TEA Grants STEM Designation R. Yzaguirre ECHS Academy!
R. YZAGUIRRE STEM VISION STATEMENT
Students will graduate STEM proficient and be prepared for post-secondary study and capable of competing in the 21st Century workforce.
Teachers will have the resources and knowledge they need to integrate state standards in all content areas and skills of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics across all disciplines.
High School STEM Course offerings:
Robotics Food Science
AP Physics AP Chemistry
Algebra I & II Anatomy
Calculus Digital Design
Money Sense College Algebra
Principles of Engineering
Student Leadership Programs and Organizations aligned with STEM initiatives:
JROTC – Leadership
Senior & Junior Class Executive Committees
Student Advisory Group
National Honor Society
National Junior Honor Society
STEM aligned extra-curricular events & field trips:
College Trips – University of Houston, Texas A&M, Stanford, Baylor, PV A&M, Sam Houston State
HSF – Hispanic Scholarship Foundation at the University of Houston
TranStar – Technology & Traffic Control Visit
Gulf Coast Blood Drive
Partnership with BCM Teen Clinic
STEM related Speaker Forums
Lunch and Learn Sessions
Internships / Externships Opportunities
STEM Related Websites:
The Teaching Channel
How Stuff Works
Engineering Go For It!
I was Wondering