3D Prosthetic Printing ::..
Our students’ innovative work can help change lives for children across the world.
Students in Molly Graham’s CIW Internet Business Associate class at Northshore High, along with Addie’s Angels, are collaborating on the research, development, and creation of 3D printed prosthetic hands for children in third-world countries. Addie’s Angels, a non-profit organization benefitting children who have lost the use of one or more limbs or have limb abnormalities, loaned six 3D printers to Mrs. Graham’s class.
“Northshore High and Addie’s Angels partnering together to impact someone else in their community is what education is all about,” NHS Assistant Principal Bill Gallagher said. “Mrs. Graham and these students are doing work that will change lives.”
Addie’s Angels, founded by Gallagher and ...
This is STPPS ::..
As a leader in education, we educate every child, every day for a successful tomorrow. What better way to showcase our School System than to have our students lead you on tours of their schools!
Each month, we will showcase different school tours to highlight what makes STPPS a special place.
Our latest tour visits Abney Elementary in Slidell. For students and staff, Abney feels like family. Ja'nyi and Aliyah share what makes "Big Abney" a special place.
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Student Innovation ::..
Boyet Junior High students were tasked with developing a toy to be used by an occupational therapist who works with children who have challenges from cerebral palsy. The therapeutic toy needed to address the challenges of cerebral palsy using universal design so that the toy can be used by all children. In response to the prompt, students Ricky and Jackson designed, built, and tested an adaptive toy to help children with cerebral palsy.
Using pieces of wood, two handle bars, and two bike wheels, Ricky and Jackson created a toy that children could use with their hands. Thanks to their design and innovation, the toy can be used during therapy with children who have physical, sensory, or cognitive challenges. ...