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Vex Robotics Competition at the Miami-Dade Youth Fair

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

W.R. Thomas and Coral Reef alliance took top place tournament champions at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair VEX Robotics competition on March 17, 2019. The Tiger Industries team from W.R.T. also won first place middle school engineering notebook award. Highlights of the event include: South Dade Senior high winning 2nd competing for the first [...]

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The WRT Tigers Coding Self-Portraits

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Information Technology, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, STEM|Tags: , , |

Students from W.R. Thomas Middle CTE program were awarded First Place Ribbons in the "iCode Me" JavaScript Programming Competition at the Miami Dade County Youth Fair on March 20th, 2019. For the iCodeME competition, individual girls in Grades 6-12 must complete an individual entry form for the Fair. A total of 20 girls will [...]

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Microsoft and NASA Female Executives Speak to Hialeah Gardens Middle Female IT Students

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Middle School, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

Over 200 female students students from the Coding and Microsoft Imagine Academy at Hialeah Gardens Middle School (HGMS) attended a presentation organized by Ms. Josie Goytisolo, Founder and CEO of Codella and SheTech Miami. Guest Speakers included Ms. Beatris Mendez Gandica, Program Manager with Microsoft and Dr. Margaret Dominguez, Optical Engineer at NASA Goddard. Also, in [...]

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February is CTE Month

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Community & Industry Partners, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month|Tags: |

  The Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) offers a wide range of quality career and technical programs that prepare students for graduation, post secondary education, and careers.  Students and educators throughout the school district will celebrate National CTE Month® during February 2019. A resource packet for CTE Month is posted [...]

CTE Month Proclaimed and Celebrated by School Board

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month, STEAM, STEM|Tags: |

Thank you M-DCPS, for celebrating Career and Technical Education month at the School Board meeting on February 13, 2019.  

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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Scholarships, Women in IT|Tags: , |

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award structure includes winner, honorable mention, and certificate of distinction designations at national and regional levels, serving all 50 states, the District of [...]

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Learn to Code Workshop

By | September 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, STEM|

Ecotech Visions recently agreed to provide free coding courses to educate and prepare South Florida for employment opportunities. This was made possible via specialized funding from people concerned about our future in technology and employment. We're entering the world of invisible technology. We need to Keep up!

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Microsoft Announces Back to School Event!

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Computer Science & Coding, Sponsors|Tags: , , , , , |

On August 17, 2018, from 4:00pm-6:30pm, at Dadeland Mall, Microsoft is holding a Back to School event. This event is free to the community and is a great way to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The first 150 students will get a chance to receive a backpack with the tools needed to achieve more [...]

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Students Impress Chef Judges at the Youth Fair

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism, Miami Dade Youth Fair|

 

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2018 Youth Fair

By | March 7th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Robotics, STEAM, STEM, Teachers, Technology Student Association|

http://www.thefair.me/thefair/   March 15th - April 8th 2018

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