STEM Fest: Our Mission
To highlight Mount Si’s many STEM-based opportunities that prepare students for college, career, and life. STEM Fest goals:
STEM Education = Opportunity
STEM knowledge and skills are important in an ever-growing number of careers:
STEM Education at Mount Si
Mount Si offers each student access to high quality and challenging STEM learn-ing opportunities in preparation for college, career, and life. By providing a STEM based education Mount Si works hard to:
Tyler Menezes is the Executive Director of StudentRND, a company that gets students nationwide to fall in love with code through events such as CodeDay. In the past, he attended the University of Washington, but dropped out to start a tech company.
Tyler will also have a couple of his associates with him to talk about the different paths all of them took to get where they are today. Tess Rinearson, a software engineer at Medium and Zaq Wiedmann a competitive altruist.
Do You Have Questions about STEM Fest or Want to Participate?
Contact organizers Lori Hollasch and Cathy Renner.
Did You Know? ...
STEM Resources and Articles
STEM Should Be a Natural Extension of Literacy Education (Huffington Post, Jan 2013)
Washington STEM - nonprofit dedicated to advancing excellence, equity, and innovation in STEM education in WA State.
Op-Ed: Don't pit science and math education against liberal arts (Seattle Times, Sept 2011)
Everyone who will be a Mount Si student next year should attend STEM Fest:
Need motivation for your student to attend? All attending students can enter themselves to win an XBox One!
~Student produced video featured at last year's STEM Fest highlights the vision of STEM at Mount Si.
Agenda and List of Participants
This year's event showcases current STEM-based student work being done across all high school grade levels and gives details about the expanding STEM-based curriculum at Mount Si.
PRESENTATIONS (6:00 - 7:00pm in Auditorium)
FAIR - tentative list of participants (6:00 - 8:00pm in Commons, Wildcat Court, and Hallway) Click here to see where each display of the programs listed below will be located.
Families will able to explore the many STEM-based offerings at MSHS, and check out the many hands-on and interactive displays of student work. Various teachers and students will be on hand to provide information and to answer your questions.
This two hour event will be packed full of key information for your student's education and future!
STEM Fest is organized and brought to you by MSHS PTSA, thanks to the generous support of the families and teachers who joined and donated.
Big thanks to MSHS Administration and Teachers for their forward-thinking vision and partnership to make this event so significantly important to our students.