JSS/KidWind/TEDTalk at University of Akron

May 17th, 2017 Thanks to all the participating schools for this year's Future Earth Event at InfoCision stadium at the University of Akron!  The middle school students were given tours of Akron's engineering department and then participated in one of three events:  The Junior Solar Sprint, the KidWind Challenge, or the TEDTalks.  There were 7... Continue Reading →

STEM Class at Perry Middle School

Great things happening at Perry Middle School with teacher Mrs. Davidson.  Perry is a school that participates in the Northeast Regional Junior Solar Sprint race / KidWind Challenge and we are always inspired by her positivity and 100 mph energy level. Here is Mrs. Davidson as she describes one of her projects.  It sounds awesome... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons to Plant a Tree

Look around you.  Everything humans have invented and 'made' is from materials from the earth.  Good reason to remember to take care of our planet - the only habitable rock for us humans in this solar system. "National Arbor Day is always celebrated on the last Friday in April, but many states observe Arbor Day on... Continue Reading →

Summer 2018 Hy-Tech Camps

To all you techies - here's something worthwhile to do with summer time from Hyland Software. "We wanted to send a friendly reminder that registration for Hy-Tech Camps opens tomorrow, April 12, at 8AM. We recommend you review the different camp offerings to select which ones you'd like to sign up for before registration opens. Please... Continue Reading →

LBMS Arbor Day Tree Give-Away

LBMS Environmental Club Arbor Day Tree Giveaway In observance of Arbor Day, which in Ohio is the last Friday in April, the LBMS Environmental Club is giving away 100 White Pine tree saplings to any willing LBMS student and their family to plant in their yard. These saplings are free. Trees are the lungs of... Continue Reading →

News-Hyland Offering “Girls in ICT Day”

Local software company Hyland is offering an event on Saturday, April 28th for local girls interested in possibly pursuing careers in information and communication technologies. "The Girls in ICT Day initiative is a global effort to encourage girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the information and communication technologies (ICT) field. Sign... Continue Reading →


The Architecture unit is one of the most difficult activities 8th graders do in this class.  First they research small, passive solar homes, then they sketch  ideas for floor plans, draft a plan on Floorplanner.com, and finally, with a group of students, build a 1/4" scale model of their design.   See photos  The most enjoyable... Continue Reading →

LBMS Engineering Skype events

Throughout the last 8 years this class has had some amazing skype conference with individuals outside the district and even in the district. The list includes Ms Ann Dill of Channel 8 morning news while she was an anchor down in Georgia; with Nir Pearlson, an award winning Architect from Oregon; with NASA Glenn engineers... Continue Reading →

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