Dare to Reimagine Learning

STEAM Academy

Sturgeon Heights STEAM Academy

Our STEAM Academy at Sturgeon Heights School is focused on student imagination and creativity! Students will be immersed in the design process and project-based learning through the use of innovative technology and hands-on projects. Students will learn real-world problem solving through engineering and design. Students will gain skills through teamwork and collaboration. 

Topics of focus include: 

  • Robotics
  • Computer coding
  • 3D Printing and Design
  • Flight
  • Locomotion
  • Electricity
  • Art
  • Minecraft EDUCATION

STEAM Academy enrollment tuition will include: 

  • Branded Academy hoodie
  • A MicroBit Go (mini-computer designed to make coding fun and easy)
  • Engineering Notepad
  • Small kit of hand tools (tape measure, drafting pencils, material tote, etc)

Students will have excellent opportunities for off-site field trips to sites related to STEAM. 

  • APEGA Events
  • Skills Alberta/Canada Challenges
  • Robotics events
  • University of Alberta

 

Program Fees

Fees are $350.00 per student per year (a $100.00 registration deposit and the option to pay in monthly installments of $25.00). Student tuition will be used to purchase supplies and materials, software, field trips, and transportation. 

The STEAM Academy will be available to students in Grade 5 & 6 for the 2022/2023 school year.