Weekly Update 4/10

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy Scheduling for next school year If you pass your academy course, you are automatically going to move to the next level course, no need to reapply. Ms. McClure is still working through her in-person one-on-ones, but due…

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Weekly Update 3/3

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy student leadership applications We are planning to launch the student leadership applications for next school year in early April. Be on the lookout for further information in the coming weeks’ newsletters. Inova Blood Drive Our second blood…

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Inova Blood Drive

Our second blood drive of the year is scheduled for March 21! So exciting! If you are a student, staff, or family member who is interested in donating, please sign up here and you will hear back from Safya Biswal, one of our student coordinators, who will follow up with next steps! Please sign up…

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HOSA Leadership Conference

Our HOSA club leaders went to the district wide leadership conference this week in preparation for the competitions at the end of March. Students who place at the competitions in March with continue onto nationals in June in Houston!

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Weekly Update 2/25

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Freshman Academy Recruitment! 9th Grade Advisory Recruitment will take place on April 11 and 12. Sign-ups for this opportunity will open in March. Vertical Course Alignment Presentations In April (exact dates TBD) we are going to try a new…

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Kode with Klossy Applications Open!

Kode with Klossy is hosting free two-week virtual and in-person summer camps for women and non-binary people in STEM! They teach students the fundamentals of coding and provide a space for women in STEM to meet, it’s a great opportunity for coders of all levels, especially beginners. The camps will take place in two-week periods…

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Air and Space Museum Field Trip

Our engineering academy had a full house going to the Air and Space Museum out in Viriginia. Our tour guides were so impressed with student prior knowledge and engagement!

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First Level Engineering Projects

Mr. Meyer’s first-level engineering course, Introduction to Engineering Design, students are working on a reverse engineering project where they break apart wind-up toys and document the job function of each component using engineering terminology.

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Vexcode Race

Mr. Coster’s first-level IT course, Computer Science Essentials, built vexcode robots that student teams programmed, and had their big races this week. Check out the pictures of some of our winners!

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