Monthly Archives: February 2016

Oh the Places You’ll Go! -Ryanna H

Hello fellow revamp junkies and day dreamers! Its ryanna again and since we’re just getting back from the weekend I’d like to talk about the time it takes to really sit back, relax, and let your imagination take over. After Ava and mines design wasn’t in the top 4 in the class, I started to […]

Integrating STEAM into courtyard-Ava L-S

This school year 2015-2016 the Ann Richards School has focused its efforts on integrating  more artwork into it’s campus in order to become a  STEAM school. A  major change to our campus has been the removal  of our unused and clunky lockers. The locker’s removal widened the hallway at least three feet, that means we gained […]

Research & Brainstorming – Dana N.

As you’ve probably read in Claire and Annika’s latest blog posts, we’re past Milestone 1 in our design process! Claire and I’s design (sadly) did not make it to the top four, but those that did I believe were some of the best presented to us this last Wednesday. The next part of our design process […]

Divine Designs – Annika L.

Hello all!  Annika again. This week in The Principles of Engineering class has been very eventful.  As Maddy S. mentioned, each pair of partners completed their ‘living Pinterest boards’ and Sketch Up designs of what they would like the courtyard to look like.  You can read Maddy’s blog post here.  My partner Julie and I […]

Deliberate Designing-Claire L.

Hello engineering bloggers! This is Claire updating you on our progress this week. A lot has happened this week as we developed and decided on a final design. Soon, we can start researching the materials we will need to use, the basics of building, and eventually begin to build all of the components of our […]

Matrix, Matrix On My Paper, Which Design is Worthy of Creation? -Maddy S.

Hello, fellow bloggers, it’s Maddy again. Since I wrote to you all last, some crucial planning decisions have been made. As Carmen mentioned, each set of pairs in our class has completed their inspiration boards, which I previously called a “living Pinterest board.” This allowed us to lay out how we envision the space to […]

Decision Time- Carmen W

Hello engineering folks! It’s me again reporting to you from the comfort of my own home. Even though I’m not in my engineering class with Ms.Jo or even at school, I cannot stop thinking about our Engineering cornerstone project. Let me give y’all a few updates of what has happened. Since the last time I […]