JMSD Creates Makerspace


During a recent In-Service, teachers used the laser engraver to make their own hall passes.

The Makerspace is a concept that allows students to enhance their creative abilities.  Room 111 has been converted to a Makerspace is located in Room 111 and is open for any class to use.

JMSD  received a $2,000 grant issued by Project Lead The Way Program sponsored by Chevron. In addition to the $2,000 grant, JM has received a $90,000 grant over 3 years, along with another $5,000 for materials, printers, and training. 

Students and faculty have the use of 3-D printers, laser engravers/cutters, and vinyl cutters

“It’s a great opportunity for the students, school and staff. Any teacher can use the makerspace for a lesson,” stated Mr.Robinson, J-M’s Principal. Mr. Robinson also shared that this was the exact reason the project was under taken in the first place. “We wanted to allow students to further their creative and academic abilities.”