Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Blog

Milo the Robot

Our Robotics program, led by a local volunteer, is off to a great start.  Students completed the first task of building Milo the Robot and learning how to use the WeDo iPad app to...

Learning through Music

One of our kindergarten classes has incorporated the well known song, Who Let the Dogs Out? into a morning learning routine.  The students enjoy practicing their phonetic sounds to this popular tune and it helps them get ready for...

Pancakes with the Principal

As an administrator, it is essential that I promote high expectations and academic achievements. Our administrative team organized a special breakfast honoring students who met their MAP goals, maintain good attendance, and excell in...

Robotics WeDo Program

One of our North Rosedale Park neighbors has volunteered his experiences as an engineer to lead an eight week robotics course with a group of  3rd through 5th graders. The program will use our Lego...

Reduce the Juice

Our new Go Green initiative is to Reduce the “Electricity” Juice.  The members of the Go Green team made PA announcements and visited classrooms to remind staff to shut down computers, close windows, turn...

MLK Collection Drive

The DPSCD Youth Squad sponsored an MLK Drive asking for new clothes and hygiene supplies for donation to the COTS shelter in Detroit.  In just three days, our Cooke families donated enough socks, coats, canned goods,...

Preschoolers Make Snow

Pre K students made their own snow!! Students used powdered snow, added water and stirred the mixture. Students observed that the water made the powder wet and the snow expanded!! Students enjoyed making hand...