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10th Grade - Bottle Rocket Promo
Partnering with local business Bottle Rocket Studios, 10th grade students directed, filmed, and edited a promotional video that presents the passion and thoughtful heart behind the company and the work they create. After communicating with Bottle Rocket to understand what they were hoping for in this promotional, the students used their skills in storyboarding, professional quality filming and working with a real client to create the above video.
9th Grade - Dallas Zoo
Recognizing their potential to make a real change in the world around them, 9th grade students were challenged by the Dallas Zoo to use their skills and talents to empower their community. This year our 9th graders were commissioned by Zoo to create art installations to promote awareness of endangered species that encourage the community to take action to promote change.
4th Grade - Upcycle
In the 4th Grade mission of change—a change in ourselves, our school and our community—the students felt compelled to make a change in their community by collecting unwanted or unusable objects and transforming them into something with new beauty and purpose. The 4th Graders collectively joined to re-design and create up-cycled products to sell in a market with all proceeds going towards a good local cause.
5th Grade - Dog Park
Presented with a need for a dog park for local residents, our 5th Graders partnered with the Tri-City Animal Shelter to design a thoughtful, safe, and fun space for dogs and their owners. This process took place through 5th Grade teams focused on collaboration, goals of design, building, website creation, research, and location consideration.
Combining their knowledge and skills in math, physics and engineering, our 10th grade students worked in teams through several iterations of design to build life-size trebuchets that are capable of launching with both precision and distance. Watch a video of the last day of school launching of the trebuchets HERE.
10th Grade - Trebuchets