Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Blog

October S.T.E.M. Writing

As our students grow as writers, we want to broaden their writing to include S.T.E.M. related topics.  For the month of October, students were charged with exploring aquariums and then imagine creating the ideal...

Our S.T.E.M. Journey

When I joined the Cooke team, I noticed a strong staff and a committed cluster of Detroit students.  I saw teachers working together to provide our students the best educational experiences, despite their limited...

D.E.A.R. Time

In an effort to build a love for reading, we have D.E.A.R. time every day!  For 20 minutes, students must Drop Everything And Read independently.  Even our little ones who haven’t quite mastered their...

Channel 4 Visits Cooke

We had a surprise visit from Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather and Guy Gordon from Channel 4 news. They had a chance to visit our classes, interact with our students, and promote Count Day.

Detroit Homecoming

Interim Superintendent,  Alycia Meriweather, had a chance to meet some of our dynamic students during the annual Detroit Homecoming event.

Lab Preparations

As part of our S.T.E.M. focus, we have added a hands-on science lab to our curriculum plan.  The first step is learning abour lab safety. Our students are eager to experiment and learn. 

Uniform Day!

The first week of school students received a Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy uniform shirt to help start the year off on the right foot.  The shirts were funded by a grant as part of our...

Backpacks for All!

Thanks to the generous donation from the Mike Morris Law Firm, our students received backpacks and water bottles to start the year off right! We appreciate the community support!

Back to School!

  We are looking forward to starting our new year on Tuesday, September 6 with our new hours of 7:30-2:40.

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Field Trip

120 students were selected to attend a field trip to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum based on their grades (3.0 grade point average or higher), meeting or exceeding their normal score on the NWEA-MAP...