Ms. Patience Moreno Computer - Robotics and Newspaper

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Welcome to 5th-8th

Robotics/ STEM
Students working in teams will learn to define, construct, and code a variety of Robots and animated online characters to execute a stated task.  The Robot Will (TRW) pick up an object and move it to another location is an example of one project. Robotics promotes organizational, critical-thinking, problem-solving, evaluation, communication, and teamwork skills.  Many of the completed projects will be presented by the students at STEM night and to other classes and groups. Read more...

SAS Newspaper
Using Publisher, ACT Aspire writing methods, and a variety of internet applications, teams of students will produce a monthly middle school newspaper, The SAS Advocate.  The primary goals of our classes are to promote students’ creativity, enjoyment, and fun in writing.  Students will improve writing skills by using writing prompts, generating and connecting ideas, pre-writing, formatting, editing, rewriting, and publishing to create their narrative, informational, and/or persuasive/argumentative writing articles.  Read more...

Robotics and Newspaper meet one day a week during enrichment, and parental permission is required.  Each Enrichment requires attendance at the selected Enrichment for at least one quarter. 

GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Club
The SAS GIS Club was formed on Jan. 26, 2017, with the help of leadership training given by held in December 2016.  On May 30, 2017, two 6th graders received awards for submitting their projects to the ArcGIS Online Competition.  Read more...

STOP Litter Club
Students in 5th and 6th Newspaper Enrichment became concerned about littering on our SAS Campus and formed this Club in late
2016.  This year the Club will host litter pickup on one morning per week before school assembly from 7:15 - 7:37 am. Read more...


  To sign-up your child for one of the above Enrichments and/or Clubs please Click Here.