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Summit Technology Academy at the Missouri Innovation Campus is partnering with the Missouri University of Science and Technology and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) this summer to provide PLTW Professional Development for PreK-12 teachers.
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Summit Technology Academy will host an open house from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, at the Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO.
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Summit Technology Academy (STA) is hosting open house events to give high school students the opportunity to explore educational options and career opportunities available through our robust course and program offerings. Students and families are welcome to attend one of three open houses on November 15, January 10 or February 7, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. RSVPs are welcomed but not required.
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The Missouri Innovation Campus and Summit Technology Academy building won the Grand Prize Award in the annual release of the nation’s best education design and construction process showcase through “Learning By Design” magazine. Five education facility design projects across the country were awarded Grand Prize. A distinguished panel of eight architects, education administrators and facility professionals reviewed 72 submissions and selected five Grand Prize Award-winning facilities that “are simply amazing projects.” Each of the five projects combined all the elements that make a learning environment successful—transparency, connectivity, safety, sustainability, great interiors, purposeful functional design and sophistication.
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KC For Refugees and Immigrants in Kansas City works to supply computers to families in need. When an area business donated recycled computers, KC For Refugees called Summit Technology Academy (STA) for help.
Summit Technology Academy partnered with KC for Refugees and Immigrants in Kansas City to supply refurbished computers to families and students in need. When an area business donated recycled computers, the students knew they had a unique service opportunity on their hands. The computers lacked hard drives, wireless cards, and an operating system. The job wasn’t easy, but the students and community partners were determined to make refurbished computers available to students and families who needed them. STA International Studies teacher Curtis Cook attributed the success of this collaboration to both students and community partners.
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Lee’s Summit High School graduate (2018) Zachary Burton started inquiring about solar energy opportunities as a sophomore in 2016. He worked with city architects, city council members, and local business to transform a promising idea into a sustainable reality. This week, Zach, the City of Lee’s Summit and MC Power celebrated the installation of ground-based solar panels at the Lee’s Summit Animal Control Facility, which will save the City of Lee’s Summit more than $130,000 over the next 25 years.
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The Missouri Innovation Campus recently received the Society for College and University Planning Excellence in Architecture for a New Building Award. This award highlights how using strategic, integrated planning can result in exemplary buildings, grounds, institutional success and careers that inspire.