Second Annual FCPS TechFair is a huge success!
Students and adults of all ages converged on Henry Clay High School on
Saturday, March 29, 2003, for the second annual FCPS TechFair. The
TechFair is a celebration of how students and teachers use technology
every day. Booths from 24 elementary, 8 middle, 2 high schools and
one technical school were set up in the gymnasium and cafeteria for the
public to view. The students were joined by 11 FCPS, vendor, and
community partner booths.
included many different examples of technology use. Some of the
projects were classroom projects, like Henry Clay's Iditarod Trail Class
Technology Project, as well as STLP projects, like students from
Breckinridge and The Academy at Lexington that used NetMeeting to
communicate between their two groups. There were also technical
projects, like Eastside's video on how to install a network card, and
community projects, like Arlington's Parent/Arlington Community Computer
was even a little engineering going on by the Winburn group. They
brought a "hovercraft" built based on plans they had downloaded off the
Internet. Kids lined up for the opportunity to ride on it!
Students learned how a green screen works in TV production from P. L.
Dunbar students. Dunbar students also unveiled a radio station
created for their school, shared CAD and other engineering projects as
well as community service projects with local schools, St. Paul AME Church
and the Fayette County Urban League.
Duane Tennant, Interim Superintendent, enjoyed meeting the students and
teachers. He presented each school with a certificate award.
website includes more pictures from this day of celebration.
Student Technology Leadership Programs and Students
Recognized at the Kentucky Teaching and Learning Conference March 7, 2003
On March 7,
2003, several Fayette County Student Technology Leadership Program groups
and students were recognized for their part in the Kentucky Teaching and
Learning Conference (KTLC) 2003 held in Louisville by the Kentucky
Department of Education. Some of the awards were for groups and others
were for the individual student. We want to congratulate all the students
and adults for making Fayette County technology shine throughout the
state! Check out the details on the Fayette County