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kids at stem night
students holding crayfish
pair of girls programming a microbit
kids creating DoodleBots
kid programming a robot
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sphero robot golf

Family STEM Nights

We have two family STEM nights; one in the fall and one in the spring. Families are welcome to participate in a variety STEM activities or challenges that range from Sphero robot mini-golf course to an augmented reality Ozmo Kit challenge to making slime to exploring real insects and other critters like feeding crayfish and even AVHS's Iron Maidens Robotics Team offers a fun Sphero Ollie robot racing challenge.

student building with big blocks
stem night
families gathered around AR-Sandbox
mom and kids at engineering night
kids at engineering night
kids at engineering night

Family Engineering 

Each winter, Cedar Park families are welcome to do a take home design challenge to try out at our Family Engineering Night at one of 10 engineering challenge stations that range from building a mini-bridge, to parachutes to catapults to real-time topography with our AR-Sandbox to building a house to a robotic challenge hosted our AVHS's Iron Maidens Robotics Team.

parent mystery reader
reading night kids reading
reading night kids reading

I Love to Read Night

February is "I Love to Read Month" at Cedar Park February is "I Love to Read Month" at Cedar Park and  this literacy-focused Family Night include a visit from a published author, special and mystery guest readers and students proudly displaying their own creative, original published stories.

volunteer helping kids read
parent volunteer
parent helper and teacher reading
apex run

STEM Family Volunteers

Cedar Park is lucky enough to have many parents and other family members volunteer to help out in a variety of important ways, from everyday literacy helpers to helping at special STEM events to fund raising to classroom helpers to chaperones to lunch buddies for students who need mentoring.