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Welcome to STEM Launch

Virtual tour of STEM Launch

Welcome to STEM Launch. Our mission is to inspire achievement through rigorous, innovative, and authentic experiences. We offer a full range of rigorous educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literacy, and social studies with full support of music, art, and physical education. Student skills are developed for social, political, and economic participation in a diverse, independent, and changing world.

STEM is for all students

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM Launch will be fully inquiry-based and utilize problem-based learning to engage all students in STEM education and unique learning opportunities.

STEM Launch will have student-centered, fully integrated technology in every classroom. Classrooms will be demonstration in nature and highly innovative in design.

All students will have access to dynamic engineering curriculum and authentic experiences with industry partnerships to solve real engineering problems. Students will be immersed in the problem-solving process and be able to test and redesign their ideas.

STEM educators use proven, research-based, instructional practices that actively engage students in the learning process and encourage students to take ownership of their learning.

Characteristics of a STEM student:

  • Observant
  • Persistent
  • Curious about how things work
  • A risk taker
  • A problem solver
  • A questioner

Interested in STEM? Read our Admissions page

 

Contact

Address9450 Pecos Street
Thornton, CO
Office Phone720-972-5120
Attendance720-972-5158
Fax Number720-972-6062
Office Hours
Mon,Tues,Thurs,Fri
7:50 am - 3:45 pm
Wed
7:50 am - 2:30 pm
School HoursEntrance time 8:00 am - Tardy Bell 8:15 am
Dismissal Time
K - 5th - 3:20 pm
6th - 8th - 3:25 pm
Early Release
(Wednesday)
Dismissal Time
K - 5th - 1:50 pm
6th - 8th - 1:55 pm

Upcoming Events

School Tour

School Tour

Date & Time: Fri, 10/22/2021 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Location: Office

Welcome to STEM Launch!

We would love to lead you on a tour of our diverse, student-centered campus.

Click here and complete the following form to schedule a tour.

Please note that in-person tours may need to be canceled or become virtual due to the ever-changing regulations around COVID-19.

Tour Dates

  • October 22, 2021 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • November 19, 2021 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow

  • December 10, 2021 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • January 7, 2022 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow

  • January 18, 2022 @1:30-2:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • February 4, 2022 @1:30-2:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

  • February 15, 2022 @8:30-9:00 Tour, Q&A to follow 

Click here to see a virtual tour of STEM Launch 

Questions?  -  Please contact one of our STEM Coordinators.

  • K-2nd Grade

Julie Luoma - Julie.Luoma@adams12.org - 720-972-5139

  • 3rd - 5th Grade

Felicia Evans - Felicia.Evans@adams12.org - 720-972-7043

  • 6th - 8th Grade 

Tara Hardman - Tara.Hardman@adams12.org - 720-972-7077

 

10/22/2021 - 8:30am
Oct 22

Book Fair - Dia De Los Muertos

Book Fair - Dia De Los Muertos

Date & Time: Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: B110 - MakersSpace

We invite you to visit our Scholastic Book Fair!

Our Scholastic Book Fair brings the books kids want to read right into our school. The book fair has a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. You will also be able to purchase books online during this book fair.

All books purchased at the book fair and online benefit our media center.

Please visit the STEM LAUNCH Book Fair

  •   MakerSpace B110

  • 9450 PECOS ST ,  THORNTON ,  CO   80260

  • Oct. 28 - Oct. 29

 Or go to STEM LAUNCH Book Fair and follow the link in the middle of the page to place an online order.

This is a wonderful opportunity for out-of-town relatives to purchase books for the children in their lives.

In addition to purchasing books for your home library, you may wish to add titles to your child’s classroom library.

Each teacher will create a wish list of books that will enrich classroom lessons and encourage classroom reading. you can view our teachers’ wish lists when you visit the book fair.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our book fair!

Book Fair Dates and Hours:

  • October 28th from 4:00 - 5:30 pm
  • October 29th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm

10/28/2021 - 4:00pm
Oct 28

Out Of Uniform Day. Halloween Theme

Out Of Uniform Day. Halloween Theme

Date & Time: Fri, 10/29/2021 (All day)
Location: Stem Launch

Out of Uniform Day -

Costumes optional.

Clothes must follow district dress code and no holes allowed in jeans. Students can wear Halloween costumes for K-8.

Here are the district Halloween Guidelines.

10/29/2021 (All day)
Oct 29

Book Fair - Dia De Los Muertos

Book Fair - Dia De Los Muertos

Date & Time: Fri, 10/29/2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

We invite you to visit our Scholastic Book Fair!

Our Scholastic Book Fair brings the books kids want to read right into our school. The book fair has a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. You will also be able to purchase books online during this book fair.

All books purchased at the book fair and online benefit our media center.

Please visit the STEM LAUNCH Book Fair

  •   MakerSpace B110

  • 9450 PECOS ST ,  THORNTON ,  CO   80260

  • Oct. 28 - Oct. 29

 Or go to STEM LAUNCH Book Fair and follow the link in the middle of the page to place an online order.

This is a wonderful opportunity for out-of-town relatives to purchase books for the children in their lives.

In addition to purchasing books for your home library, you may wish to add titles to your child’s classroom library.

Each teacher will create a wish list of books that will enrich classroom lessons and encourage classroom reading. you can view our teachers’ wish lists when you visit the book fair.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our book fair!

Book Fair Dates and Hours:

  • October 28th from 4:00 - 5:30 pm
  • October 29th from 4:00 - 7:00 pm
 

10/29/2021 - 4:00pm
Oct 29

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

Date & Time: Fri, 10/29/2021 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: Parking Lot

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat 

Friday October 29th, 2021

4:30-6:00 pm

Trunk or Treat is just around the corner, for it to be a success, WE NEED YOU!!! 

Clean out the junk in your trunk!!

Come to the office or call Suzie 720-972-5122 to volunteer your trunk by
Friday October 16th.

You can’t volunteer your trunk?

There are many ways to volunteer for this event.  We also need candy. The more the merrier.  We will be conducting an all school contest, the class that brings the most candy wins a pizza party.  There will be a box that students will drop off the candy and every day it will be weighed.  May the heavier box win.  Please send the candy with your student no later than Wednesday 27th.  

10/29/2021 - 4:30pm
Oct 29

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