Oldham-Ramona Schools State Finalist in Samsung Competition

Ramona, S.D. - On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Oldham-Ramona Schools was tabbed as a state finalist for Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow contest. Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow resolves around community and school implementation of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) project to improve lives of community members and students.

Five schools were selected by the Samsung company in each state for advancement to the second round. Additional South Dakota Schools chosen include Estelline Public Schools, Mitchell High School, Wakpala Public Schools and Warner High School.
 
Mr. Robert Bergstrom, a second time Samsung Solve for Tomorrow state finalist, Technology Director/Computer and Business Teacher, submitted a plan for upgrading servers and networking equipment along with integration into a STEAM project for his Fundamental of Computers course. Students will have a hands on experience by using STEAM concepts throughout the project and learning design, implementation process, networking concepts and the inner workings of a creating a new network infrastructure within the school.

In the second stage schools are asked to submit a video plan on how the school project will be represented and if funded by Samsung. The overall state finalist will be elected on December 13, 2017 receiving $25,000 in technology and a kit to create a video.

For more information about the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest visit: http://www.samsung.com/us/solvefortomorrow.  Follow Oldham-Ramona Schools progression through the contest at: http://www.southdakotateacher.com/news.aspx.

      
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