Jackson High student earns $25,000 college scholarship

Jackson High student earns $25,000 college scholarship

Harshu Musunuri was regional finalist in 2017 Siemens Competition Computational and Experimental Design of MIP Nanoparticles: A Novel Theranostic Solution to Detect and Neutralize Endotoxins – that’s the title of Jackson High senior Harshu Musunuri’s research project. The depth and quality of her research secured her place as a regional winner of the Siemens Competition… Continue Reading Jackson High student earns $25,000 college scholarship

47 robotics teams compete locally; six advance to January semifinals

47 robotics teams compete locally; six advance to January semifinals

In December, 47 Everett Public Schools elementary and middle school robotics teams tested their coding skills and creativity against a cadre of other regional districts – vying for a chance to compete in the January semifinals at the Seattle Amazon Doppler building. After two weekends of qualifying rounds, six of the 47 earned semi-final slots.… Continue Reading 47 robotics teams compete locally; six advance to January semifinals

Tukes Valley Students Learn Advanced Computer Skills Through Robotics

Tukes Valley Students Learn Advanced Computer Skills Through Robotics

Technology teacher Sherry Lilly is passionate about preparing students for the technological demands of 21st Century jobs. At Tukes Valley middle school, that means finding fun and effective ways to introduce advanced concepts like computer science and programming. That’s where robotics comes in. Introduction to STEM Robotics is a new elective open to eighth grade… Continue Reading Tukes Valley Students Learn Advanced Computer Skills Through Robotics

Graduation rates up; vocational career pathways underway

Plans in the works to add specialty science, technology, engineering and math career pathway programs at each high school Over the past 15 years, methods for calculating graduation rates have changed and become more precise. High school requirements have changed. Students must earn more credits in different classes, including math and science, than they did… Continue Reading Graduation rates up; vocational career pathways underway

SPARK: Gray Middle School sixth-grade girls in STEM

This video is from our Tacoma Kids Have It campaign and highlights a group of sixth-grade girls at Tacoma’s Gray Middle school who confront the lack of diversity in today’s tech sector. Their teacher, Phill Schmitt, is passionate about empowering young scientists who will bring fresh and diverse perspectives to complex problems. From small SPARKS,… Continue Reading SPARK: Gray Middle School sixth-grade girls in STEM

National Grant awarded to Chloe Clark Elementary School

National Grant awarded to Chloe Clark Elementary School

Congratulations to Chloe Clark Elementary, one of 35 schools nationwide to receive a $1,000 grant to help support a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Night. Kelly Leggett, PTA Co-Treasurer, applied for the “STEM + Families Math Grant” grant, sponsored by Mathnasium. The 35 winners were chosen from over 1,000 applicants, with Chloe Clark Elementary… Continue Reading National Grant awarded to Chloe Clark Elementary School

Lindbergh High students create champion robot

Lindbergh High students create champion robot

Lindbergh High School’s Robotics Team recently competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition District Finals. The team, led by teacher Matt Randall, performed great, winning 10 of the 12 preliminary matches; winning the Industrial Safety Award, given to the team that uses innovative ways to protect against hazards; and taking 6th place out of the 32… Continue Reading Lindbergh High students create champion robot