The Sabre Magazine Fall Issue Volume 1 - Page 5

REPORTER: Mari De Armas 21st CENTURY EDUCATION STEM is an abbreviation for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Fortunately, Saint Brendan offers not only a STEM academy, but also a STEM club that is moderated by Mrs. Escarpio. STEM club focuses on involving all students, whether or not they are in the academy, in careers and activities that involve with science, technology, engineering, and math. The kind of activities that STEM club offers involves different kinds of things. They range from guest speakers to field trips. Last year, the club brought in Saint Brendan alumnus Dennis Moreno to speak about working in the field of mechanical engineering and to give a glimpse of the world of biochemical engineering. They also had done a field trip to the annual engineering exposition at Florida International University where students had a chance to see the wind wall which analyzes hurricane strength. This year, one of the recent events was a balloon-car race where students had to build balloon-powered cars. “It was really fun to make and I even made two new friends,” said junior Luna