Mrs. Anderson - STEM

STEM Lab Donors

A special thank you to:
  • Ottawa Morning Rotary
  • Anonymous Donor
  • Inga Carus
  • Exelon
  • Fairmount Santrol Foundation
  • OES Foundation
  • HR Imaging
  • US Silica
  • IBM/Linde
  • Financial Plus Credit Union
  • Illinois Valley Building Trades
  • Illinois Valley Construction Industry Advancement Fund
  • Illinois Valley Labor Management 
  • Kiwanis Club of Ottawa 
  • Turk Furniture
If you are interested in contributing to future expansion of the STEM Lab and/or additional expeditions, please contact Gary Windy, principal at Shepherd Middle School. 

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Classroom Information

All students will be in the STEM Lab for four weeks each trimester. Students who are in Spanish will be in the STEM Lab during weeks 1-4. Students in Technology will be in the STEM Lab during weeks 5-8. Students in Art will be in the STEM Lab during weeks 9-12. 

For more details on policies and procedures in the lab click on STEM Lab Policies


During the second and third trimester student interest/input will be considered when assigning subsequent expeditions. To learn more about each expedition, click on the links below.

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