FWCS Hosts STEM Conference for Girls - May 09, 2016

Record Number: 13751
Displayed from: May 09, 2016 , until: Jun 01, 2016

Fort Wayne Community Schools and the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana are hosting a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Conference for girls in grades K-12 on Saturday, May 21, at Snider High School, 4600 Fairlawn Pass.

A small group of middle and high school girls will experience STEM career explorations from 8 a.m.-noon. Students in grades K-12 will enjoy STEM exhibits from 1-4 p.m. The conference will include an afternoon of STEM activities designed to encourage girls to think like a scientist and explore innovative concepts.

The cost of the conference is $2 and includes a Girl Scout membership. Students can register at their school through Wednesday, May 18. For additional information, parents can contact LaTheresa King at Latheresa.king@fwcs.k12.in.us.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.