Our School

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Building History

Louisa Boren Junior High School opened in September 1963. On that day, the school welcomed 800 students in grades 6 through 9, and had 40 teaching stations. The mid-century modern building was designed by famous Seattle architecture firm Naramore, Bain, …

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Curriculum

Discover Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Walk through our hallways and you may see papier-mâché spiders hanging from the ceiling, boats docked on counters, and technical drawings on walls. Look for interesting materials on shelves or in stacks, and the places …

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Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Vision

Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Scholars: Grow 21st Century readiness in a community that values equity, sustainability, and the whole child. Develop rigorous STREAM skills to ask and answer audacious questions. Use Project Based Learning to tackle real world challenges. 1. …

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Uniforms

STEM K-8 has a mandatory school uniform and dress code policy. We believe our uniform for learning will help students be proud members of this learning community. School staff at any point can amend this policy. View the STEM K-8 Uniform and Dress …

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What is STEM?

STEM stands for four key areas of focus: Science Technology Engineering Mathematics The term was first coined by Judith Ramaley, the former director of the National Science Foundation’s Education and Human Resources Division. This approach to education is designed to revolutionize …

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