Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Blog

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...

DPSCD Blueprint 2020

Cooke is committed to the Detroit Public Schools Community District Blueprint 2020 Strategic Plan: Blueprint 2020 Strategic Plan Mission We educate and empower every student, in every community, every day, to build a stronger Detroit....

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...

College Bound Goals

The walls of Cooke are decorated with college bound materials including local universities, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Ivy League Universities. We want to help plant the seed for college bound goals...

Cooke Pride

All of our students received two free uniform shirts: one polo shirt with our Cooke logo, and one STEM robot shirt.  Students proudly wear their shirts daily to show their school pride.  

Think!Energy

The DTE Think Energy team met with our 4th graders about valuable energy concepts. Students learned the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources, natural resources, potential vs. kinetic energy, and ways to conserve.  Every...

Learning Through Play

Our preschoolers have jumped right into the new school year by learning through play and role playing community careers.  They are also busy working together to explore S.T.E.M. concepts such as building bridges, counting...