STLP Plans 2016 - 2017

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School plans will be posted as submitted. Most plans are submitted by October 1. To see plans from previous school years, please click on the links in the sidebar.

Academy for
Leadership
at
Millcreek Elementary

 

Tim Ferry,
Lauren Wilkinson,
Caryn Raskin

Digital Art
Students will create digital art products including photography, graphic design, and original art.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Millcreek Morning News
Students will film events around the school and broadcast a bi-weekly news show for all of the students at the school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Videography
Students will create video pieces encompassing enrichment projects around the school and PBIS.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Arlington Elementary

Daphne McCoy,
Valerie Zinser

Design Helpdesk
For their showcase project this year, the students of Arlington Elementary have decided to become a Design Helpdesk for the teachers at Arlington. The teachers can submit a Design request to the students for 3d objects to be created for instructional purposes. The students will either design these models themselves to print on the 3d printer or will use the 3d scanner to scan an existing model / material that teachers need more copies of in order to support the learning of our students.
STLP Goals 1, 3, 4 and 6

RCX Competition
We will have 2 teams competiting in the RCX Competition this year. The RCX competition uses the EV3 LEGO Mindstorms Robots. The students will be asked to build and program the robots to fulfill missions during the competition. This will develop the students' abilities to use computer programming, engineering, problem solving, and technology skills.
STLP Goal 4

Ashland Elementary

 

 

 

Steven Givan,
Patrick Deans

Digital Learning Wall
A 40" monitor will be mounted on the wall outside of the computer lab. Display will be updated weekly (or bi-weekly) to reflect current student projects, classroom recognitions, and various slides connected to classroom objectives and technology standards. (think Channel 13 for the school)
STLP Goals 1, 3, 4 and 6

Morning News Show
Students produce, direct, and star in a daily morning news show. Show features daily school news, patriotic songs, a wellness routine, jokes, and weather. This year we will be adding spotlights for Spanish and character education.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Athens-Chilesburg Elementary

Gold

Matt Olson

ACE Morning Show
Students will meet twice a week to plan and produce a morning show for our school. They will brainstorm the content and order of program for the show, communicate with teachers and students, and broadcast the show using Google Hangouts.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Pokémon Go Club
Students will meet once a week to learn about and play the game Pokémon Go in the area surrounding our school. They will research the current state of the game in Lexington and other communities to better understand how it is impacting society. Students will determine, research, and implement a project related to the game that will benefit our community.
STLP Goals 1, 3, 4 and 5

RCX Robotics
Students will meet weekly to design and program robots for the RCX Competition in Spring 2017. Students will work in pairs and small groups to problem solve and collaborate, seeking the best score possible. Additionally, the group may have the opportunity to teach other students in the school how to program robots.
STLP Goals 1, 4 and 6

Scratch Programming Club
Students will meet in the morning twice a week to work on programming challenges and develop their skills in Scratch programming. They will share their programs with one another and develop their own personal repertoire of programs. Some students may interview at Regionals to become Scratch Ambassadors in the spring.
STLP Goals 1, 4 and 5

SumoBot
Students will meet weekly to design and program robots to best defeat other robots in a head-to-head battle. Students will work with partners and small groups, learning to program and testing their designs against teammates. The team will compete against other schools at the SumoBot competition in December 2016. Additionally, the group may have the opportunity to teach other students at the school how to design and program the robots.
STLP Goals 1, 4 and 6

Beaumont Middle School

Gold

Robbie Randall

Digital Art
Students will work on their own creations of a digital art piece.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Digital Music
Students will work on digital music and create their own music.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Mental Health Awareness
Students are continuing to develop a visual storybook about mental health awareness for students and staff.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Minecraft
Students will work in Minecraft to complete tasks and build shelters.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Video Production
Students will use a drone to video the BMS Campus and make a video for the morning news.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Booker T. Washington Elementary

Gold

Brandon Bradley

Bravos Build a Business
BTWE Scholars will learn how to build a business and how to use professional marketing software and tools to promote that business. Scholars will then apply their knowledge by developing a business plan and marketing materials for a business that will positively impact their community and school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Breckinridge Elementary

 

Kara Chapman

Behind Camera
This pair of 2 students will meet twice monthly to film informational videos to enhance clarity of procedures and expectations for parents, students, and teachers. These students will be recording those students who are interviewing, reporting, and acting.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Film Editing
This pair of 2 students will meet twice monthly to film informational videos to enhance clarity of procedures and expectations for parents, students, and teachers. These students will be behind the camera writing scripts, directing/recording skits and interviews.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

