Upcoming Events

HOSA Leadership Conference

Our HOSA club leaders went to the district wide leadership conference this week in preparation for the competitions at the end of March. Students who place at the competitions in March with continue onto nationals in June in Houston!

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Weekly Update 2/25

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Academy-Wide Initiatives Freshman Academy Recruitment! 9th Grade Advisory Recruitment will take place on April 11 and 12. Sign-ups for this opportunity will open in March. Vertical Course Alignment Presentations In April (exact dates TBD) we are going to try a new…

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Kode with Klossy Applications Open!

Kode with Klossy is hosting free two-week virtual and in-person summer camps for women and non-binary people in STEM! They teach students the fundamentals of coding and provide a space for women in STEM to meet, it’s a great opportunity for coders of all levels, especially beginners. The camps will take place in two-week periods…

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Air and Space Museum Field Trip

Our engineering academy had a full house going to the Air and Space Museum out in Viriginia. Our tour guides were so impressed with student prior knowledge and engagement!

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First Level Engineering Projects

Mr. Meyer’s first-level engineering course, Introduction to Engineering Design, students are working on a reverse engineering project where they break apart wind-up toys and document the job function of each component using engineering terminology.

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Vexcode Race

Mr. Coster’s first-level IT course, Computer Science Essentials, built vexcode robots that student teams programmed, and had their big races this week. Check out the pictures of some of our winners!

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Biomed and Engineering Certifications

Biomed: First/CPR Certifications: Biomed juniors and seniors, as you know First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications are a requirement to graduate from this academy. If you did not complete the certifcation last school year, you should have been send a link this past Thursday from the Red Cross to access the online modules which must be completed by the…

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Academy Scheduling for Next Year

The academy link for students to apply to academies is now live on the Jackson-Reed and SciMaTech website. However, if you are already in one of the academies, you do not need to reapply. As long as you are on track to pass your academy class, you will automatically be enrolled in the next level…

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Weekly Update 2/11

Academy-Wide Initiatives Academy Scheduling for next school year The academy link for students to apply to academies is now live on the Jackson-Reed and STEM website. However, if you are already in one of the academies, you do not need to reapply. As long as you are on track to pass your academy class, you…

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Hardy Middle School Recruitment Fair

It was so great to see some new faces come and volunteer at our recruitment event for Hardy Middle School! Each STEM table had fun activities for rising 9th graders to try and learn more about our academy offerings for next year. Well done, Tigers! (photos attached)

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Girls Who Code Tuesdays @ STEP in 409
Programming Club Wednesdays @ 3:30 in 403
Hackathon Hosting Thursdays @ 3:30 in 412
Competition Team Fridays @ 3:30 in 412

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Kode with Klossy Applications Open!

February 21, 2024

Kode with Klossy is hosting free two-week virtual and in-person summer camps for women and non-binary people in STEM! They teach students the fundamentals of coding and provide a space for women in STEM to meet, it’s a great opportunity for coders of all levels, especially beginners. The camps will take place in two-week periods…

DCHAPP Application Open: Paid Medical Exploration Program

January 8, 2024

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Office of Diversity and Inclusion is now recruiting for the 9th DC Health and Academic Prep (DC HAPP) cohort. We are very excited to share this year’s DC HAPP 2024 application with you and encourage your students to apply. This year, we are moving back to our…

DC HAPP Pre-College Medical Program Applications Open

November 20, 2023

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Office of Diversity and Inclusion is now recruiting for the 9th DC Health and Academic Prep (DC HAPP) cohort. We are very excited to share this year’s DC HAPP 2024 application with you and encourage your students to apply. This year, we are moving back to our…

UVA Mini-Medical School Day

November 14, 2023

The UVA Medical Student cohort at Inova is hosting a mini medical school to introduce high school seniors to the medical student experience and specialized professions.   This is only open to high school students, 9th thru 12th grade. Registration is filling quickly.

NASA Internship Information Session at UDC

August 31, 2023

This coming Thursday (Sep 7, 2023) 2:00-3:00 pm, UDC invites Dr. Denise Cervantes from NASA Goddard to share NASA internship information. The session will cover the following topics: Overview of the NASA Internship Programs New system engineering RISE program Application/Resume Tips Open Q & A. Please feel free to join us. Click here to join the…

Virtual Veterinary Medicine Careers Exploration

August 21, 2023

There is an opportunity for students interested in Veterinary science, on October 14th from 10am to 12pm. It will be run by Dr. Leslie Brooks and Dr. Vikas Mendhiratta. Drs. Brooks and Mendhiratta will share their own educational journeys, career paths, and work experiences. This is a chance for students interested in veterinary medicine to…

Volkswagen Future Leaders in Mobility

June 8, 2023

Interested in working with cars? Volkswagen is offering mechanic-based summer camp! Check out the information below. They are still accepting applications, so disregard the May 31st deadline on the website. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) and the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) are proud to announce the third…

Interdisciplinary AI Summer Program by Stanford Alumni

June 5, 2023

Inspirit AI is a 25-hour project-based AI program that introduces middle/high school students to fundamental data science concepts to build impactful projects. The program provides a small-group data science learning experience for beginners to advanced, taught by Stanford, MIT mentors. This year, fueled by the advances in generative AI, we are excited announce new projects…

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Information Session

June 5, 2023

Students participating in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) activity can expect to advance their capabilities in STEM, helping to prepare them for better representation and service in STEM fields. NCAS has three missions designed to challenge and build student knowledge and skills by focusing on NASA’s mission goals, collaboration, and career pathways. During…

International Spy Museum Summer Teen Volunteer Opportunity

May 6, 2023

The Spy Museum is looking for teen volunteers to assist with Spy Camp this summer. Teen volunteer will assist Spy Camp Counselors by engaging with a group of 8 recruits (aka campers aged 9-12) as they participate in workshops, mini-lectures, and missions both inside and outside the Museum building. Teens will also help prepare workshop…