Pattengill STEM Biotechnology Magnet School
Welcome to Pattengill STEM Biotechnology Magnet School!
The Pattengill STEM Biotechnology staff in partnership with parents and community is dedicated to educating our children intellectually, socially and emotionally, therefore, empowering them to become responsible citizens, lifelong learners and positive contributors to our ever-changing community and world.
We are extremely excited to have your child attending school with us this year! Please know that we take your commitment to the Lansing School District and to Pattengill STEM Biotechnology Magnet School very seriously, so if there is ever anything we can do for you, our doors are always open.
Engaging students at a young age in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math builds a foundation for inquisitiveness and innovation for future success in today’s swiftly changing
world. At Pattengill STEM Biotechnology, students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become the thinkers and problem solvers of the future.
What is Biotechnology?
Biotechnology is a technology that involves the use of living organisms. Biotechnology is mainly used in agriculture, food science, and medicine. In biotechnology, living organisms are used to make useful chemicals and products or to perform an industrial task.
What is STEM?
STEM helps students understand how the academic principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics impact their world and prepares them for the workforce of tomorrow.
What Makes Pattengill Special?
State-of-the-art instructional technology equipment in STEM Learning Labs.
Biomedical Immersion Weeks that allow students to use their skills to explore science and health solutions.
- After-school programming: Robotics, math, science, running, healthy kids clubs and YMCA offerings.
Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment
What is Title IX?
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.
Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX
Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)
Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)
Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)
Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)
Reporting Prohibited Behavior
Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator.
Dr. Mark Coscarella
You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:
Ms. Cordelia Black
Director of Public Safety