Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Blog

Service Learning Project

Our 21st CCLC students led a school wide food drive as part of our first service learning project. The YAC officers visited every classroom encouraging students to donate. They were also responsible for collecting...

Hands-On Learning

Our Pre-K students, teachers, and parents had a full day of excitement at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. They enjoyed touching, trying, exploring, and of course learning. It’s important to  provide students opportunities to...

YAC Swearing In Ceremony

Our 21st CCLC Youth Advisory Council elected officers were officially sworn in during a ceremony at the Coleman Young City Council Building. After hearing an inspirational speech from Stephen Grady, Chief of Staff, they...

Robotics Team

Our 2017-2018 robotics team consist of students from 3rd to 6th grades. It is an elective course that meets twice a week during the school day and is led by a local community volunteer,...

Our Busy Preschoolers

Our preschoolers are off to a busy year exploring many STEM concepts.  They work together like young engineers to build original constructions.  They explore math concepts forming shapes and creating patterns.  Some days they...

Academic Enrichment

Our 21st CCLC academic classes provide authentic hands-on experiences to our students.  After exploring character traits, and illustrating their own characters, students then switched into math gear and used clay to transform their 2D...

Youth Advisory Council

Our 21st CCLC students campaigned for a week for Youth Advisory Council Officers.  They displayed posters, passed out campaign materials, and gave speeches.  On October 31st, the students used mock voting booths and ballots...

Fire Safety

We are grateful for community leaders such as our Detroit Firefighters, who make sure they visit our school to educate our students on fire safety.  The fireman teaches the students the difference between smoke...

Exciting Beginnings

Our 21st CCLC program has started off with lots of excitement from our 5th and 6th graders.  After 30-minutes of homework help, students participate in hands-on Reading, Science, and Math academic activities followed by...