Valley STEM + ME2 Academy accepting more applications for 2017-2018 school year

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This is the last call for incoming ninth- and tenth-grade students. Valley STEM + ME 2 Academy has a few spots left for the 2017-2018 school year. If your child is interested in being hands-on, creative and innovative, then the STEM Academy is the school for them. With 100 spots available for ninth-grade and 100 spots available for tenth-grade, students get that personal learning experience that they deserve to have.

Canfield student Jay Schuld said he feels that the STEM Academy has exceeded her expectations.

“Valley STEM has been such a great experience,” she said. “I feel that we are the future and we will be the ones reinventing it. Working hands on and making new friends is the best part about this school.”

The 7500-square-foot lab is housed on the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center Campus. The Academy uses a rigorous curriculum, utilizing problem-based learning based on STEM principles.

“We have received such a positive response from our current STEM students,” Valley STEM Director Mara Banfield said. “We have taken their input on how we can grow and improve and are looking forward to next school year.”

The Valley STEM + ME2 Academy’s mission is to prepare students with skills necessary to compete in the global economy while nurturing the characteristics of discovery, invention, application and entrepreneurship. This Academy provides the ideal setting for students to receive problem-based education, based on mastery of skills. The Academy has a STEM-designation from the Ohio Department of Education.

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