STIIX assists Marana USD in innovative summer program!

July 6, 2021

STIIX is honored to have served our friends at Marana Unified School District ( https://www.maranausd.org/) these past few months in their district-wide summer programs.

Ms. Denise Linsalata and Ms. Lydia Corona, who lead their ‘State& Federal Programs’ team, reached out in May 2021 to inquire about our grades 6-8 STEM curriculum offerings.

 

Their team put together an innovative program that offered both a June and July session. The sessions lasted two weeks each, and in a typical day, students got the chance to attend all kinds of fun and unique class periods, including STEM! With all of the moving parts surrounding the educational landscape over the past year, MUSD teachers needed an easy to administer and engaging curriculum that promoted the infamous ‘Engineering Design Process’.

We were happy to help😎

Throughout the summer, ~760 middle school-aged students have been interacting with an assortment of signature STIIX kits. We designated our Boat & Rocket units for the 6th graders, Catapult & Glider projects for 7th, and finally, the 8th graders engaged with the Racecar & Bridge activities.

Our manufacturing team absolutely crushed by knocking out the production of these kits in a timely manner so we could ensure prompt in-person delivery to the district office.

Thanks you for everything, MUSD, we cannot wait to continue a great working relationship! We love the investment you are making in your students and your support means the world.

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