SUPPORTING THEIR EMERGING MINDS
St. Mary Catholic Schools (SMCS) is committed to providing our students with a strong educational experience in all disciplines, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Thank you for your donation to help our students and mentors participate in the Worlds Robotics competition, in Dallas, TX.
$1,000 - Roundtrip Sponsor for a participant
$500 - One way Sponsor for a participant
CURRICULAR - Our rigorous STEM curriculum includes Advanced Placement (AP), Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) courses, and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) modules from preschool-grade 12. PLTW enhances our rich educational experience and progressive STEM curriculum through interactive, hands-on experiences that strive to immerse our students in the subject matter and guide them to embrace the tools for a lifetime of self-learning in the STEM fields.
CO-CURRICULAR - SMCS has been on the cutting edge and forefront of technological innovation in co-curricular offerings, clean energy/solar exploration, and competitive VEX Robotics in the state. We offer competitive VEX Robotics for students in grades 5-12 and our teams excel at state, national and world competitions. As community outreach, we host an annual STEM Saturday event as well as a summer Aeronautics Fly-In experience focused on drone flying and rocketry.
SMCS students have access to many specialty resources including:
HOW CAN YOU HELP? - By partnering with SMCS, you inspire a generation that is equipped to innovate and make a difference in the world. Partners directly support teaching and learning in many ways:
STEM PARTNER • $5,000 and ABOVE -All of the below plus naming of competition field at home VEX tournaments.
STEM PATHWAY • $3,000 - $4,999 - All of the below plus logo recognition on group banners at STEM events.
STEM GATEWAY • $1,500 - $2,999 -All of the below plus logo recognition on a competitive robot.
STEM LAUNCH • $500 - $1,499 - All of the below plus listing on event t-shirts, SMCS digital scrolls, and the SMCS website.
STEM EXPLORER • Up to $500 - Recognition in the annual report.
For more information about PLTW, please contact Jill Ahles, SMCMS Principal and PLTW Lead email@example.com or (920) 727-0279
For mentor/volunteer opportunities, sponsorship questions and field trip ideas contact: Phil Kerwin or Christine Cedergren, STEM Club Advisors
You may also visit our website: STEM at SMCS