Claysburg Kimmel SD Afterschool STEM Program
Claysburg Kimmel SD Afterschool STEM Program

The afterschool STEM program kicked off recently at the Claysburg Kimmel Elementary School. The program at was started as a partnership between the district and the education foundation during the 2015-16 school year and is offered one day per week, with approximately 40-50 students. On Wednesdays throughout the year, students can choose to stay after school to work on hands-on STEM activities. According to Mr Hall, elementary principal, “the afterschool STEM program is a way to get students excited about learning. The students that participate in the program develop tangible STEM skills and begin to see themselves as real-world problem solvers.” Projects currently being used in the program are: Lego Mindstorm, VEX Robotics, Crime Scenarios, and many more teacher prepared activities.