St. Mary's Visitation School In the News
Stem Shuttle Visits SMV
St. Mary's Visitation hosted the Dream Flight USA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Shuttle. The STEM Shuttle is a 45-foot, 20-ton tour bus called the "Spirit of Education," and is a hands-on activity center where SMV students spent time on board at different work stations learning to design a space station, work in space, fix the Hubble Telescope, learn about lunar and solar eclipses, and more. Check out the news coverage from local media below:
Principals Cite Importance of Catholic Schools in Evangelization:
St. Mary's Principal, Mary Tretow, discusses the importance of Catholic Schools in evangelization in a recent issue of The Catholic Herald.
Engineering Design on a Dime:
"In a Wisconsin classroom, Kylie Daemmrich's fifth graders have a problem. They have to send a potato chip to another classroom, keeping the chip intact. The problem? Her students can’t use any traditional packing materials like bubble wrap or packing peanuts. It’s more than a class project: as students discuss materials and test designs, they’re starting to think like engineers."
Students Pay it Forward through Stewardship Lessons