Garfield’s Computer Science Week Activities

posted by: Mr. Bergquist 5 December 2012 No Comment

Garfield’s Computer Science Education
Week+ Activities, December 2012

Note: All events, unless otherwise indicated are in room 115a, our Garfield Computer Science Classroom.  See www.garfieldcs.com for more details or stop by 115a and talk to Mr. Bergquist.

Friday, Dec 7th: First Robotics FTC Qualifier Competition 4 – 8:15pm at Franklin High School.

Saturday Dec 8th: UW Computer Science Open House 1 – 3pm at Paul Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering.  Details:  http://www.cs.washington.edu/openhouse

Monday, Dec 10th (Noon – 12:30pm): Garfield’s Women in Technology meeting, celebrating Admiral Grace Murray Hopper’s birthday (Dec 9th) – bring your lunch, everyone is welcome! (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hopper)

Tuesday, Dec 11th (9 – 9:55am): FreakNGenius* visits our 2nd Period Projects in CS Class to present on marketing & development research at a local Start up with Clayton Weller, Founder of FreakN’Genius. See: http://www.freakngenius.com/

Tuesday, Dec 11th after school: Meet Dawgbot! Open house with our Robotics Team.

Wednesday, Dec 12th (8-9:55am): Microsoft X-Box 360 Development & Testing* – engineers will present to our 1st Period Exploring CS class (8 – 9am) with Jiunwei Chen & Jason Pace.

Thursday, Dec 13th (Noon – 1:30pm): UW White Hat Hacking & Security* Lunch (Noon – 12:30pm) & 6th Period AP CS (12:35 – 1:30pm):  with Franziska Roesner. See: http://news.cs.washington.edu/2012/08/07/car-hacking/

Friday, Dec 14: The Hobbit opens, no CS Ed events scheduled.

Saturday, Dec 15th: PS CSTA Computer Programming Contest, 9am-2:30pm at UW Paul Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering. We have 7 teams participating! Details:
http://www.pscsta.org/p/student-programming-contests.html

Sunday, Dec 16th: First Robotics District Competition 8am-5:30pm at King’s High School, Seattle Details: http://www.firstwa.org/FTC/Events/Districts/North.aspx

Monday, Dec 17th (9am – 12:30pm): UW BioEngineering* presents and demonstrated several BioEngineering research projects to our 2nd, 3rd & 4th Periods classes and hopefully at lunch too!  with Deep Hathi and his team from UW BioEngineering:  http://depts.washington.edu/bioe/

* if you would like to join one of the classroom presentations, stop by 115a for a permission slip from Mr. Bergquist – to be signed by your teacher.

Other local events:
Sat-Sun, Dec 29-30th, Code Day, noon-noon at Zynga in Pioneer Square.  “CodeDay is an amazing 24-hour event where students who love technology to hang out and code.”
Details at: http://lky.me/DJD

 

 

 

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