A team of students from Beehive Science and Technology Academy captured a third-place award in the robot game at the FIRST LEGO League Competition held this past weekend in Houston, Texas. To qualify for Houston competition, Beehive’s team, named Beehive Robotics, took first place in the robot game and won the first-place Champions Award at a competition held Feb. 11 at Weber State University in Ogden.
Two sixth grade students from Beehive Science and Technology Academy have won a High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge award during a competition held April 15. Beehive’s Timothy Holt and Allison Drennen received a special exception to compete against high school juniors and seniors at the Challenge. Holt and Drennen were the youngest students in the competition. The sixth graders were given $1,000 and the Best Prototype Award for their project, Air Scare.
Beehive Science and Technology Academy students Kim Drennan and Bailey Ellis were given awards by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) during the last weekend in March. Sahana Kargi was also presented with an honorable mention by the organization. The students participated in NCWIT’s Aspirations in Computing competition.
Nine students from Beehive Science and Technology Academy were among the winners at this year’s Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair held March 21 through 23, with the awards ceremony on March 24.
A Beehive Science and Technology Academy charter school ninth grade student, Cade Langsdon, has won first place in a graphic design contest sponsored by the Utah State Board of Education. Langsdon’s two graphics will be used to help promote the Utah State Board of Education’s Business and Marketing, and Information Technology Education summer conference for Utah educators.
Proceeds to help Beehive’s FIRST Lego League team go to Houston for world finals
Beehive Science and Technology Academy, will hold a spaghetti dinner/auction fundraiser .
Two students from Beehive Science and Technology Academy are finalists in Photographer’s Forum magazine’s Best of College & High School Photography competition.
Sandy, Utah—A team of seven girls from Beehive Science and Technology Academy has won a 1st Place Silver Tier Award for the 2016-2017 CyberPatriot Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Awards were broken down into Platinum, Gold and Silver categories.
Sandy—The parents of one student at Beehive Science and Technology Academy have gone the extra mile in making the school a better place for students and faculty. John and Tammy Kay Van Amerongen have a son, Landon, who attends the Sandy based, tuition-free charter school. According to school officials, in addition to being actively involved in their son’s education, John and Tammy have been tireless and extremely generous volunteers at the school.
Registration forms are now available for the 10th annual MathMatters Contest. The competition, which will be held at Beehive Science and Technology Academy (830 E. 9400 S. in Sandy), is open to all fifth and sixth grade students in Utah. The contest is limited to the first 350 registrants.
An eighth grade student, Haris Kadic, from Beehive Science and Technology Academy charter school, is one of 19 national winners in the 2016 Globey Game Design Competition and Awards. Kadic and his former classmate, Jenna Riddle, were the only two Utahns to be among the 47 national finalists in the competition.
Beehive Science and Technology Academy Principal Hanifi Oguz has been selected as a 2016 Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction for “excellence in teaching and for the encouragement of the dedication to the academic success of students” by the National Society of High School Scholars. (Claes Nobel is the founder of the National Society of High School Scholars. He is also the grandnephew of Albert Nobel, founder of the Nobel prizes.)
Beehive Science and Technology Academy was selected for this honor over the approximately 120 other charter schools in Utah. According to the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, criteria for the selection included achievements, student outcomes, innovation, programs, quality of education, community engagement and other educational areas.
The tuition-free public charter school recently received a grant from the STEM Action Center Utah to integrate virtual reality into its science class content through a project called Google Expeditions and Discovery VR. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.