8:30 a.m. and both sessions end at 11:45 a.m. so that the students may travel back to the respective high school for afternoon classes and lunch.

The phone number for STEM H and Jones is 992-3658.

- See more at: http://blogs.roanoke.com/botetourtview/2013/08/botetourt-countys-stem-h-academy-opens-for-first-time/#sthash.Ab7fit8A.dpuf

Botetourt County’s STEM H Academy opens for first time

Botetourt County Public School division has a new facet of educational opportunity. The STEM H Academy is now open. With high tech classrooms and a curriculum to match, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics- with a Health occupations strand STEM- H opened the doors for its first day. It is situated in Greenfield Training and Education Center. Planned since last fall  it will offer classes taught by BCPS and Virginia Western Community College using professors in a partnership of like minds. Many of the classes will lead to associates degrees and students with both an AAS for instance and a high school diploma. Many students could enter the workforce highly trained from  high school or go on to college with credit in hand.

62 students from both high schools will spend either one or two classes per morning at the school this semester. Stacey Jones an assistant principal at Lord Botetourt for four years,  is now the principal for the STEM-H Academy. Other faculty include: Dr. John McLaughlin, Amanda Anderson, Vic Terry, Dan Mora, Keely Gohee, Terri Wagner and Leslie Watson. They are a mixture of former Lord Botetourt High School faculty and VWCC faculty.

Jones introduced the students to the time line of the school and expectations of the school . Jonie Poff  secondary education  supervisor for the BCPS Division  introduced the faculty.  Jones said to the students, ” I will have an open door policy. Please feel free to come to see me.”

Parents and students toured the classrooms on August 20 and were introduced to the program. Debbie Nemec from Central Office in BCPS  told  Science students in the state of the art renovated classroom and lab, “We want to send out problem solvers, innovators, inventors… to the world.” Classes taught in the strand will include HS Advanced Biology, Biology 101- 102, Lboratory Research and Design and Science Orientation.

In other ares of stem engineering, medical terminology, technology and information systems classes fill the curriculum.

 

School begins at 8:30 a.m. and both sessions end at 11:45 a.m. so that the students may travel back to the respective high school for afternoon classes and lunch.

The phone number for STEM H and Jones is 992-3658.

- See more at: http://blogs.roanoke.com/botetourtview/2013/08/botetourt-countys-stem-h-academy-opens-for-first-time/#sthash.Ab7fit8A.dpuf
-Botetourt View

Botetourt County Public School division has a new facet of educational opportunity. The STEM-H Academy is now open. With high tech classrooms and a curriculum to match, the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics- with a Health occupations strand STEM- H opened the doors for its first day. It is situated in Greenfield Training and Education Center. Planned since last fall  it will offer classes taught by BCPS and Virginia Western Community College using professors in a partnership of like minds. Many of the classes will lead to associates degrees and students with both an AAS for instance and a high school diploma. Many students could enter the workforce highly trained from  high school or go on to college with credit in hand.

62 students from both high schools will spend either one or two classes per morning at the school this semester. Stacey Jones an assistant principal at Lord Botetourt for four years,  is now the principal for the STEM-H Academy. Other faculty include: Dr. John McLaughlin, Amanda Anderson, Vic Terry, Dan Mora, Keely Gohee, Terri Wagner and Leslie Watson. They are a mixture of former Lord Botetourt High School faculty and VWCC faculty.


Jones introduced the students to the time line of the school and expectations of the school . Jonie Poff  secondary education  supervisor for the BCPS Division  introduced the faculty.  Jones said to the students, ” I will have an open door policy. Please feel free to come to see me.”

Parents and students toured the classrooms on August 20 and were introduced to the program. Debbie Nemec from Central Office in BCPS  told  Science students in the state of the art renovated classroom and lab, “We want to send out problem solvers, innovators, inventors… to the world.” Classes taught in the strand will include HS Advanced Biology, Biology 101- 102, Lboratory Research and Design and Science Orientation.

In other ares of stem engineering, medical terminology, technology and information systems classes fill the curriculum.

 

School begins at 8:30 a.m. and both sessions end at 11:45 a.m. so that the students may travel back to the respective high school for afternoon classes and lunch.


The phone number for STEM-H and Ms. Jones is 992-3658.


Botetourt's Stem H Academy opened today: http://tinyurl.com/mw76zjw
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