|SEHS host first ever Technology Showcase|
|Written by News Desk|
|Thursday, 22 May 2014 09:42|
Special to the Indy
The SEHS Technology PLC (Professional Learning Community) brought a brain child to fruition this year with the implementation of the Technology Showcase. Students were encouraged to complete projects, for class or for fun, using various forms of technology and submit them to their teachers or directly to the PLC. The field was narrowed to a few of the best entries per category and the Showcase committee, made up of an administrator and five teachers, chose the winners from each category as well as a Best in Show. Prizes for winning students were donated by local businesses. Organizers say they hope to broaden students' use of technology. They also hope for an even bigger event at Stanhope Elmore next year.
Meagan Ray- Best Weebly (website)
Joy McLendon- Best Prezi (online presentation tool)
Donald Robinson- Best Podcast (Movie/Slideshow)
Matt Repsher- Best Powerpoint
Jacob Janes- Best "Other" entry- Using CAD software to create a robot
Austin Bush- Best in Show- Creating an Apple app for Space Invaders
Supreme Court Justice concerned about civics education
By ART PARKER, Editor
A few weeks ago Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jim Main (pictured right) spoke to students at the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University. In addition to reviewing the diversity of the Alabama Supreme Court, Main stressed the importance of civics education in our schools and the importance of promoting civics by the soon to be lawyers.Read more...
Photo: Jasmine Farrow (center), a student in the Elmore County Technical School's...
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