What is Grit9?

Grit9 is 2 things: 

  1. A student-run business (with a dedicated class period) offering web design, photo scanning, and video tape digitization.
  2. A tech club for all students to improve soft skills and professionalism. Students should visit Mr. Suter’s room (189) to join!

Grit9 Mission Statement

We believe that preparing for life means experiencing it. We develop meaningful relationships. We value intentional risk taking, open communication, and trust. We believe leadership is service, which may require one to step up, step in, or step down.

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VR in Europe: Mr. Suter’s Grant-Funded Trip

“Design your dream professional development…” “…anywhere in the world, develop yourself as a teacher. Don’t focus on the students, focus on yourself as a professional.” Those are the paraphrased instructions of the Fund For Teachers grant I received in January 2019.It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Application I learned of FFT through a friend of mine, Grant Knowles. He received the grant the year before. For the 2019 cohort, 490 grants were awarded

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001- Choose Your Own Textbook

In Episode 1, students in the Tech and Entrepreneurship class were given a unique opportunity: Choose a textbook for yourself. Really, it’s more of a self-help book from Amazon than a textbook. Part of being entrepreneurial is taking care of yourself so that you are prepared to capitalize on opportunities outside of yourself. This episode contains the stories and choices they made. Enjoy!

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SXSWedu – Game Design Presentations

The new “Game Design Pipeline: Start middle school or new high school students in Ready Maker (GetReady.io), a cute little brother to Unity Transition from Ready Maker in Unity’s Playground Project Use the new Unity “Learn” platform (Launching June 2019) to transition into Unity by learning: C# fundamentals Unity basics VR development   Teaching Game Design – from Ready to Unity Take a sticker! Rock-Paper-Scissors Checkers Teaching Game Design starts

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Choose Your Own Textbook

“Choose a non-fiction book to better yourself” These were the only instructions. Another opportunity afforded by the web design and photo-scanning work that we do has manifested; this time in the form of…”textbooks”. This did not need to revolved around technology or even entrepreneurship. The very process of them taking an honest look at what they need for themselves is being entrepreneurial. Students chose what matters to them, not what

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Grit9: Winter Sale!

Its winter time again and Grit9 is running our Winter Sale! With up to 20% off websites and 10% off all photo scanning projects with more than 500 photos!

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Radio Advertising

Did some recording today for our radio adds to start next week. One is real, the rest are…yeah. Radio Ad (Connor): https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/grit9-bucket/connor_ad.mp3 Radio Ad (AnnaMarie): https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/grit9-bucket/anna+ad.mp3  

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