For some, retirement can be filled with relaxing mornings on a golf course, or sipping coffee and reading the paper. For the one and only Todd Throne, many days are spent engaging with students at STARBASE. In his words, “I am retired from teaching at a school, but not retired from wanting to teach and … Read moreVolunteer Spotlight- Todd Throne
STARBASE Minnesota Receives Community Impact Award at the 2018 Tekne Awards 19th annual Tekne Awards recognized Minnesota’s technology innovators and innovations STARBASE Minnesota Receives Tekne Award St. Paul, MN Nov. 30, 2018 – The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named STARBASE Minnesota as the recipient of the 2018 Tekne Award in the Community Impact … Read moreSTARBASE Minnesota Receives Tekne Award
On February 13, 2018 STARBASE celebrated its 60,000th student at the graduation ceremony of University ACES from the Anoka-Hennepin School District! The 60,000th student, “Kit Kat,” was congratulated by STARBASE staff, University ACES teachers, and by our military speaker at graduation. Kit Kat was especially congratulated by her peers, as seen in the photo below. … Read more60,000th Student Celebration!
SSgt Mercedes Catchings, MN National Guard Volunteer and Former STARBASE Student Mercedes Catchings, a Staff Sergeant with the 133rd Airlift Wing Readiness Squadron of the MN National Guard, let out a cheer and high five as she launched her newly designed rocket for a perfect flight on a recent beautiful and rainy May morning. The … Read moreVolunteer Spotlight- SSgt Mercedes Catchings
Collin Kange If one happens into a STARBASE classroom they will be immediately drawn into the whole scene – exciting murals on the walls, 3D printers and other technologies, STARBASE instructors in flight suits, students engaged in science, technology, engineering and math, (STEM), and caring adults around groups of students encouraging and guiding them in … Read moreVolunteer Spotlight- Collin Kange
The second recipient of the Brigadier General Tim Cossalter STARBASE Minnesota Scholarship is Annie Francis. Annie attended STARBASE with St. Bernard’s Elementary School as a 4th grader in 2006 and a 6th grader in 2008. At the time that Annie attended STARBASE, she found that school was challenging. She had to work harder than most … Read moreSTARBASE Alumna, Annie Francis, Receives 2016/2017 General Tim Cossalter Scholarship
STARBASE celebrated its 55,000th student at the graduation ceremony of Castle Elementary! The 55,000th student, “Malesimo,” was all smiles as we congratulated her with an award on this big day.
Written by Houa Moua and Laura Litwin In the technological age that we live in, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) shapes our everyday lives. STARBASE, a STEM based program, gives students the opportunity to embrace technology and use it in ways that set them up for success in their future endeavors. Houa Moua, a … Read moreSTARBASE Alumna, Houa Moua, first to receive the General Tim Cossalter Scholarship