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Garfield STEM is a school of choice

Leadership win Awards at Championship!!!

1st Place Overall Drill Team 1st Place Overall Color Guard Team 3rd Place  Overall Archery Team 3rd Place Overall Sweepstakes 5th Place Overall Drill-Down

Announcements

8th Grade Promotion:

8th Grade Promotion will be held on May 23rd at 6:00pm in the Garfield Gym. Tickets will be required. Check the school calendar for full details. 

Yearbooks Still Available:

Purchase a Yearbook in the Main Office. 

Registration for 2017-2018:

August 7th: Registration for 6th Graders, in the Gym, from 8:00am-2:30pm 

August 8th: Registration for all students, in the Gym, from 8:00am-6:30pm

August 8th: Jump Start for 6th Graders, in the Cafeteria, from noon-3:00pm

August 9th: Registration for all students, in the Gym, from 8:00am-2:30pm 

August 14th: First day of School 

After School Programs:

If you are interested in learning all about our after school programs, click the Athletics and After School programs tab above. 

Leadership Students Win Awards at Championship:

1st Place Overall Drill Team

1st Place Overall Color Guard Team

3rd Place Overall Archery Team

3rd Place Overall Sweepstakes

5th Place Overall Drill-Down

Congratulations!!!!! We are proud of you!!!!

Last Day of School:

The last day of school will be May 25th. It will be a half day. We will dismiss at 11:30am. Breakfast and Lunch will be served. 

 

 

 

ST MATH

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Click on JiJi to access ST Math

Art at Garfield through the Creative Roots Program!!!

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Click on the link below to see a Power Point about the first year of the Youth Mural Project at Garfield!!!!!

The Garfield will launch a high altitude balloon on May 6th!!!

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Image from our balloon at 95,000 feet. Click on picture to see video.  See more images on our STEM page. 

 

Why Choose Garfield STEM?

The world is changing at a pace that is unprecedented in human history. How we work, shop, play, and interact has been revolutionized by the technological innovations of the last few decades. We know the innovations of today will be obsolete in a few short years, and, in some cases, even months. We may not know how the world will change but we can be assured the rate of change will not slow down and will likely accelerate. Our students will need to be lifelong learners,  prepared to take the jobs and careers of the future, many of which do not even exist yet.  

 

To succeed in this new fast-paced world of the 21st century workplace, our students will need to cultivate a new set of skills. Problem solving, critical thinking, and innovation will be valued over simple task completion. Our students must be capable of imagining a range of possible solutions to any given problem and select the best course of action. Great outcomes are seldom accomplished alone. Students must be able to collaborate effectively with their peers and make effective contributions to a team.

 

Garfield STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) is committed to giving our students the tools they will need to make their college and career goals a reality. Our students begin their day with a caring advisor who helps them navigate the complexities of middle school, get organized, sharpen their interpersonal skills, and learn how to effectively collaborate through teambuilding games, competitions, and challenges. Weekly morning meetings with their whole grade level build a sense of community and identity.

 

The core classes of Humanities, Science, and Math meet in 82 minute sessions. These longer blocks allow our teachers the time needed to give our students challenging and interesting projects where students have the opportunity to explore complex problems and work with classmates to discover solutions . The engineering component of our program is delivered through each student’s Science class. Sixth  graders work with robotics in our state of the art technology lab and 7th graders work  with specialized software to develop  new and original computer applications.Technology is integrated and woven throughout the curriculum. Every student develops a personal website and is  able to complete and submit work electronically  using the Google Classroom platform. We have four stationary computer labs and four mobile computer labs available for our students. We are able to deliver this specialized instruction in a small school community of less than 400 students.

 

Garfield STEM also has everything you would expect from a traditional middle school. We have a first rate athletics program with basketball, volleyball, track and field, flag football, and soccer. Our electives include art, band, orchestra, information technology, physical education, AVID, and  Junior Army Guard (JAG). After school enrichment programs are also available.  

 

To find out more about Garfield STEM School, click on the STEM tab above, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. I would like to thank you for choosing Garfield STEM School. I know that, together, we can give our students the tools to succeed in school and in life.

 

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Welcome Mr. Hatch!!!

I would like to welcome Ryan Hatch to the Garfield team. Mr. Hatch will be starting a choir program at Garfield STEM beginning in January 2017. Mr. Hatch is completing his fourteenth year teaching. ...more

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Today: 5/29/17

6th Grade Girls Robotics Team

Congratulations

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