Posts Tagged ‘missouri’

Safe Routes to School in Sedalia, Missouri

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 by Mike McKenna
In Clients, Projects, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , , , , http://affinis.us/safe-routes-school-sedalia-missouri/

Two years ago, the City of Sedalia received Safe Routes to School funding from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The funds were awarded to improve pedestrian access between Horace Mann Elementary and the adjacent neighborhoods. The existing pedestrian facilities along this nine-block project were in disarray. Broken concrete, steep slopes, missing sections, and lack […]

Introducing Middle School Students to Engineering

Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 by Kristen Leathers
In Community, Culture, Helping Out, tagged in Tags: , , , , , , kristen-leathers-pltw

Jami Phipps, an algebra teacher at Kearney Junior High School, focuses on building interest in engineering among female middle school students. She works closely with Kearney High School’s well-established Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program, which offers a variety of courses designed to introduce students to the scope, rigor, and discipline of engineering. To connect students […]