Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Blog

Shades of Yale Choir

We kicked off 2017 with a unique performance by the Shades of Yale choir.  Our 3rd-6th graders enjoyed a musical performance focusing on African American spirituals.  The collegiate students followed up with an informational Q &...

Career Day Speakers Needed

We are preparing for our annual Career Day on Wednesday, February 8.  This year we are specifically seeking professionals in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, but ultimately we want to expose...

Holiday Reading with Alycia Meriweather

Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather eagerly accepted an invitation from one of our second grade teachers to read a holiday book to the class. Mrs. Meriweather spent an afternoon talking to our students and reading...

Cooke Choir Debut Performance

The Detroit Youth Choir visits our school every Wednesday to develop vocal skills with interested third-sixth graders.  They debuted their talents at this year’s holiday program and are already preparing for their spring concert.

Arts & Scraps Science

Thanks to the DPSCD partnership with Arts & Scraps, our 5th graders participated in an exciting hands-workshop that focused on the Evolution and Traits of Animals Michigan standard for fifth grade.  Their staff led our students through...

Busy Preschoolers

Our preschool classes are busy.  This month they had visitors who taught them valuable information about nutrition including how to create a healthy, balanced plate.  They literally tasted green eggs and ham inspired by...

Exploring Animal Habitats

Our first graders have been learning about animals as part of their science unit. During their studies, they had the opportunity to create their own animal habitat dioramas. Students chose a specific animal and...

Learning to Code

Our 2nd and 5th graders have joined the nationwide One Hour of Code program.  Our students are learning how to write basic computer command programs in game platforms such as Minecraft.  Coding provides students...

STEMinista Project

Our 4th graders had a wonderful opportunity to participate in the STEMinista Project. The Office of Science partnered with the Michigan Science Center to coordinate hands on STEM activities and career exposure. The workshop...