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Middle School Satellite

Students enrolled in middle school programs receive an introduction to STEM related careers through hands-on, inquiry-based learning.

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Green Architecture

Students learn how to apply "green" choices to the fields of architecture and construction by exploring dimensioning, measuring, and architectural sustainability as they design affordable housing units using Autodesk's 3D architectural design software.

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Design & Modeling

While working in teams, students apply the design process to solve problems and understand the influence of creativity and innovation in their lives.

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Medical Detectives

Students study DNA evidence to solve medical mysteries through hands-on projects and labs and learn how the systems of the human body work together to maintain health.

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Automation & Robotics

While working in teams, students use the VEX Robotics® platform to design, build, and program real-world objects and learn about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation, and computer control systems.

Polaris offers satellite, or off-campus, programming in our partner school districts as a means to deliver accessible, high quality educational services in the surrounding communities. Today, four Project Lead the Way® Gateway programs serve over 1,900 middle school students at Berea-Midpark, Brooklyn, Fairview Park, Olmsted Falls, North Olmsted and Strongsville middle schools. Course offering includes Design & Modeling, Medical Detectives, Automation & Robotics and Green Architecture.


Design & Modeling

Medical Detectives

Automation & Robotics

Green Architecture

Berea-Midpark Middle School



Brooklyn School


Olmsted Falls Middle School


Lewis F. Mayer Middle School (Fairview Park)

North Olmsted Middle School


Strongsville Middle School


For additional information regarding Polaris satellite/off-campus programs, contact Mike Mayell, Coordinator of Satellite Programming at 440.891.7617 or email Mike Mayell.