17 October 2017

Beehive Science & Technology Academy, the Sandy-based charter school for grades 6 through 12, has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017–2019.

10 October 2017


Sandy, Utah—Beehive Science & Technology Academy was one of only eight high schools in Utah to receive an A grade from the Utah Board of Education for 2017.  The Utah Board of Education released its list of new grades in late September 2017. 

10 October 2017


Sandy, Utah—The Deseret News has reported that Beehive Science & Technology Academy is one of the state’s four top schools for passing Advanced Placement exams.

24 April 2017

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.

19 April 2017

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.

11 April 2017

Principal Hanifi Oguz and the school to be honored May 17 at awards gala.

10 April 2017

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.

31 March 2017

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. 

27 March 2017

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.

21 March 2017

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 Friday, March 24

03 March 2017

Two students from Beehive Science and Technology Academy are finalists in Photographer’s Forum magazine’s Best of College & High School Photography competition. 

22 February 2017

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.

10 December 2016


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.

05 December 2016

Registration forms are now available for the 10th annual MathMatters Contest.  The competition, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. 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.

05 December 2016

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.

05 December 2016

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.)

05 December 2016

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.

05 December 2016

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.

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