We invite you to apply to our first WESTLAKE STEAM SYMPOSIUM, August 15th and 16th at Westlake High School. The Symposium is a two-day event for 50 middle and high school students featuring presentations, interactive workshops by educational leaders and noted professionals. Our goal is to inspire and empower you about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) that will fuel your curiosity, inspiration, and wonder.
Catalog of Workshops
Please click the image to read about some of our exciting workshop offerings. We have everything from Forensic Photography to Search & Rescue Engineering, from Virtual Reality to Cosmic Fusion, from Robotics to Coding. We have brought in artists, scientists, and even hackers! These two days promise to be full of excitement
The application process requires the following documents to be submitted via the Google links below by May 3.
1. A student application form requesting general information and three short responses.
2. A teacher recommendation form is required from a current Science, Technology, Art, or Math teacher. Current 8th graders also have the option of selecting their CLP supervisor to submit a recommendation. Students must copy and paste this link http://tinyurl.com/STEAMREC17 and email it to the teacher who has agreed to write your recommendation.
Once you are accepted to the Symposium, a registration fee of $199.00 will be required.* The two day Symposium includes a keynote speaker, breakfast, lunch, snacks, four workshops, certificates, giveaways, and a reception. Students will be notified of their acceptance by the first week in May and the registration fee is due by May 15, 2017.
Janet Matthews, ELA Curriculum Leader
Mary Knopp, Library Media Specialist
Westlake STEAM Symposium Co-Chairs
*If cost is an issue, please submit your application online and also contact your guidance counselor.