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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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[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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[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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[7 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

Emily Wong wins NCWIT Aspirations in Technology Washington State Competion
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests.  This year Emily Wong received a NCWIT Washington State Affiliate Award for Aspiration in Technology, which were presented at Google in the Spring.  Each year only 20 girls in Washington State receives this honor and in the past few years, more than 10 Garfield Students have won this award.  Please join us in congratulating these great Garfield Students on their accomplishments.  …

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[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Women in Technology club at Garfield High School is conducting a survey to see if there are differing attitudes surrounding women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields and why that might be. The answers to these surveys will be used by the Women in Technology group to compare opinions and to see if there is a consensus.
Please take a few minutes to complete the 10 question Survey linked here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DCWL26J 
Thank you for your time and input.
- Garfield HS Women in Technology Club

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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

 The Paul Allen Computing Challenge (PACC) is an annual challenge for high school students.  Learn real-world skills while solving real-world problems!
Poster Session Event is Saturday, June 7th 3-5pm at the Living Computer Museum, 2245 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134
Student Attendees need to bring this singed Permission Form (PDF) – please turn them into Mr. Bergquist before the event or bring them on Saturday.
Your final posters should be turned into your UW Advisor (by email) by Thursday night, June 5th, so they have  chance to review them and submit them Friday …

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[4 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Friday, December 13th, Noon – 1:30pm (Lunch and 5th Period)
Want to hear from Women working at Amazon.com,
the Institute for Systems Biology and Google?
Join us for a fun luncheon with four women working in bio-engineering research, software development and design.  Hear about their experience in these exciting fields.
Free Pizza provided by Amazon.com
Where: Our Computer Science room 115a
Details To Attend:  You need to fill out the “WIT Luncheon Permission to Participate Form” – copies available in 115a or online linked here .  And get Permission from your 5th Period teacher to be excused …

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[20 Sep 2013 | 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 for application is Sunday, November 2nd, but start early – see instructions below.
You can win $500 cash, a free laptop, and a trip. 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 10 Garfield students have won in the past two years, receiving a beautiful glass plaque and generous gift bag from local sponsors!
This award …

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[10 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Below are announcements for camps, classes and ideas to add a little computer science & engineering to your summer.  I get these notices from a variety of universities & groups each spring.  Let me know if you attend any of these and I will pass on your feedback to future students.  And Keep on Coding…
OnLine Resources:

Code.org is a great place to start – has links to a variety of ways to learn about programming and new languages.  Plus a Cool Video on the importance of programming.

Camps & Short Courses:

Free Tech & Career …