10/17/19 — When the Dams Broke

How great is it when a student says it’s “unfortunate” that he/she couldn’t spend more time learning and experiencing things? Read on!
On Thursday, Perkiomen Valley High School’s Innovation Lab students had the opportunity to go to the first ever B. PHL Innovation Festival. Unfortunately, we only went to one day as a whole class, but the experience was still life changing. The festival had a collection of speakers, all of whom were absolutely the most innovative minds I have ever heard speak.

Entropic Development

This week was extraordinary in a few ways. To address the least interesting of the list, I have an incredible amount of homework. (You’ll have to forgive me if I present a stressed tone) On Thursday, Perkiomen Valley High School’s Innovation Lab students had the opportunity to go to the first ever B. PHL Innovation Festival. Unfortunately, we only went to one day as a whole class, but the experience was still life changing. The festival had a collection of speakers, all of whom were absolutely the most innovative minds I have ever heard speak.

First on the list was Richard Montañez, who created Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. He was inspirational beyond belief, a real example of the American Dream. He told us about his success story and focused on the traits and actions that brought about his success (He also gave us cheetos). After that, was Duncan Wardle

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Published by Garreth Heidt

Designerly Minded High School Humanities and Liberal Studies Teacher Faculty Mentor FIRST Robotics Team #7414--PV Retrobotics. Constantly learning, trying to be more a maker and less a consumer of culture. I believe in the infinite value of a liberal education and the power of design thinking to help make the world a better place.

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