September 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Sligo Middle School Students Host a Day of S’TEAM in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Students from Sligo Middle School in Silver Spring hosted the first S’TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival on Sept 26. The S’TEAM field day was organized by 28 students in seventh and eighth grades who worked throughout the summer on multi-disciplinary projects that included science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Schools officials said students had hands-on experience while […]

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July 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

Future Engineers Use Their Noodles to Build Bridges from Spaghetti (PHOTOS)

UPDATED, 1:30 p.m., July 25: The winning bridge in the Spaghetti Bridge Contest held July 25 at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University held 62 pounds. The winning Rockville team included teens: Sriyuth Sagi, Anthony Garay, JJ Bravo, according to Ellen Poltilove Communications Manager, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The contest tested the teens engineering abilities to […]

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March 3, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Poolesville Students Place in Assistive Technology Challenge (Photos)

The annual national AbilityOne Design Challenge competition encourages students to develop technologies that empower people with disabilities to break through barriers to employment. Three teams from Poolesville High School in Montgomery County took part in the competition on Feb. 28 in Vienna, Va. The Poolesville “Nexus” team took home second place and was awarded the title […]

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May 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Banneker Celebrates STEM Education (Video)

Benjamin Banneker Middle School hosted Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Discovery Communications, and others to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education on May 1. Earlier in the day, more than 100 Banneker students toured the White House and shared their views on the importance of STEM educational programs. Learn more in this video. Visit […]

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