NISD’s Steele Accelerated High School Wins $40,000 to ‘Flip This Class’
Northwest ISD’s Steele Accelerated High School is the recipient of a $40,000 grant from BKM to ‘flip a classroom.’ Representatives from BKM will surprise students with a check presentation during a school wide assembly on Wednesday, November 19 at 11:30 a.m. Shhhhhhh! It’s a secret for the students!
WHO – Northwest ISD’s James M. Steele Accelerated High School
WHAT – Steele Accelerated High School is the recipient of a $40,000 grant from BKM to ‘flip a classroom.’ Representatives from BKM will surprise students with a check presentation during a school wide assembly.
WHEN – Wednesday, November 19, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE – James M. Steele Accelerated High School
606 N. Walnut Street
Roanoke, TX 76262
WHY – The Flip this Classroom contest is sponsored by BKM and provides $40,000 worth of classroom furniture. Any sixth through 12 grade classroom in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is eligible. Students in Rachelle Cooper’s elective class at Steele Accelerated High School explained why their class needed a new layout and how it could help the class do what it needs to do better. The entry was posted on social media sites using #bkmflipthisclass2014.
Steele Accelerated High School provides a unique experience for secondary students in a non-traditional learning environment. “Not everyone learns the same way,” says Steele Accelerated High School Principal Robin Ellis. “This campus provides an avenue to accelerate students in their future endeavors.” The campus opened in 2010 and is home to The Cosmetology Academy/Shears of Steele Salon and The Collegiate Academy.
NOTE – Learn more about why students at James M. Steele Accelerated High School wanted to flip their class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYr0BUU4BBg. The video was produced by Ms. Cooper’s yearbook students.