On Camera
This group of 5 students will meet twice monthly to film informational videos to enhance clarity of procedures and expectations for parents, students, and teachers. These students will be on film interviewing, reporting, and acting.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Scratching The Surface of Coding
This group will meet once a month to create short animations using scratch coding. This is a phenomenal entry point for students who want a future in technology, coding, computer software, or animation.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Bryan Station High School

Gold

Ingrid Williams

Audio/Video Production
Students produce video and audio recordings for a variety of purposes. Students have produced a weekly "Defender News" program, public service announcements to inform the school community, and creative projects. Students plan to, in the coming year, provide assitance to students in the school's arts career pathway by creating portfolio recordings of performances in music, dance, and drama.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6


Computer Science/IT
Students can create apps that can be displayed on Google play, Apple app store, and the Windows app store. On the app store students' apps can be exposed to people all over the world, and can get feedback on how to improve them in the future. Students write code in introductory and advanced languages and learn the basics of hardware and symbiotic systems.  Students also learn to search for needs within their community, and how to fulfill them in creative means, with technology.
STLP Goals 2, 3, 5 and 6

Digital Imaging/Graphic Design/Web Design
Students create digital portfolios for arts classes. These student works range from digital photography to more intensive manipulation of graphics for inclusion in student-designed web pages. Students work with a range of software in the Adobe design suite.
STLP Goals 1, 4, 5 and 6

Engineering
Students learn about a range of tools for design, including drafting software, and a complete engineering lab.
STLP Goals 6

Robotics
Students in STLP can put together robots from lego kits, to help people learn the basics of engineering and programing. Students can put their robots to the test by trying to fight or outsmart other students in sumo challenges, or students can think of clever ways to complete tasks in RCX to put their problem solving skills to the test.
STLP Goals 3, 4 and 5

Bryan Station Middle School


Bruce Barnett,
Rick Prince

School PSA
PSA video productions on dos and don'ts at BSM.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Cardinal Valley Elementary


Sarah Bentley,
Sonya Crumbie

Collaboration Projects
We are collaborating with the green garden team, recycling team and the art club on a variety of projects.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Computer Maintenance
Students will clean computers internally and externally.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Microsoft Office
Students will use a variety of Microsoft programs while creating informational pieces to share with the group.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Morning News Show
School wide morning news show that features specials rotation, calendar of events, menu, school wide initiatives, work and jokes of the day, and a lesson a chosen character trait.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

PSA's
We will do a variety of PSA's throughout the school year that focus on bullying, the humane society, environmental and other projects.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Carter G. Woodson Academy

Middle & High School

Melanie Trowel,
Storm Cherry,
Robert Go

Racing to the Future
Students will learn about the physics behind slot car racing, build cars, and have a school slot car racing competition to decide who will go to State STLP.
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 3

Robotics
Students will use problem solving skills  and collaboration to build and program robots to complete a task.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Royal Fit Club
Students promote, organize and educate the school and community about how to be more healthy.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

STLP After School Club
We will meet after school to work on Scratch and other programming activities.  The students will work on independent projects to prepare for competition.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

STLP Music Group
Student lead music group will produce their own music and songs that promote school and content.  They will use movie making skills to produce music videos and create website to promote their project.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Student Voice Through Digital Art
Students will use digital art projects to voice their ideas and thoughts.
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 6

Cassidy Elementary


Emily Fortney Chamorro,
Stan Shelby

Colts News Live
Over 70 third, fourth and fifth graders work in teams of eight students to produce a daily, live morning news show. Students rotate through jobs that allow them to develop skills both on and off camera. The news show is a vital source of communication for students, teachers, parents and community members.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Racing to the Future Slot Car Racing Club
The Slot Car Racing club at Cassidy meets every other week and hosts about ten students. They learn to build and race cars on tracks that they learn to set up and manipulate. Students learn this great skill of competative slot car racing at a young age.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Spanish Club
The Spanish Club at Cassidy hosts 20 kindergarten, first and second grade students. They meet weekly and use and create with technology, while learning Spanish. Students create by using programs such as Lego story sets, paint, video maker and iPads. They also work on coding activities through lego.com and basic robotics.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Clays Mill Elementary

 

Gayla Webb

RCX Competition
Students will use the Lego Mindstorm Robots in the RCX Competition. This event helps students learn how to work together to complete missions that will culminate in a spring competition. Students will hone their computational thinking through logical thinking, spotting mistakes and problems, and willingness to solve problems.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

WeDo Lego
Students use WeDo to build simple mechanical sets and then use coding to make them work. They are able to link science concepts to the machines, such as force and motion.
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 4

