VEX Robotics – Our Next Adventure

Three Robotics teams are gearing up to compete for the first time in the VEX Robotics Competitions and then the three teams will also take their experience and compete in the SkillsUSA Mobil Robotics Technology Competition in April. Saturday 1/27 we kick things off by watching an event at Derby High School to see how…

National Champions

Lexi Wilson, Ashley Jarvis, and Michael Endicott are SkillsUSA National Champions in Engineering Technology/Design. Their invention is a tacticle body retreival system for police officers, firefighters, EMS and Military Personnel. So proud of the students. This is the highlight of my teaching career!!!

WSU Aerospace Wingbox Competition

Aerospace Engineering class traveled to Wichita State University today to watch the testing of their wingbox design for the WSU/Airbus competition. The competition was held during the Engineering Open House were projects are displayed from various engineering fields. Proud to announce that the students placed second. First place was a college team and my kids…

Senior Engineering Showcase 

So proud of my engineering seniors. They did great defending their product innovations tonight. Your ideas are solutions to problems that individuals have everyday. You found a solution that can help make a difference in our world, whether that is safety in a home or storing those never ending tangled earbuds. Very proud of the…

SkillsUSA State Competition 2017

Winfield High School Engineering students place 1st and 3rd today, April 19th. Our Freshman team of Shelby, Luke, and Donna took third and our older team of Lexi, Ashley, and Michael took 1st with a score of 97.6%. Taking first qualifies them for the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships in Louisville, Kentucky June 16-24….

Engineer for a Day

So proud of my students who got to participate in the Engineer for a Day experience through WSU. Learned what a Civil, Mechanical, Computer, Aerospace Engineer would be like. Authentic experiences are the best!

5th in the Nation!!

Winfield High School Engineering Technology and Desing took 5th out of 25 teams at the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. Their score of 95.9% is the highest score for a Kansas Engineering team. So proud of the students. They have grown professionally with their communication and leadership skills. Confidence was gained and teamwork skills…

Community Service

Community service day!! We were given the opportunity to give back to Louisville and we hopped at the chance. What a great service and way to focus on the community around us. Our service involved us going to the University of Louisville and working at their composting site. We jumped in trash dumpsters full of…

Senior Presentation

What a proud moment for a teacher when you see your student present and defend their innovation with professionalism and confidence. All of our PLTW students showcased their projects before the capstone presentation. Wonderful showing of students sharing with community members, teachers, board members, peers, industry partners and family members.  Very proud of all my…

STEM Showcase

Wednesday, May 4th the Seniors of the Engineering program will be presenting their project defense. We will also have a student showcase so all the engineering students can showcase their work. This will be a science fair set up and you can come and ask students about their projects and see what wonderful work the engineering…

Engineering is FUN ~ Summer Camps

STEM Summer Camps ~ Offered through the Winfield Recreation Center Engineering our Future June 6-10 Grades 3-5 for 2016-2017 school year 8am-noon OR 1-5pm (students sign up for one session, morning OR afternoon) Whether earthquakes or air pollution Engineers find sustainable designs to help prolong human life on our planet. Students can help find solutions for…