October 2, 2015

Welcome to the iSTEM Geauga newsletter!

iSTEMGeauga Early College High School Newsletter

Issue 5 - October 2, 2015


On October 19th, iSTEM students will be traveling by bus in the morning to Lubrizol Corporation to begin the implementation of Project Love and Values in Action (flyer is attached).  This kick off event is from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19th at Lubrizol in Wickliffe, and transportation is provided. Project Love is a school-based, character-development initiative of Values-in-Action Foundation.  Values-in-Action Foundation is a character-building education and training organization. Through school workshops, community events, leadership training and media programs, Values-in-Action empowers teens to build communities of kindness, caring and respect by putting their values-in-action wherever they go. 

Fun in the Fab Lab

Students have been working in the Fab Lab on their Design Team Challenge.  They are using the laser engraver and 3D printers, and they have product results!

More iSTEM News 

  • Junior Achievement has been facilitating the exploration of careers with iSTEM students every week, through a volunteer from the Lake County Credit Union.  The credit union will also be providing a financial literacy piece for our students in the Spring!
  • Bob Malinowski, with KPMG, is working with our students on Project Management.  Students have developed teams and have chosen projects which include:  a plan for townhall meetings, spirit week, a Haunted House fundraiser to donate to a charity, and a talent show.
  • Ten (10) iSTEM students participated in the MathFest at Youngstown State University on October 1st.
  • The bid opening for the second phase of iSTEM was on Thursday, October 1st.  Construction of the second phase should be completed by March!  More information will follow.
  • iSTEM Board of Education Meeting Thursday, October 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m., at the TLC Board Room, 8221 Auburn Road Concord Township, Ohio 44077-9723
  • iSTEM Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., November 17, 2015. Mark your calendars!
  • Student-Parent Conferences are November 17th (4:30 - 6:15 p.m.) and 19th (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.). You must participate. Information/appointment information soon-to-follow!

Upcoming Events

Board Meeting - October 8
Virtual Day—Oct. 15

NEOEA Day—Oct. 16
Picture Day—Oct. 27
Virtual Day—Oct. 30
Student/Parent Conferences—Nov. 17 & 19
Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Nov 17

Thanksgiving Break—Nov. 25-27
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