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What is our Makerspace?

Our Makerspace is a place where people come together to learn with each other, explore materials and ideas, tinker around, invent and support each other through a growth mindset.

  • After school on Thursdays
  • 2:45-4:30 p.m.
  • MUST pre-register to attend
  • Request to check out the Makerspace by emailing

Our Makerspace is made possible by the District 196 STEM Initiative in coordination with Dr. Cathy Kindem and a grant written by Valley educator Michelle Carruthers.

Guidelines and expectations


  • Sign up in advance
  • Use tools properly
  • Learn/explore/record
  • Take pictures of your creations
  • Appropriate behavior at all times
  • Second warning = you are done for the trimester

Clean Up

  • All materials need to go back to their bins
  • Any mess into the garbage can
  • Wipe tables off with wipes

STEM fun