Coventry Oak Elementary

Chad Willis

RCX Robots
Students will build and program RCX robots.
STLP Goals 1, 4 and 6

Student Help Desk
Student tech support: Students will learn basic computer programs and will help teachers and other students to troubleshoot technical problems during the school day. They will come early to turn on library and lab computers and will also shut them down at the end of the day.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6

Crawford Middle


Casey Bayne

Robotics
Students will be working collaboratively to build and program robots to complete missions and compete in the Regional Competition, STEM Fair, and State Competition.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Deep Springs Elementary


Tracy Warren

Lego Robotics
Students will be able to design, build, and program a fully functioning robotic system.  Students will understand force and motion.  Students will use logical thinking to program robots to move them in certain directions.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Photos and Videos
Students will use IPad minis to record STLP and school events.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Dixie Elementary

Gold
AllieShae Prater

RCX Lego Robotics
Students will use teamwork to program RCX Lego Robotics to complete missions. Students will develop computer programming and robot design skills to prepare for the Regional RCX Compeition.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Eastside Technical Center

Gold
Tonya Jones,
Michelle Rauch

Educational Gaming
Students are working on educational games.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

eSports
Students will be discussing benefits of online gaming.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Harry Jerry
Students are making a game that will help with behavior and social issues they may be having.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Makey Makers
Students will be working on keyboards.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Edythe J. Hayes Middle

Gold
Art Hardin,
Kathy Isenhour

Photography
Students will work on photography projects through STLP.  These projects will involve both normal photography, manipulated photography, and other projects, i.e. photographing veterans on Veteran's Day.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Robotics
Students will participate in the Lego Robotics competition in the spring.  Over the course of the year they will develop problem solving and team building skills.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Video/News Production
Students will learn to video and edit the segments for the morning news and other video competitions throughout the year.  Students will produce videos which will be featured on the school news program and show others how to use the software and cameras.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Garden Springs Elementary

Gold
Janelle Chapman

Dash and Dot Around
STLP students will use coding to direct the Dash and Dot robots to different locations in the building to help students and visitors locate specific areas.
STLP Goals 1, 5 and 6

Dot and Dash Music
STLP students will program Dot and Dash robots to play songs to be used by students with special needs.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

RCX Robots
STLP students will build and program EV3 robots to compete in a RCX regional competition. Students will collaborate and problem solve in order to complete the RCX missions.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Garrett Morgan Elementary

Christie Turner,
Jennifer Reams

GME News Show
STLP students will be in charge of producing the student news show for Garrett Morgan. Students will produce the show by planning the script, recording, and editing the show.
STLP Goals 1 and 6

GME Robotics
STLP students will be the first students to be on our GME Robotics Team. Students will learn to build EV3 Robots, create the pieces for the robotics board, and engineer the robots to complete different missions. Students will compete in the spring at the Robotics Competition.
STLP Goals 1 and 4

GME Safety Patrol
STLP students are educating and teaching students at Garrett Morgan Elementary how to stay safe. STLP students are helping with morning parent drop offs helping to keep our students safe when arriving to school. The students plan to create presentations about different safety procedures throughout the school year.
STLP Goals 1 and 6

Glendover Elementary

Gold
Erin Nolan

Eagle Eye News
Students will run a morning show that will be broadcast to the school live Monday through Thursday. Students will be in charge of scripting, reporting, and recording the live show. Students will also script, record, report, and edit a weekly show to be broadcast to the school and community via a private YouTube channel on Fridays.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Glendover Robotics Team
Students involved with Glendover Robotics Club will work with Lego’s NXT Mindstorm robots and compete in a regional RCX competition. RCX, or Robo Challenge Xtreme, is a great way to approach STEM requirements in the classroom. RCX allows for a challenging, yet fun way for students to expand their knowledge of math and science through a robotics competition. RCX is a team activity designed to strengthen student’s teamwork skills, communication skills, computer programming and problem solving skills. This year’s RCX theme is “Fun at the Fair”. Students will construct and program their robots to manipulate the games and rides at the fair. Top teams from each of the regional competitions will move on to the State STLP Competition in April.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Glendover Tech Team
Students will learn about various technology and share their learning with teachers and students throughout the school. They will teach others how to use the program and ideas on how to incorporate it in to their classrooms. (ex: Makey Makey, podcasts, ArtRage, Adobe Spark, Snapchat, Google Classroom, SeeSaw)
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Glendover Yearbook
CommitteeSTLP will take pictures for the school yearbook. They will also be in charge of the editing of pictures and layout and design of the school yearbook.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Harrison Elementary


