YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to host Virtual STEM Week from April 20-24

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to host Virtual STEM Week from April 20-24

The week features free virtual learning, experiments and fun for children from preschool through high school DALLAS (April 17, 2020) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will host a Virtual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) workshop the week of April 20-24 so children of all ages can be introduced to STEM through fun, engaging […]

Rockwall High Robotics Advocates for STEM Funding in Washington, DC

Rockwall High Robotics Advocates for STEM Funding in Washington, DC

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 21, 2019) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296, the Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2019 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding. The conference was attended by over 65 teams from 22 states, and four of those teams were from Texas. The team was […]

Rockwall High Robotics Visits Washington D.C.

Rockwall High Robotics Visits Washington D.C.

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 15, 2019) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296, the Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2019 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) on Capitol Hill. The conference was attended by EVP of Public Relations Eva Kay Stewart, EVP […]

State of Texas Declares STEM Gals Day

State of Texas Declares STEM Gals Day

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 26, 2019) Team 1296, Full Metal Jackets, of Rockwall High School attended the STEM Advocacy Conference of Texas (SACOT) and were also recognized for their work for STEM Gals by state representatives. The SACOT event, held on Feb. 18, was attended by EVP of Public Relations Hannah Cowgill, VP of Robotic […]

Rockwall High Robotics Students Back STEM Funding at National Advocacy Conference

Rockwall High Robotics Students Back STEM Funding at National Advocacy Conference

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 6, 2018) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296 the Full Metal Jackets recently attended the 2018 National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill. The conference was attended by President – Lauren Knoff, FIRST Alum – Brandon Taylor, VP of Robotics Construction – […]

Frisco YMCA welcomes summer STEM robotics coding program

(Frisco, TX—July 8, 2016) The Frisco Family YMCA is hosting a STEM Summer Camp for K-6th grades. Kids interested in robotics, coding and game design will be taught the Harvard/MIT Creative Coding Method to: design video games like Pong, PacMan and Shark Attack, code animations and interactive musical stories, and program robots for moves, mazes […]

Mathnasium partners with National PTA on STEM Initiative

 Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath is one of 680 Mathnasium locations nationwide slated to put the “M” in STEM   (ROCKWALL, TX—June 20, 2016) Mathnasium Learning Centers is proud to announce that it has joined forces with National PTA as a partner in PTA’s nationwide science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and family engagement initiative. Through […]

Rockwall Chamber welcomes The CORE

(ROCKWALL, TX – October 29, 2015) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony recently to celebrate the opening of The CORE, Rockwall’s first and only STEM-focused “Technasium”  – a gymnasium for your brain, and a cool place to build tech stuff. The “Technasium” is an awesome place for students to get the […]

Rowlett High School home to district’s first CyberPatriot club

GARLAND, TX. (December 2, 2014) Promoting science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) education, Rowlett High School is the district’s first to implement a national Air Force Association-established program: CyberPatriot—The National Youth Cyber Education Program. A competition-fueled initiative, CyberPatriot features teams across the nation identifying network cyber security vulnerabilities through virtual images. Teams compete in six-hour […]

Rockwall STEM experience at Perot Museum

Rockwall STEM experience at Perot Museum

(Rockwall ISD) August 30, 2013 – Last week, Rockwall ISD launched the Rockwall STEM Experience 2013, an innovative professional learning opportunity designed specifically for Rockwall ISD Math, Science and Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers. In lieu of traditional staff development, Rockwall ISD teachers and STEM facilitators took a trip to the Perot Museum of Nature […]