Filmmaking Students produce Stop Motion Videos

My creative mind now uses filmmaking as a way to crave its hunger. I focused on a lot of close up shots to show emotion of my protagonist and antagonist. In stop motion, the number one lesson I learned was patience.

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City Wide MECA Challenge

One of the most inspirational parts of the challenge was the mentors that were provided to us. They provided useful insight that helped our group succeed, and they have the experience that we lack.

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Project Sequence - Intro to Computer Science

Since every single freshmen at Rockhurst High School takes this course, our goal is to appeal to the broadest audience possible and to provide a more interesting feedback experience. If you ask our students what they want to learn, you will find the majority point to virtual reality and game design.

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Reflection from a Summer Internship

The knowledge I was taught in high school was used extensively during this internship. I have learned many things that I was not taught in high school and have met multiple people that inspire me at such a young age. I am blessed to have the teachers at Rockhurst that pushed me to become the motivated individual I am today and to be involved in every aspect of my life. AMDG

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STEAM E-Newsletter a Success

In the 2017-2018 school year, about 5,000 people each year opened the STEAM E-Newsletter. This electronic vehicle allowed Rockhurst to celebrate the successes of STEAM-Related Rockhurst achievements.

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2018 Exeter Mathematics Institute

This year’s group of 88 educators averaged just over 100 students when asked how many students the teachers teach in a given year. This means that the two weeks of workshops impacts nearly 90,000 students!

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Drone Camp

Earnest McCoy, CEO of AltSpec UAS and RHS graduate of 2006 hosted an exciting hands on drone camp for Rockhurst students. They learned aspects of safety, FAA rules, drone components, flight and control theory, and experiences flying a drone with their own two hands!

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STEAM Stars Camp

Rockhurst High School was excited to partner with STEAM Stars this summer

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Principles of Engineering

This past year, 61 Rockhurst students experienced the new Principles of Engineering course. Future Rockhurst students will be eligible to earn the AP + PLTW student recognition.

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Programming Competition Reflection

Back in May, the 13th to be exact, I took a group of four Rockhurst High School students from AP Computer Science Principles class to compete in a JavaScript programming competition hosted on the CodeHS platform.

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The Legendary Mr. John McEniry Returns

Mr. McEniry’s talk was very interesting to me because he was able to show how hyperbolic parabolas worked in person instead of on a screen. Because I got to see how the parabolas formed it was easy to understand. It was cool that he made the slides and the model himself because it showed how interested he was with his project. At first I didn’t understand what he was going to do with the old projector and the string setup, but he did it pretty well. The way he used light with the string setup was pretty creative.

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Roscars

On Thursday, April 26 the Communication Arts Department hosted the 5th annual Digital Media Festival- The Roscars.

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Science Department Helps Middle School Student Project

First, we considered making our own liquid nitrogen and realized that it can be dangerous. I would like to thank Rochurst for helping me conduct my science experiment, I couldn’t have done it without them.

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DNA Day

April 25th is known and annually celebrated as "DNA Day".

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STEM Night at Christ Lutheran

By the end of the evening, what I realized is that what was important wasn't what I brought with me, but rather the time I spent with the people from Christ Lutheran School. Regardless of what your passion is in life, one of the most important aspects of what you do is to be an ambassador to others, talk to them about it.

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