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Rich East Competes in the Southworks Engineering and Robotics Olympics
On Saturday, April 8th, the Rich East Manufacturing, Engineering, and Robotics club (M.E.R.) participated in the Southworks Engineering and Robotics Olympics.   
TEN80 STEM Innovators-in-Training- and Expo
Under the leadership of District CTE Coordinator Ms. Hope Stovall, the CTE Department continues to build external partnerships with our community to create and provide various career opportunities for our students (Board Goal #1 & #5).

The Ten80 STEM Innovators-in-Traning and Expo was a huge success. The students engaged in various skills workshops that addressed different concepts and skills, but all addressed a key concept of the innovation process. Students were also exposed to a variety of career paths in government and economics.
RAMP-UP with STEM Application
We're excited for our RAMP-UP with STEM Summer Program for District 227 incoming freshman. Program Highlights include: reading, writing, algebra, robotics, manufacturing, and culinary arts. The program runs Monday-Thursday 8am-12pm June 12th through June 29th, and includes meals and transportation.

For the Registration Form, click here!
For the Safety Form, click here!
NBA legends Marc Aguirre and Craig Hodges
Marc Aquirre, former NBA All-Star and DePaul University basketball star, was invited by Craig Hodges to come and speak to the students of Rich East.   
Ramp Up with STEM
Ramp Up with STEM is a great way for incoming freshman to get a head start in their high school experience. Program highlights are: reading, writing, algebra, robotics, manufacturing, and culinary. Ramp Up includes meals and transportation and begins Monday, June 12th.  
Visit to Bimba Manufacturing
The students were given a comprehensive tour of the plant, met with company leaders, learned the requirements and expectations for Bimba employees, and were able to have all of their questions answered by Bimba leadership.

The students also met with the Human Resources Director regarding possible summer internships.

Rich East Applied Technology Teacher Michael Wilson and the District 227 Manufacturing Careers Outreach Coordinator Mark Kramer continue to connect students with opportunities for college and career success. - See more at:
KayeLyn Sterling and Sam Tijerina Take Home Awards
KayeLyn Sterling won Best in School and Sam Tijerina won Honorable Mention for Best in Show, 3-dimensional at South Suburban College's high school art festival.  
The Superintendents' Commission 2017 Ron Edmonds Scholarship Award Application
The Superintendents' Commission for the Study of Demographics & Diversity is proud to sponsor The Ron Edmonds Scholarship Award Program.  Deadline: Postmarked by Friday, February 24th.  Please click on the following link to access the application:
Rich Township Snowball I - March 16th - March 19th
Any students interested in signing up for Snowball I  or finding out more information about this awesome retreat...Check out this informational video. 
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