3D Design Competition

The Extreme Redesign Challenge, sponsored by Stratasys, is an annual competition open to students worldwide. Students work alone or in a team to design an original piece of art, jewelry, or architecture, or to improve an existing design. Continue Reading →

Scholarships and Awards for Engaged Upstanders

Facing History and Ourselves invites students aged 13 and older to enter the Making Choices in Today’s World contest and reflect on who or what has influenced how they think about their roles and responsibilities as engaged members of their communities. Continue Reading →

Free STEM Lessons AND a chance to win up to $10,000

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education have launched Siemens STEM Day, a website that includes more than 130 elementary and middle school activities, as well as high school resources designed to support STEM curriculum and instruction with digital content. Continue Reading →

Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge

Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge is a mathematical modeling contest for high school juniors and seniors. Through participation in the contest, students experience what it is like to work as a team to tackle a real-world problem under time and resource constraints akin to those faced by professional mathematicians working in industry. Continue Reading →

Peace First Challenge

Peace First is launching the Peace First Challenge, a call to action for teams of young people across America to create powerful solutions for issues in their schools and local communities. By signing up, teams will gain access to digital tools, mentors, and a chance to participate in $100,000 in funding. Continue Reading →

Vans Art Competition

Competition Inspiring Creativity

Vans invites high school art students throughout the country to join in the eighth annual Vans Custom Culture art competition aimed at embracing youth creativity and supporting arts education. Teachers can register their students for the 2017 competition at the Vans Custom Culture website. Students will then be provided with four pairs of blank Vans shoes, which they will reimagine to represent four themes of the Vans’ “Off the Wall” lifestyle: action sports, arts, music, and local flavor. Continue Reading →

Active Learning Center Grant

Calling all innovative educators and educational institutions: Steelcase Education seeks partners in active learning ready to evolve the physical classroom for the advancement of learning in new and important ways. Continue Reading →

XQ Grant Finalists

Working with the Data Department and the Academic Innovation Department, we managed to make the finals of the XQ Grant – a 10 Million Dollar grant for innovation in High Schools. Continue Reading →

XQ Grant Video Submission

The XQ School Grant asked that we submit a video. Dr. Bender Jutzi, Academic Innovations Officer for the district worked to put this awesome video together about The REALM. It was so exciting to be asked to participate in the video.