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STEM

  STEWARTS CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL

Our STEM program is designed enrich and challenge motivated students with an interest in, and aptitude for, Science and Math. We explore these areas through problem based learning challenges that focus on different STEM fields in which student take on the role of a different professional. Along the way, students will have to opportunity to learn real-world skills related to a variety of STEM careers.  These skills are introduced, developed, and used throughout a student’s time in STEM. Mastery of these will help students have a toolbox applicable real-world skills.  Some of these include CAD, Programming, Problem Solving, Engineering Design, Additive Manufacturing, Group Collaboration, Presentation, Risk Management,  Robotics, and more!

ABOUT STEM @ SCMS

Stewarts Creek Middle School

400 Red Hawk Parkway

Smyrna, TN 37167

Phone: 615.904.6700

scm.rcschools.net

ELIGIBILITY

New applicants should meet the following qualifications:

- Posess high grades that reflect a high

   aptitude and strong work ethic.

-  Demonstrate good behavior, a solid work  

   ethic, and the ability to work well with

   others.

-  Have a teacher recommendation.


Current STEM Students:

Must maintain an A or B average in STEM to remain eligible.

Must maintain a 75 or better in other classes to remain eligible.

GRADING POLICY

SCM STEM follows the school grading categories:

Assessments/Projects/Lab Reports - 40%

Classwork/Group work/Presentations - 60%

**Extra Credit is not given.


Any missing work needs to be made up within 5 days.  It is the students responsibility to find out what has been missed and get any missing assignments.  Projects are not eligible to re-done. However, Engineering reports may be revised and re-submitted withing 1 week of their due date without penalty. None are accepted after 1 week.

ATTENDANCE

Because of the nature of this class, attendance is essential.  Students that miss too much class during a group project may be required to do an alternative assignment or complete the project on their own.  Likewise, STEM is a semester-long (18week) class and, except for academic or behavioral ineligibilty, students are required to complete the full semester.

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