Blinding Me with Science

Friday, February 9, 2018
Students presenting arctic plant prototype

Walk the halls of Hopkins School and you just might find yourself immersed in scientific discovery and engineering. From students actively engaged in designing water filters in the…

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Social Media Resources for Teachers and Students

Friday, January 26, 2018

Researching and finding many sites that may inspire you and your students to join, read, and share with those who are interested. In this post you will find…

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HPS STEAM: A Call for Expertise

Friday, April 28, 2017

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Making a Video Game “Score” with Design Thinking

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Students in Ms. Barkin’s music class are conquering creativity and collecting coins as they compose scores to select Super Mario World levels. The month-long endeavor, which blends instruments…

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Rising to the Design Challenge

Friday, February 17, 2017

Picture a group of individuals gathered around a table trying to solve a problem under a tight deadline while using limited resources. Sound familiar? How did your envisioned…

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Re-Making the High School’s MakerSpace

Friday, December 2, 2016
Photo: MakerSpace-3DPrinter

A year ago, librarian Kirsten Fournier opened up a makerspace as part of an ongoing effort to transition the high school library from a traditional setting into a…

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Inside the High School’s New Fab Lab

Friday, November 4, 2016
Photo: Declan Curry and Jade Poovakad in Fab Lab

“You’re going to need some graph paper, a ruler with the cork back, and a 45-degree triangle,” art teacher Christine Enos declares to her first-period class. The students…

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