Dorris Intermediate School offered a special “Pop-up” STEM challenge giving students an opportunity to learn life saving skills.
Forty-eight students chose to stay after school to earn CPR/AED adult/child/infant certification.
The unique educational opportunity for 5th and 6th graders was presented In cooperation with CUSD #10 Lead Nurse Lisa Brown Sabatino. By completing the course, the students earned a two-year certification.
DIS 5th grade teacher and STEM Education Challenge sponsor Jason Watts said, “It is great to be certified for babysitting, athletics, scouts, and camps. Forty-eight of our amazing students chose to stay after school and learn some valuable life saving skills and had a blast doing it. STEM rocks at DIS! “
The DIS STEM Challenge program started in 2011. It offers unique, engaging, and highly hands-on learning opportunities for students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Every student at DIS is able to sign up and participate in the program through regular challenge meetings, special “pop up” challenges, family nights and field day “STEM Carnival” activities.
Click here for more information about the DIS STEM Challenge program.