Arlington School & Family Magazine June/July 2015 - Page 8

District Programs STEM Week in the AISD The AISD along with the Arlington STEM Council, a group of local community stakeholders that has formed to promote STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - education within the AISD, kicked off Celebrate STEM Week. Arlington Mayor Dr. Robert Cluck read a proclamation naming April 27 through May 1 as Celebrate STEM Week in Arlington. Many events took place at select schools, including: television media and radio media in STEM, STEM career speaker day, family science night, VIVA Technology student day, presentations by AISD engineering intern students at Lockheed Martin, careers on wheels day, STEM hallway decoration contest, science vocabulary dress-up day, and more. The week concluded with a grant presentation ceremony by the GM Foundation and also General Motors Student STEM Day for select students from Lamar High School, Martin High School and Sam Houston High School. † 6 Arlington School & Family - June/July 2015