Stephanie Meyer,
Brittany Slone

Friday Morning News
Students will collaborate to film, edit, and produce the morning news. Students will include announcements, events, book trailers, and other feature stories.
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 3

Lego Robotics
Students will design, create, and program Lego robots to complete in the RCX challenge. Students will develop collaboration, communication, and problem solving skills. Students will also teach younger students how to program the robots.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Move It!
Students will use Aurasma to create photos that come to life. The photos will be placed around the school to provide a movement trail to be used on days that the weather doesn't allow for outdoor recess. Students will video activities and excercises that whole classes, small groups or individual students can do.
STLP Goals 1, 3 and 6

Recycle Challenge
STLP students will partner with the LFUCG (Lexington Fayette Urban County Government) Department of Waste Management Recycling Challenge to use digital technologies to create an advertising campaign (PSAs, infographics, posters, flyers) to promote the Recycle Challenge in our area. The goal of the project is to increase recycling by 50% in our school attendance zone.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Henry Clay High


Jason Behler,
Tim Bernardi

21st Century Storytelling
Digital media in the form of films, podcasts, broadcasts, and pictures have become the new standard for storytelling. Through our Photography, Broadcast Journailsm, and Film Production classes, our STLP focus is preparing kids to tell their stories - ranging from informational to entertaining - through a 21st century lens.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

James Lane Allen Elementary

 

Crystal Kennedy,
Kathy Keinath
Laura Barnes

Digital Art
Students will create an original piece of digital art using the ArtRage software.  We will collaborate with our Art teacher and Art club for this project.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Eye of the Tiger New Program
Students plan, write scripts, and produce a morning news program played for the school daily.  Topics include: current events, lunch, upcoming special events, reinforcing school "PAWS" (rules), enrich curriculum through question of the week and academic vocabulary.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

KATE:  Be a School Super Hero
A group of STLP students will plan, design, and create a short video to support student self esteem.  We have a very diverse population and the video may be designed to develop understanding of cultural diversity and sensitivity.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Manipulated Photo
Student(s) will take a photo, upload the image and use digital photo enhancement software to enhance and manipulate the original image to create a digital work of art.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 4

Original Photo
Students will use technology (iphone, digital camera, etc.) to take an original photo that expresses an interest they have.  They will upload, print, and create a description explaining why the image was important to them.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Public Service Announcement
Students will create a short PSA video on a topic they will choose. Topic will be geared towards one of the following:  bullying, self-esteem, or other student generated topic ideas.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

RCX Robot Challenge
Students will design, build and program robots to compete in the RCX challenge this year.  Students will work in teams of 2-4 sharing roles and responsibilities of the project.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

SumoBots
Students will design, build, and program robots to compete in SumoBot competitions as teams of 2.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Jessie Clark Middle

Gold
Brett Owens,
Emily Tighe

Breakout EDU
Students and teachers are working together to use Breakout EDU products and eventually create educational modules that can be used for specific subjects.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

JCMS Mission 22
Community Service to raise awareness and money to help prevent the 22 veteran suicides that are completed each day.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

NTI
Students will use web resources to deliver Non Traditional Instruction with subject content created by teachers and all digital assets created and published by students.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Tech of Money
Students will determine what security features are currently being used by the United States Bureau of Printing and Engraving to help prevent counterfeiting and explore what could be used.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Washington 360
Students are creating 360 degree videos of Washington locations and resources to enable students that cannot visit our nation’s capital to experience many of its tourist locations.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Julius Marks Elementary

Gold
Debbie Kiser

AOK (Acts of Kindness) @ JME
We are showcasing many acts of kindness at our school!  We will be role-playing and making many videos to show on JME-TV!
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

The More You Learn, The More You'll Earn!
We are working with area schools/programs/people to introduce many career choices to our students!  We will making videos to show on JME-TV!
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Kevlar for K-9s
We will be raising money to buy a Kevlar jacket for a Kentucky State Police dog. We will be talking to Kentucky State Police officers and other police officers to get information about police dogs. We will make videos to showcase our project.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

iMovie Manners
We will be making short videos highlighting good manners at JME. We will show these videos every day on JME-TV.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Lafayette High

Gold
Jason Sturgill,
Christopher Bryant

Creating a digital storybook to assist in helping younger students learn to read
Students will translate a children's book into a motion book with audio recordings. With the author's permission, the information will be deciminated to local school libraries and reading specialists.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

General Tech
Getting students to trouble shoot and assist technology issue within the building.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Real Time Animation and Skinning
Students will create a real time animation based on composite information in which students will add a skin (digitally render character) to a real life actor.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Lansdowne Elementary


