Displaying Student Work in an Active Learning Environment

This best/next practice also increases student engagement because students can think about mathematics through the lens of their peer learners.

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Quizzing in an Active Learning Environment

“This setup eliminates all temptations [to cheat]. In fact, it helps me prepare and study better beforehand,” said one student.

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Monarch Butterflies are here!

Now that we know we can attract monarchs, we are going to up the ante and get our garden certified through KU's Monarch Way Station. We need to add a few types of plants first to continue to attract monarchs. Very exciting!!!!!

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2019 Exeter Mathematics Institute

Now 4 years running, the Exeter Mathematics Institute continues to provide high-impact professional development for area math teachers (and some not from the area!)

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Authentic Science Research at Rockhurst

In this course, students will select an authentic topic/question, design a feasible research project, and conduct it on campus at Rockhurst High School.

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Chair of Engineering & Computer Science presents at National Conference

This past July, Computer Science and Engineering Department Chair, Andy Wilcox presented at the NSTA (National Science Teaching Association) STEM Expo in San Francisco, California. The topic of his presentation was “How to Create and Maintain a Successful Robotics Program.”

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Entrepreneurial Mindset

I now understand that an entrepreneurial mindset is something that can be learned by all people and can be developed more as time goes on. It is what people use when they see a problem that needs to be solved and a way that people who want to help others look at life. People with an Entrepreneurial mindset believe that they can change the world with their ideas.

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EFO Pitch Night Spring '19

I having been thinking about our idea, and there is no other product like the one we would try and create. Why not us!?

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An Innovative Partnership

What is the impact of the partnerhsip with AdvancED and Rockhurst High School?

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The Student behind the Jesubot Entrepreneurship Award

There is a reason why the Jesuits Push reflection. It works for us.

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Learning at the 2019 STEM Summit

What did we learn at the 2019 STEM Summit?

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STEM Day at the Capitol

Seven students travelled to Jefferson City, MO to celebrate STEM Day at the Capitol.

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EFO Pitch Night

On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018. In front of a panel of judges and over 100 guests including parents, faculty and alumni, the 24 students in the Entrepreneurship for Others class showcased business canvas, their prototypes and market research developed over the course of the semester.

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Conveyor Belts Unite!

Students who score high on the end of course exam in POE as well as score high on specific AP courses are awarded an AP+PLTW student recognition.

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Computer Science Education Week

Rockhurst High School celebrated Computer Science Eduction week in a collaboration with the KC Tech Council. Check out the student videos from the week!

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