STEAM Academy

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Interested in becoming a STEAM student? 

     

    Application Window Open for Fall 2019-2020:

    Closes October 8th

     

    Learn more about the STEAM program by clicking on the video below, looking at the Specialized Academic Programs link or by contacting STEAM Academy at (859) 381-3033

     

    Consideration will also be given to incoming 10th, 11th, and 12thgraders.   

     

    Specialized Academic Programs

     

    Application

     Link to STEAM program information

    STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics - is the broad umbrella for how the curriculum in this new "innovation zone" program is organized. Students tackle high school concepts at very high levels, all through the lens of authentic, problem-based learning within the STEAM lens.

     

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  • Canvas Parent App-NOW WORKING!

    Parents and Guardians: the Canvas Parent App is now working.  Please see the link below for how you download the app and create your account as well as how your student creates an observer code for you. Before you can complete/observe your student, your student will need to create the observer code from their Canvas account and share it with you.  If you have any questions or any issues in creating your account/having your student create/share their observer code, please contact, Ashley Rosen, School Technology Coordinator via email at ashley.rosen@fayette.kyschools.us
     
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  • The Next Level at STEAM Academy

    The Next Level at STEAM Academy highlights the partnership of FCPS and BCTC with students who are taking college courses daily on the BCTC/UK campus. STEAM juniors and seniors are attending classes every day just like any other college student. They are truly college students while still in high school. They have the potential, by the time they graduate, to earn up to approximately 40 hours of college credit. Click on the image below to view our video!

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  • Winter Dance 2019-Friday, January 11th

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    STEAM Academy PTSA and Student Voice Team will be hosting a Winter Dance on Friday, January 11th.  The dance will take place at 1555 Georgetown Road from 7:30PM to 10:30PM.  

    STEAM Academy students are eligible to purchase one guest ticket when purchasing their own ticket for this dance.  A guest is defineed as anyone not enrolled at STEAM Academy.  Guest forms are due to Mrs. Patrick by Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  Students whose guests are not approved to attend the dance will be notified by Thursday, January 10, 2010.

    Guests without approval will not be allowed to attend the dance.  Guests with approval will only be admitted when accompanied by the STEAM Academy student who purchased the ticket.  Please click on the link below to access the guest form.

    Guest Form

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  • ANNOUNCING THE 2019 KET YOUNG WRITERS CONTEST!

    Do you have a story to tell? We want to hear it!

    Each year, KET Education hosts a writing contest for emerging young authors across the commonwealth and beyond. We invite students in Kindergarten through third grade to submit illustrated stories, students in fourth and fifth grades to submit short stories, and students in sixth through eighth grades to submit poetry. Winners are selected at each grade level and prizes awarded.

    New! This year, we are inviting students in ninth through twelfth grades to submit their poetry! Overall high school winners will be selected and prizes awarded.

    The deadline to enter April 15, 2019. Check out the official rules, updated scoring rubrics, and past winners. You will find the online entry form below. Winners will be announced no later than May 30th, 2019. We can’t wait to read your pieces!

    Questions? Contact writerscontest@ket.org.

    Submission Form

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  • Governor's School for Entrepreneurs

    The 2019 GSE application is now LIVE! Click the button below to learn more and to access the application. The application will close on January 20th, 2019.

    Opening our doors to the first group of teen Entrepreneurs in 2013, our mission is to bring teens from across the state into a three-week residential program, immerse them in a creative space and arm them with the tools needed to unleash their innate entrepreneurial spirits for the betterment of Kentucky. During the program, motivated teams of high school students develop a business model, design a prototype, and pitch their startup to a large audience and panel of judges. This culminating event is known to us as Demo Day. At GSE, teens learn about the opportunities, benefits and pitfalls of taking a business concept from the idea phase to pitching it to potential investors

    HOW TO APPLY

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  • Kentucky Engineer Cabinet Civil Engineering Scholarship

    Continuing one of the commonwealth’s most attractive higher education opportunities, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will award up to 30 new scholarships for the 2018-19 school year for prospective and current college students pursuing civil engineering and engineering technology degrees. Interested students must apply by the Feb. 1, 2019 deadline to be considered for the unique scholarship that offers recipients job placement.

    If you are interested please click on the following link for more information: Scholarship Information

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  • Graduation Cap and Gown Orders

    All Seniors ordered caps and gowns this week.  Information on payment and how to order additional items is included below

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  • PROM 2019

    Save the date!  The STEAM Academy prom will be held in the Woodford Reserve Room at Kroger Field on Saturday, April 27, 2019.  More info will come in the next few months, but see the links below for Dress Code Guidelines and Guest Form.

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    Prom2019DressCode

    Prom2019GuestForm

     

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  • Senior Trip 2019

    All seniors are invited to travel to St. Louis for our senior trip March 21 - 24, 2019.  Students who plan to attend need to pay a $125 deposit and return the Financial Committment form no later than October 31.  Linked below is information and a tentative itinerary for the trip.  For any questions, please email Geralyn.Strange@fayette.kyschools.us. 

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  • STEAM Academy Permanent Home Announced

    The Fayette County School Board has unanimously voted to take action on a permanent home for STEAM Academy.  Additional information will be provided as the project moves forward.  

    Fayette County Public Schools Press Release

    Lexington Herald Leader Article

     


     

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