Ally Cajka,
Jennifer Rodabaugh

Morning News Program
Students will write, produce, tape, and present the morning news program each morning for the entire school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Robotics RCX
The students in this group will design, build, and program a robot to compete in the RCX robotics competition.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Leestown Middle


Brandon French

Digital Art
Students will work on their own creations of a digital art piece.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

LMS News
Students will write, produce, tape, and present the morning news program each morning for the entire school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Robotics Team
Students will work to design and program robots and take part in the RCX competitions.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Lexington Traditional Middle School


Josh Rayburn

Blackcats Public Relations Team
STLP is working to revamp the face of our school using technology to create brochures, videos, and social media to promote our school. Videos will showcase our school and help visitors know more about LTMS and what we have to offer. As LTMS changes the focus of our school, STLP will be there to help promote the new programs using different forms of media to help administration.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Blackcats Tech Help
Students will work on troubleshooting different tech issues that occur at LTMS. LTMS is working toward a 1:1 Chromebook initiative and students will work with teachers to help troubleshoot problems and help students with their issues on Chromebooks.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Channel 12 Blackcat News
Students are working on creating a live morning news show broadcast. Student present the news and operate the equipment to provide a morning news show that is live and free of error. Students type the script and serve as different leadership roles, from camera man to anchor to teleprompter.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Liberty Elementary

 

Melinda Craig,
Melinda Caudill

Lego Robotics
Students will learn basic coding, programming and real life applications of robots. Students will start with coding using simple programs on code.org, so they will understand how the block programming works. We will move on to using the programming software for the EV3. Students will learn forward, backward, and will progress as they are ready for sensors, motors and turns.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Locust Trace AgriScience Center

Sara Tracy

Locust Trace Recruitment Video
Utilizing video cameras and drone to create a recruitment video for LTAC (Locust Trace AgriScience Center).
STLP Goals
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

M.L. King Transitional Learning Center


Quincy Murdock

What's the Word - Digital Music
Digital Music that will address social issues. Students will create digital music that has an uplifting social message.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

What's the Word - Digital Short
Digital short film with digital music that will address current social issues.
STLP Goals
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Mary Todd Elementary


Shawn Mink,
Austin Gerughty

SumoBots
Students will build, program, and enhance a robot to make it push another robot off of a Sumo-board.  Students will work in pairs. They will use teamwork, trial and error, perseverance, as well as logical reasoning in order to continually transform their robot to defeat all of the other teams at our school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Maxwell Elementary

Gold
David Mato

RCX Lego Robots
STLP students at Maxwell will learn how to program using CODE.org activities and apply what they have learned using NXT Robots. They will use the Lego materials from http://rcxrobot.org to work in groups and develop a plan to solve the different missions presented from RCX Robots.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

 

Meadowthorpe Elementary

Gold

Shelby Eden

Photography
Learning photography skills and how to use a digital camera properly.
STLP Goals 1, 3 and 4

RCX Fun at the Fair
Building and programming robots to compete. Students will work as teams.
STLP Goals 1, 3 and 4

Scratch
Students will learn the fundamentals of scratch and create their own program.
STLP Goals 1, 3 and 4

Morton Middle


David Kitchen

Live Mustang News
STLP students collect school and community announcements daily for the live show each morning during AL-Homeroom. Not only does this community service have actively self-motivated staff but it promotes school spirit with PBS, positive behavior systems. Preparation begins bright and early each morning updating data entry announcements into the teleprompter PowerPoint for anchor viewing during the show. Themed backgrounds are also rotated daily to match the theme of the day or week, like iSafe & School Safety week. Student accomplishments and student recognition is always a great way to start a Mustang day at Morton Middle.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Mustang Tech Crew
STLP students work with the school's technology teacher to address technology problems within the school. The Tech Crew is the first line of defense when teachers have problems with technologies in their classrooms, when computers need repaired or technologies need implemented throughout the school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Mustang Video
STLP students will serve as the schools video production team. This awesome group recirds videos of things happening at Morton from class projects to school events to sporting games, and then edits the footage to form short videos to be shows on the school's morning news, school website and other media.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Mustang Web Team
The Mustang Web Team develops a web presence for many of the activities happening at Morton. STLP students will design and maintain websites for school clubs, sports teams and more. Students will also teach the coaches and teacher club sponsors how to maintain the website.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Mustangs Building a Better Community
Mustang STLPers will work with a local nonprofit to identify technology needs and work to help the nonprofit with those needs.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Mustangs Taking Care of Mustangs
STLP students will develop a technology-based anti-bullying campaign. Students will identify ways to combat bullying through technology, and implent identified activities.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Race to the Future
STLP Race to the Future members will learn about and discuss force and motion on their way to competing in the state Race to the Future competition.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Robotics Competition
Students will work to design and program robots and take part in the RCX competitions.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Technology Training
STLP students will become experts on various software and forms of technology, at times receiving professional certifications, and then train teachers and other students on using these technologies.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Northern Elementary


