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Drab to Fab: Little River ES Unveils Tech Lab Makeover

Posted On: Thursday, August 25, 2022

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CCSD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower talks with Little River ES Principal Matt Freedman, right, and technology teacher Samantha Westerlind about the new features of the lab, which was funded by the school's PTA.

Little River ES unveiled its technology lab makeover this week, giving PTA officers and a few students a sneak peek at the colorful new room with work stations, new furniture and fun features like LED light strips and gaming themes.  The Little River PTA raised funds for the lab re-do, which features flexible seating  and tables with different height options, allowing students to work collaboratively on technology projects in a choice of settings ranging from high top tables to couches. 

"I love the bright colors of the furniture and the décor," said technology teacher Samantha Westerlind.  ”I can't wait to continue to add to this room so it helps my students become more innovative and creative learners!"

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Hightower joined Principal Matt Freedman and Little River PTA officers for the unveiling Tuesday afternoon.

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PTA leaders pose with school officials at the new technology lab reveal.  From left, Superintendent Dr. Brian V. Hightower, Magida Habib, Susan Byberg, Brandy Sherrane, Principal Matt Freedman, technology teacher Samantha Westerlind, Ana Nagel , Brittany Hamlin, Tina Cappello  and Stephanie Portman

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