STEMM will have early dismissal on May 24 at 12:55.
about 2 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Early dismissal May 24 12:55
OCSD is working with County Emergency Management Officials who are monitoring a storm system moving into our area Wednesday afternoon. Following weather updates from County Emergency Management Officials, the District will communicate any potential adjustments to Wednesday's school day or after school activities. No adjustments to Wednesday's schedule have been made at this time. Thank you.
3 months ago, Communications
Monitoring Severe Weather
Mr. Roecker's Aerospace classes engineered rockets from straws, experimenting with fin shape, number, rocket length, and nose cone design. By varying these factors, students explored how they affect flight. It was a hands-on lesson in aerodynamics and engineering! 🚀🔧✨
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Mr. Roecker's students designing and launching straw rockets.
Mr. Mortensen and the members of the Athletic Club are having a blast learning some new sports and practicing some familiar ones!
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM Athletic Club
Mrs. Pirro's classes dug into science, excavating fossils and answer the question, "What does the depth of a rock layer of a fossil tell you about its age? By exploring the principles of stratigraphy and relative dating, students unlock the secrets of Earth's history. 🦕🔍🌍
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Mrs. Pirro's students excavating fossils.
Here's a sneak peek at just a handful of the AMAZING projects we have seen being turned in last week. We are blown away by your creativity, research, and commitment to excellence!
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
NHD projects
Thank you to our volunteers for swinging into action like Spider-Man across the Spider-Verse! Your support made movie night a web-slinging success. From popping popcorn to serving pizza, we couldn't have done it without you! 🕷🍿🍕
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM Stingers having fun at movie night!
During Kindness Week, our Stingers got kindness tattoos and buttons, sent Valentines to patients at St. Jude's Hospital, enjoyed a wellness contest with Healthy Okaloosa, and had fun at Skate Night. A big shout out to Ms. Connelly for organizing everything!
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Kindness Week
Kindness Week
Kindness Week
Kindness Week
This month, Mrs. Abston was recognized with the Growth Mindset Award, and Dr. N. Morris was recognized with the Teamwork Award. Mrs. Pirro is our Teacher of the Month.
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Teachers of the Month
Teacher of the Month
Our STEMM students showed their #StingerSpirit at the East Panhandle Regional Science Fair, placing in several categories and receiving many special awards. Congratulations to everyone who participated!
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM Stingers at the East Panhandle Regional Science Fair
STEMM Stingers at the East Panhandle Regional Science Fair
We are incredibly proud to announce the remarkable achievements of our academic teams. Both our varsity and JV squads clinched first place in their respective competitions. Congratulations to every member for their outstanding achievements and unwavering dedication! 🏆🥇🎉
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM Varsity and JV Academic Teams with their medals!
Both of our FLL teams did an amazing job at the NWFL First Lego League Regional tournament! We are proud of all the hard work they put into this season, their demonstration of the Lego Core Value of Gracious Professionalism, and their #StingerSpirit.
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM FLL teams during the competition
Find out about "Becoming A Stinger" on February 27, from 2:30 until 3:30. All prospective students and their parents are invited to this informational event to explore our core and elective course offerings, talk to teachers and students, and find out about teams and clubs.
4 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Join us for "Becoming A Stinger" Informational Event for Prospective Students and their Parents on February 27 from 2:30 until 3:30.
We are now accepting applications for the 24-25 school year! Any rising 6th-, 7th-, or 8th grader in Okaloosa County is welcome to apply. Information about the admissions process is at https://www.okaloosaschools.com/o/stemm/page/application-and-admissions
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
2024-2025 Admissions Now Open
Our Stingers had some fun during Genius Hour. They got to choose from a variety of fun activities such as table tennis, pickle ball, trivia, first aid skills, art, crochet, board games, chess, optics, and many more. 
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Stingers at Genius Hour
Stingers at Genius Hour
Stingers at Genius Hour
STEMM Stingers at Genius Hour
The Student2Student Ambassadors started a “Crochet Away” activity, crocheting hats for patients of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. They donated 30 hats!
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
S2S students with their crocheted hats.
Miss Ramirez' Field Research class and Dr. Courtney's Research 1 class joined forces to find, excavate, and catalogue artifacts. 
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM students at work.
STEMM students at work!
Congratulations to Mrs. Abston and the Math Team for their first place finish at the district MathCounts tournament! Glen, Akshay, Moira, Landon, Eli, and Mika earned an invitation to the MathCounts state competition! Way to go, Stingers! 
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
STEMM Math Team students with their awards.
Congratulations to our Rubik's Cube Contest winners! 6th grade - Lucas and Drew; 7th grade - Mateo, Emerson, Jack, and Sam. 8th grade - Jacob, Yeri, Tim, Chase, Charles, Harper, and Max. Mateo and Jacob had the fastest times overall, unscrambling their cubes in 14 seconds!
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Rubik's Cube Contest participants at work!
Mr. Roeckers' Aerospace class produced parachutes to reenact Operation "Little" Vittles, when The Berlin Candy Bomber, Colonel Gail S. “Hal" Halvorsen, dropped more than 250,000 parachutes and 23 tons of candy to Berlin children during the Berlin Airlift after World War II. 
5 months ago, Okaloosa STEMM Academy
Mr. Roeckers' students chasing their parachutes!