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Featured Event: Tobias STEM Programming Challenge

January 17, 2022 - Back in December, Tobias Elementary School’s STEM teacher on special assignment (TOSA), Helene Cuomo, ran a programming challenge with classrooms. The challenge was to write a code that allows an adult “robot” to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The goal is to help students realize that very explicit directions need to be given to robots to perform a task. Helene won a grant for this project from the Hillsboro Schools Foundation (HSF) last year, so members from the HSF board were invited to observe and/or participate in the exercise. The 2022-23 HSF grant cycle is currently open, and staff are encouraged to apply by Apr. 18, 2022. Scroll down to see photos...