Johnnie Miller,
Matt Chojnacki

The Knight Show
STLP students will be collaborating with classrooms to film, edit, and produce brain breaks. Classroom teachers can then access brainbreaks through GoNoodle and view during instruction.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Paul Laurence Dunbar High

Gold
Kim Overstreet,
Jim Adams

DDFO
Dunbar Doing For Others is an off-shoot of STLP.  We organize a joint effort with other PLD clubs and organizations to do a toy drive. We will then wrap the toys and deliver them to the UK Children's Hospital in December. After delivering gifts to the patients and any siblings who want them, we leave the extras behind for the child life department to give to children who have milestones at the hospital such as birthdays, last chemo treatment, etc.
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 5

International Connections
We use calling technology such as Skype to encourage international connections. We are setting up for a monthly skype exchange with a school in Mexico. We are also utilizing technology to ask others such as men and woman in the military their experience using technology overseas.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Lamplighter
Lamplighter is the student news media productions of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. Lamplighter produces the weekly school news and creates videos for various organizations within the school, which are filmed and edited by the students. We also maintain an online news site which contains school announcements, an official Dunbar sports center page, photo galleries, club spotlights, social media initiatives, and more. We have a serial podcast called Torch that we record at WUKY, Lexington’s NPR affiliate. Throughout all of this, we use various sources of technology in broadcast and radio which all of the members use and by doing so, we further our use/knowledge of technology to positively impact the community.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6

Maestro101
Maestro101 is a music education game which teaches music theory, history, and the foundations of playing piano. It utilizes the Unity3D game engine to establish an open world, interactive environment in which the virtual student interacts with a UI that is both dynamic and easy to use, crafted with a digital piano keyboard and dialogue options to make the educational experience all the more interactive. Designed for youth, but adaptable to all age groups, Maestro101 offers a fun supplement to a traditional music education, while still maintaining an integrity that is found in modern music education tools. With a light aesthetic and a great integration of different tools, Maestro101 is the perfect solution for new students, teachers, and practicing musicians.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Techiepalooza
On a series of Friday nights our PLD STLP students choose topics to present and plan and teach the lessons for area middle school students.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Video Support
PLD STLP students will be working with the teams, media classes, and event sponsors to offer services of recording aerial footage of events for video production.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Picadome Elementary

Gold
William Moberley

Picadome RCX Robotics
The Picadome robotics team will design, create, and program Lego robots to complete in the RCX challenge.  This project will help to build teamwork, problem solving skills, and other STEM practices. Students will compete against other schools in a friendly competition using their designs and programs.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Picadome SumoBot Teams
The Picadome SumoBot team will design, create, and program Lego robots to complete in the SumoBot competitions.  This project will help to build teamwork, problem solving skills, and other STEM practices.  Students will compete against other schools in a friendly competition using their designs and programs.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Rosa Parks Elementary

Gold
Jeff Hollinger

Lego WeDo Robotics
Students in 1st - 3rd grade will continue to use Lego WeDo Robots to improve skills related to teamwork, problem solving, programming, and the engineering design process.
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 4

Robotics Club
Rosa Parks will continue with an after-school Robotics Club that will compete in the RCX Robotics competition. This 15-student club will feature 5 teams of 3 students working to solve problems by building and programming Lego EV3 robots.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

The All-New Trailblazer News
The Trailblazer News Team will be incorporating new technology into their production of the school news show. Teleprompter software will be used by the news anchors for a more professional look and feel. An iPad will be used for filming and the videos will be edited in iMovie which will enable more graphics, sound, and eventually the addition of new segments of the news. Finally, new microphones will be used to capture better sound for an overall better viewing experience.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3 and 4

Wonder League Robotics Challenge
During the school day, all 2nd - 5th graders will have the opportunity to complete the programming challenges in the Wonder League Robotics Competition. This online competition provides challenges for students to solve using the Wonder Workshop's Dash & Dot robots.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Russell Cave Elementary


Laken Doom,
Ryan Arbuckle

RCX Robotics
Students will build and program a robot using Lego software. They will complete missions in order to earn points and compete against other schools.
STLP Goals 1, 3 and 4

SCRATCH Games!
Our students will use Scratch to design quiz games for other students. Our students will determine what needs their peers have and use technology to create a fun and interactive way to practice skills.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Sandersville Elementary


