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Hampton Certified as a Common Sense District

 

The Hampton Township School District is pleased to announce that it has received certification as a Common Sense District. The certification is issued through Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families with reviews and advice they need to make smart …

Posted by berg in STEM, STEAM, Digital Transformation on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at 02:53PM
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Technology Innovation Complements Rigorous HTSD Curriculum

 

 

Editor's Note: The following post is one in a series of guest blogs The Talbot Times will feature on the HTSD digital transformation. The second blog in the series is dedicated to explaining how digital technology will be used to enhance, rather than replace, HTSD's rigorous …

Digital Transformation: Bringing the Future of Education to Classrooms Today


Editor’s Note: The following post is one in a series of guest blogs The Talbot Times will feature on the HTSD digital transformation. The first blog in the series is dedicated to explaining the process of the digital transformation. 

As you may have heard by now, the Hampton Township…

Posted by berg in STEM, STEAM, Digital Transformation on Friday June 2, 2017 at 01:09PM
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Meeting the Marshmallow Challenge

 

Students in Dean Longwell's AP Physics class at the High School participated in the "Marshmallow Challenge" this week to test their physics reasoning skills.

In teams of four, the students were provided with 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of masking tape, one yard of string and one …

Posted by berg in STEM, High School, STEAM on Thursday December 22, 2016 at 01:41PM
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HMS Robocruisers Earn Second Place in Scholastic Division

The Robocruisers participated in their first competitive scrimmage for FLL (First Lego League) on Saturday, Dec. 3 at Aquinas Academy and earned second place in the Scholastic Division. The challenge this year is "Animal Allies" and is all about our furry, feathered …

Posted by berg in Middle School, STEM, STEAM, Robotic, First Lego League on Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 09:30AM
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STEAM Showcase a Great Asset


Five of the 13 students in Mr. Joe Afflerbach’s robotics course attended a STEAM Showcase on Sept. 27 at the Circuit Center and Ballroom in Pittsburgh.

The students, along with Mr. Afflerbach and Mr. Nick Helbling, presented the robots they’ve been designing and programming since the …

Posted by berg in STEM, High School, STEAM on Monday October 3, 2016 at 05:07PM
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Camp Invention Sparks Excitement

 

Children in grades K-6 in Hampton and surrounding communities sparked their excitement for STEAM education at the 2016 Camp Invention program, held July 25-29 at Wyland Elementary School. Approximately 60 students attended the camp. 

Camp Invention is a nationally-recognized, …

Posted by berg in STEM on Monday August 8, 2016 at 12:42PM
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Ford Junior Grand Prix Trophy Awarded to HMS Student


Hampton Middle School student Daniel Farrell is awarded the grand prize for the Ford Junior Grand Prix. From l-r back row: Dr. Michael Loughead, HTSD Superintendent, Christy Farrell, Greg Farrell, Daniel Farrell and John Huselton, Shults Ford General Manager. Front row, l-r: Thomas Farrell and …

Posted by berg in Middle School, STEM on Tuesday July 26, 2016 at 04:38PM
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Students Accept Backpack Challenge

Students in Ms. Jennifer Miller's Honors Geometry class at Hampton Middle School recently competed in a "backpack challenge" as an enrichment exercise for the class. The students were presented with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) challenge of designing their own backpack. The …

Posted by berg in Middle School, STEM on Wednesday May 25, 2016 at 10:56AM
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Central Celebrates STEM

On Friday, April 29, Central Elementary students celebrated the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with a variety of activities. Among the unique activities was an art project in which students were tasked with designing their own building, using a variety of shapes and …
Posted by berg in STEM, Central Elementary, Cardboard Challenge on Monday May 2, 2016 at 01:09PM
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