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[25 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap screening party at Google!

On behalf of Google Seattle, I’d like to extend an invitation to Garfield students. We are holding a movie screening, and Q&A session at Google Fremont office.  Food and drinks will be provided, but students must organize their own transport to and from the event
(RSVP for the event here and bring a signed media release form.)
NOTE: This Event is not SPS nor Garfield HS events and you need to talk to your parents/guardians before registering or participating.
CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap screening party at Google!
Food and drinks.  Interactive …

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[15 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

Our Sprint Schedules (subject to modification)
—1st Monday: Sprint Planning meeting, determine Stories and Tasks
1st Thur: Initial Stand-up (Scrum) Meeting
(1st Sprint of a new project will take longer to create backlog of Stories & Tasks & Test Cases)
2nd Monday : Story Test Cases finalized & Stand up (Scrum) Meeting
2nd Thur: Stand-up (Scrum) Meeting
3rd Monday: Stand-up (Scrum) Meeting
3rd Thursday: Integration, build & testing
3rd Friday: Demonstration of new features (stories) and identification of fixes & tasks to go into next Sprint – or are we ready to release?
Schedule for 4th Sprint (about 2 Weeks): proposed…
Thur Jan 20th : Sprint Planning meeting, identify Final …

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[2 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

Women@Google and Amazon’s Women in Engineering would like to invite you to attend a CodeGirl Screening Party*

+ Wednesday, Nov 4th, 5:30 – 8:30pm at the Kirkland Google Office
+ Wednesday, Nov 11th, 5 – 8pm at the Amazon in Seattle
 
Join them for a screening of the film, Code Girl. CodeGirl is a documentary that follows teams of high school-aged girls from around the globe as they compete in the annual Technovation Challenge. The girls have three months to develop an app that attempts to solve a problem in their local …

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[23 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

Key points for success working on a Team, from our building paper castles team exercise.  Here’s the summary of the keys to succeeding as a team.  Let’s remember them throughout the year as we work on different teams.

Communications
Cooperation 
Everyone Contributing
Respect
Help each other
Dedication – Willingness to Participate
Perseverance
Roles 

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[14 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

Chick Tech* is searching for 10th & 11th grade female students that are interested in technology.  Goodwill has partnered with Chick Tech to host an event in the near future on a Saturday & Sunday January 30th & 31st Moz Downtown Seattle. Let us know as soon as possible if you are interested (details below), registration & names need to be sent in by Friday January 15th! Note: this is not a SPS or Garfield HS event and you need to talk to your parents/guardians before registering or attending.
At the Chick …

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[7 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

A Great opportunity for our young women students!
The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) sponsors an award for “Aspirations in Computing” each year.  Deadline is usually end of October/start of Nov, but start early – see instructions below.
You can win $500 cash, a free laptop, and  a trip to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina. And, if you are selected, you also have a chance to win college scholarships.  Your application also enters you in the local Washington State Competition.  Over 12 Garfield students have won in …

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[16 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Projects in CS: Final Release 
Create a “Release” of an appropriate version of one of your team’s projects to be available for review and copy of code to hopefully shared with your mentor and other students.  Produce the Release document (preferably in MS Word)  that clearly includes:

A brief Description of your Project’s overall goal
What Features are included in this release?
Clear instructions on how to install and use this version of the project
Any limitations of this release (i.e. known bugs)
Additional Features that your team would like to include in a future release
What …