Matt Noblin,
Natalie Corrigan

HelpTheSchool.com
Website for teachers to post small jobs they need help with, students (mainly those staying after school) will go online and pick up the "jobs."
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4, and 5

RCX Fun at the Fair
Our team will compete in the RCX regional and hopefully state event. Our students will first build the RCX robots and then will have to uniquely program each robot to compete certain missions. Students will have to use technology, problem solving, and teamwork to accomplish each mission. The theme for this year is Fun at the Fair and the students can't wait to get started on completing these missions.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Work Out for Charity
App where people in the community will sponsor/pledge while students complete fitness challenges. All proceeds will be donated to a charity of the developing students' choice.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6

SCAPA at Bluegrass


Michael Spaeth,
Devin Onkst

Digital Photography
SCAPA's digital photography lab will create original digital photographs and manipulated images using programs like Paint, ArtRage, and Photoshop.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Robotics
The SCAPA robotics club uses robots in the RCX program to develop skills in robotics and coding.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

StudentCam Documentary Video
StudentCam is a documentary video competition sponsored by the C-SPAN cable network. Students are to create a 5-7 minute documentary video on the topic "What is the most urgent issue for the new president and congress to address in 2017?" They must choose a topic, research the topic, and conduct interviews with experts on the chosen topic.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Southern Elementary

Gold
Lindsey Stanko,
Abby Franklin

Southern Stars News Crew
The Stars News Crew directs, produces, and reports LIVE on our morning news show each school day. Students work together on daily school announcements, trivia questions, and PSA videos before school, during school, and after school. Students spotlight special guests from Fayette County District Personel and Southern Elementary, as well as, members of the community.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Teaming Up!
This year, STLP is partnering with the KY NEED Project and Southern's Student Energy Management Team. The STLP students will work along side the Student Energy Management Team to create PSAs, digital art, PowerPoints, videos, newsletters, and other digital products to help Southern Elementary reduce energy consumption, promote energy conservation, and to teach students and staff the importance of making wise energy decisions.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Southern Middle

Gold
Duane Keaton

Traditional vs Digital
Our students will create two short films, one using traditional hand painted cell animation and the other created on the computer. Our goal will be to compare and contrast the two methods. This will be done in addition to our annual projects of creating short films and PSAs and showing them all at a public screening as our school's dramatic production.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Southside Technical Center


Scott Davis

Child Safety
Students will help to create student "safety documents," cards which contain vital information about a child as well as a picture and fingerprint. These documents are created in the form of a card and parents/guardians can keep these cards in a safe place in the event a child gets lost or abducted. This activity will be rolled into other class projects which deal with parents and the community.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Classroom Training(s)
Students will create and help to fascilitate training videos and presentations for teachers and students alike. Teachers can learn from student created videos and students can teach teachers how to create videos of their own.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Squires Elementary


Lisa Pollock

Squires STLP is all "Google Eyed"
Squires STLP students will use Google Apps this year to create visuals and presentations for the school and community.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Squires Morning News
STLP students will produce a daily morning news show using the new TV system and new technologies as a result from recent renovations.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

STEAM Academy

Gold


Maria Shockey,
Ashley Rosen

Cooking with STEAM
Students will be working with our Wellness program to create and publish a cookbook of recipes that promote proper nutrition for adolescents and young adults.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Google:  Full STEAM Ahead
Students will be working throughout the year to create tutorials and serve as a help desk for teachers, students and parents in regards to the various Google Apps for Education and our 1:1 implementation of Chromebooks.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

STEAM On the Air
Students will be working with our radio club, who partners with Lexington Community Radio to produce podcasts/recordings airing information about the various events and opportunities happening at STEAM Academy.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6

Stonewall Elementary


Lisa Bayne

Robotics
Students will collaborate to build and program robots to compete in the regional competition in the spring of 2017. To complete this task, students will use prior, as well as new, knowledge of technology and teamwork to use a trial and error method of project completion until our goals have been met or exceeded.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Tates Creek Elementary

Gold
Katie Salyers

TCE Digital Art Club
TCE Digital Art Club will design and create t-shirts for all three technology groups: Digital Art Club, Robotics, and STLP News Crew.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

STLP News Crew
STLP News Crew will create a weekly morning news show. Students will also develop an action plan based on a need they see in our school and create a service project for it to present at the Regional STLP Showcase and STEM Fair.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

TCE Robotics
TCE Robotics team will build and program robots to complete missions and compete in the RCX Robotics competition.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Tates Creek High School

