S.T.E.A.M Programs Shine as Families Attend MSAP Magnet Expo

Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead! Hundreds of families stopped by the St. Lucie Public Schools District office Wednesday night to learn more about the MSAP Magnet School offerings during the second annual MSAP Magnet Schools Expo.  Families were greeted by teams from the two MSAP Magnet K-8 schools, Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie and Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies.  Educators, STEAM Advocates, and Administrators shared the various STEAM offerings such as Project Lead the Way courses, Cambridge curriculum, Minecraft Education, LEGO Makerspaces, Instrumental Music, Dance, Musical Theater, Media Arts and so much more with families.  The Student Assignment Department was on site to help families fill out their applications for the MSAP Magnet Schools lottery.   To learn more about the MSAP Magnet Schools visit www.stlucieschools.org


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Samuel S. Gaines Assistant Principal John Davino, shares a QR code to access a video for families to watch about the programs at Samuel S. Gaines Academy.
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CAST Magnet Liaison Jenny Clancy shares with families how Legos are used for creative hands-on exploration at school.
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Samuel S. Gaines STEAM Advocate Mr. Stover, shares with families how he uses the 3D printer in his Technology classroom.
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Creative Arts Academy Principal Dr. Reid, discusses the integration of arts into the curriculum with families.
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Samuel S. Gaines Principal Mr. Davis, chats with families about the instructional technology utilized in classrooms.
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Members of the Student Assignment team were on site ready to help families complete their MSAP Magnet applications.
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The team at Samuel S. Gaines Academy is ready to welcome families to the expo.
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Perspective MSAP families had an opportunity to hear from a CAST student about their experiences at the school.
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Ms. Schwindt, Makerspace Teacher at Samuel S. Gaines Academy demonstrates the LEGO robots used in her class to prospective families.
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Creative Arts Academy STEAM Advocate, Mrs. Benton, shares information about the fantastic programs with parents at the expo.