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Lancaster ISD to Host 5th Annual 21st Century STEM Learning Expo & Parent Connect Event

Lancaster, TX/Lancaster ISD – Students of Lancaster ISD will bring the court to the classroom with this year’s March Madness themed 5th Annual Lancaster ISD 21st Century STEM Learning Expo & Parent Connect Event Saturday, March 25 from 9 AM to 1 PM at Lancaster High School located at 200 East Wintergreen Rd. in Lancaster, TX.

This free family-friendly community event will provide a fun, interactive way for students to showcase STEM and social skills learned throughout the school year along with activities, project presentations, and a resource and vendor fair.

“Due to the support we have encountered throughout the years, STEM in Lancaster continues to move forward and deepen the learning of students,” Deputy Superintendent of Governmental Relations and Student Affairs, Dr. Lamont Smith said. “Community members and parents will be able to visualize the impact partnerships have on education.”

Certain aspects of the STEM Expo will focus on parent engagement and are geared towards resources parents and even students can utilize to enhance academic and social success.

“This year, the STEM Expo will incorporate the Strengthening Families Resource Fair where students and parents have an opportunity to visit booths and gain valuable information during breakout sessions from various community agencies,” Director of Family Engagement and Behavior Support Dr. Kanesha Waites said.

In the spirit of March Madness, students in Gifted and Talented from 1st to 5th grade will participate in the 4C Madness: A 21st Century Skills Competition presented by Electronic Arts (EA) during the expo. Students will work in teams utilizing the four C’s: communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.

“Each year, we want to find creative ways to showcase what the students have learned and the impact STEM has on their academic success,” Executive Director of STEM and Curriculum Innovation Kyndra Johnson said.

Along with student work showcases, attendees can anticipate, food, parent workshops and more!

“We’re offering an opportunity for the community and even non-district parents to learn why their kids should choose Lancaster ISD,” Johnson said. “We want the community to rally behind our students.”

For more information, please contact, Kyndra Johnson, Executive Director of STEM and Curriculum Innovation at 972-218-1426.