Gold
Angela Outland,
Nicholas Sutherland

Digital Art
Students will use ArtRage to create a piece of art. Elements of digital media will be utilized as well as art components. Students will create a portfolio of artistic work.
STLP Goals 1, 3 and 6

Manipulated Image
Students will use a DSLR camera to take photographs and manipulate the photograph from its original form to add enhancements.
STLP Goals 1 and 2

Film Trailer
Students will create a fake horror movie trailer. The trailer will be made to advertise an actual haunted house that is hosted by TCHS Family Consumer Science students. The marketing students will video the event and multimedia students will edit the video.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4, and 5

Tates Creek Middle School


Erica Friis

 

STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

The Learning Center at Linlee


Megan Jones,
Courtney Grimes

TLC

Mindtriggerz
STLP students are working with Mr. Jerome Higgenbotham and Mr. Jim Adams to collect, assess and wipe used/donated computers to be used for the Mindtriggerz Project. This community service project seeks to place technology in the hands of Cardinal Valley area students.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Veterans Park Elementary


Jessica Ault

Informational PSAs
Students will use Chromebooks to create informational PSAs on topics such as bullying, going green, avoiding drug use, living a healthy, active lifestyle, and Internet Safety/Etiquette that will be shared with PTA members and students throughout the buidling. Students will be able to check out the Chromebooks to work on projects at home that can be shared and edited by thier peers.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Google Experts
STLP students will be as knowledgeable as possible in using the various Google apps so that they can share with their classmates. We will be using Alice Keeler's 50 ways to use Google Apps in the Classroom.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Wellington Elementary

Gold

Glen Boles,
Julie Moore

3-D Printing
Students in the STLP club are printing 3d animals to be placed in our Japanese garden.  We also plan to hold school wide initiatives that encourage students to work with their parents to design projects at home to be printed on the printers.
STLP Goals 1, 5 and 6

Digital Art
This project will be used school wide.   I want to introduce students to digital art. We have focused a lot on programming, and I want to show the students that computers are also used for art and digital design.  STLP club will use this software to digitally draw projects for the TV project, the yearbook project, and other projects as needed.
STLP Goals 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Learning to Program
Students will learn how to use Python to create a program.  This program may be used in conjunction with our TV project, or it may be creating a program that teaches younger kids.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Show Off the School
Our project will incorporate the TV that is currently not being used in our entry hall. The students will decide what needs to go on the TV and will keep it updated.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Virtual Tour
This is a follow up from last year. This is dependent on a few students changing their schedules to accommodate STLP.  They would like to work on the virtual tour project which allows parents/students to walk around with an iPad and see videos from the teachers, when their door number is scanned.  Some of the students would like to add on by adding additional languages.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Yearbook Cover
We are planning on designing the yearbook cover as a social project.  Our design will use this year's slogan and a design planned out and drawn by the students.
STLP Goals 1, 4 and 6

William Wells Brown Elementary

Eric Miracle

RCX Robotics
Students will work together to build a robot and then program the robot to complete different missions. This will involve teamwork, creativity, innovation, collaboration, and critical thinking.124
STLP Goals 1, 2 and 4

WWB Energy Team
Students will use our iPads to conduct research on ways for our school to use less energy. We will also use the iPads to create presentations, via video and Google Slides, to share with others on ways we will improve our energy usage and ways in which our teachers will share the information with their classes. Students will also use the iPads to present this information to present their data to our staff and for other presentations as well. Students will work with school leadership, as well as district officials, to lower the energy usage of our school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6

Winburn Middle

Gold
Valerie Hairston,
Lydia MacKenzie

Cannon's Café
Students will track teacher requests for orders as a special fund raiser for a Winburn teacher who is ill. Students will create a way to place and track orders for teachers and will use technology to complete the project.2345
STLP Goals 2, 3, 4 and 5

Empowering Parents with Code
Students will introduce parents to coding during a Parent Learning Night. Parents will have the opportunity to sign on and learn coding basics just as their students do. This will be an opportunity for students to use technology to benefit both students and parents.
STLP Goals 2, 4, 5 and 6

Winburn News
Students will create a morning news program. Students will create and share important news via electronic medium with staff and students. We often have students not able to hear announcements, therefore, the STLP group thought it would to student advantage to have a visual format with students involved.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 4 and 6

Yates Elementary


Lawson Larmont

Advertisement Team
STLP will help with school-wide announcement! Students will be advertising, making flyers, and PowerPoint presentations around the school.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Wildcat Report
Students will pre-record the Wildcat morning news show. Everything is done by the students.
STLP Goals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Wildcat Yearbook
STLP students will design the cover of the yearbook.
STLP Goals 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Gold

denotes the school has achieved Gold STLP School status.

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