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STEM-X Summer 2020 Programs

Programs Open to Students From All School Districts

STEM-X Summer 2020 applications portal is open.

A statement from STEM-X: We are all wondering about how things will play out as we consider our summer planning and we wanted to reassure our STEM-X students, parents, and guardians. Based on all the information we have today, we are still planning on hosting STEM-X on June 1-19, 2020.  

We are actively accepting applications (http://stem-x.org/stem-applications/) and processing them at this time. If we receive a statement from the PSD Board of Education which indicates that changes have been made to summer programs, we will notify our STEM-X parents and guardians soon afterwards. 

Once admitted,  parents and guardians can make  their registration payments through SchoolPay or by mailed check. In the event that cancellation is necessary, STEM-X will issue registration refunds to all our families. You may register with that assurance. (Please note that registration refunds will not include convenience fees if payment was submitted through SchoolPay by credit card.) 

John Howe, STEM-X Program Director

For PSD’s COVID-19 response visit: https://www.psdschools.org/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Response

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Early Elementary (Grades 1-3)

Hosted by Poudre High School and Preston Middle School

Early Elementary (Grades 1-3)

June 1-5, 2020: Poudre HS
June 8-12, 2020: Preston MS
June 15-19, 2020: Preston MS
Time: 9:15am-3:00pm
(early care available at 7:45am)

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Elementary (Grades 4-5)

Hosted by Poudre High School and Preston Middle School

Elementary (Grades 4-5)

June 1-5, 2020: Poudre HS
June 8-12, 2020: Preston MS
June 15-19, 2020: Preston MS
Time: 9:15am-3:00pm 
(early care available at 7:45am)

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Middle School (Grades 6-9)

Hosted by Poudre High School and Preston Middle School

Middle School (Grades 6-9)

June 1-5, 2020: Poudre HS
June 8-12, 2020: Preston MS
June 15-19, 2020: Preston MS
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

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Additional STEM-X Opportunities

Including Learning Together Workshops, Oceanography and Engineering Brightness

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For the past 11 years, the STEM Institutes has operated with a vision to create STEM confidence and competence in ALL students. It began at one school serving 76 students and has now grown to 4 Poudre School District schools and we anticipate a 2019 enrollment of about 800! Originally, our offerings were strictly focused on only traditionally understood science, technology, engineering and math topics. As we have grown over the years, we have recognized that no discipline exists in isolation and that all learning is interdisciplinary. For example, is a digital art class art OR technology? The answer is simple; it is art AND technology or expressing art through technology. Therefore, our new STEM – X brand embodies the idea that STEM is important and that it is an inclusive term that can represent all the STEM entry points students can experience.

Without high-quality, knowledge-intensive jobs and the innovative enterprises that lead to discovery and new technology, our economy will suffer and our people will face a lower standard of living.

STEM – X thanks you for your continued support!