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Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

The Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health at Stanford University is a four day conference led by the Asian Liver Center at the Stanford University School of Medicine. High school students come from all over the world to sharpen their leadership skills for effecting change in local, national, and global communities. For more information and to apply: https://stanfordylc2018.weebly.com/about.html

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 2/15/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

The Community Services Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and other organizations will be hosting their 9th annual pre-law conference at UC Hastings on Saturday, March 3, 2018 for college and high school students, especially those from diverse backgrounds. This is a FREE event.  Here is a link to their website: https://www.aaba-bay.com/pathways

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 2/15/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

BAYCO will be hosting a Resume Reviewing Workshop at Cupertino Excel Test Prep (21040 Homestead Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014) on Saturday February 24, 2018 from 2-4PM. You will have the opportunity to receive free feedback on your resumes from resume reviewers from Apple, HR Professionals, and Harvard Business School Alumni. RSVP at this link: http://bayco.co/RSVP.html. The last day to RSVP is Thursday, February 22nd by 6:00 PM.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 2/15/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

The Stanford Transformative Experience in Medicine (SSTEM) s an exciting opportunity to explore careers in the medical field by participating in a series of hands-on workshops. SSTEM is sponsored by the Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA) and Stanford Medical School (AMA-MSS Chapter). It program consists of three Saturday sessions that will provide students with more specific insights regarding specialties within medicine. We will be inviting area experts to tell students why they love the work they do as well as providing hands-on activities include a suturing workshop, dissection of sheep heart, sheep brain, and cow eye, and a tour of the Stanford Anatomy lab. 

Positions in this program will be limited, so please submit an application as soon as possible. The application can be found here: https://stemprogram.wordpress.com/application/ and will open on February 11 and is due Saturday, March 3. 

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 2/11/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Teachers, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

LingHacks - No experience required!

What: LingHacks is California's first high school computational linguistics hackathon (24-hour invention competition) and is Part II of the world's first computational linguistics conference and hackathon series for high school students. Absolutely no programming or linguistics experience is needed, and we'll provide food, water, swag, and workshops for you to gain skills in computer science, computational linguistics, and research.

When & Where: LingHacks will take place from April 7th, 2018 at 9 am to April 8th, 2018 at 12 pm at 42 Silicon Valley (6600 Dumbarton Circle, Fremont, CA). Thanks to our sponsors, the event is COMPLETELY FREE!

Attendees: sign up at https://tinyurl.com/linghacks2018 by March 24th.

Volunteers and Mentors: sign up at https://tinyurl.com/linghacksvolunteer by March 17th. For more information and to register, please visit http://linghacks.tech. Feel free to contact team@linghacks.tech with any questions!

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 2/8/18




Audience: Events & One-Time Opportunites, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

Sign up for Superposition II (Upcoming all-girls hackathon with free food/swag and workshops for programmers of all levels) Superposition II is a 200-person hackathon aimed at middle school, high school, and college females (trans and non-binary inclusive) in the Bay Area of all experience levels and backgrounds. This event is free and we'll provide Wi-Fi, food, swag, and workspace! When? March 17 at 10:00 a.m. to March 18 at 12:00 p.m. Where? Horizons School of Technology in San Francisco, CA. 

Visit superposition.tech for more information about the event, the application, and more.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/31/18




Audience: Grade 12 and College & Career Center

Don't miss this opportunity! Nomination requests for the Silicon Valley REALTORS Charitable Foundation Scholarship are due next Wednesday, Feb 7 at 10 AM in the College & Career Center! Three students from Lynbrook will be nominated and one of these will be selected by the Foundation to receive a $1000 scholarship.  Check your Family Connection account for details on nomination requirements.

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 1/29/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and College & Career Center

The Santa Clara Valley Water District’s 2018-2019 Youth Commission application process is now open! Our goal is to gather 21 motivated high school students that will assist the board with public policy, education, outreach, and all matters impacting Santa Clara County youth and the water district.

The deadline for applications is Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:00pm. 

For questions, or to apply, please visit the Youth Commission homepage at http://valleywater.org/YouthCommission.aspx.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/26/18




Audience: Grade 11 and College & Career Center

For JUNIORS only.  Are you interested in business or entrepreneurship? The Rotary Enterprise Leadership Conference Silicon Valley is a FREE 3-day business and leadership conference on April 4-6, 2018.  Applications are due February 9, 2018. Teacher recommendations are due February 16, so request one soon. For more information and application, go to: http://www.elcsvw.org/how-to-apply/

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/25/18




Audience: College & Career Center

Teen Job Fair 

Calling all high school students! The Campbell Youth Commission will be hosting a Teen Job Fair on Friday, February 9th from 3:30-5:30pm at the Campbell Community Center, Orchard City Banquet Hall.  All high school students are invited to connect with local businesses and organizations to find out more about employment opportunities.

Friday, February 9th 3:30-5:30pm

Orchard City Banquet Hall (OCBH) at the Campbell Community Center

1 W. Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/25/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades, College & Career Center and Grade 00

Prospect High School invites you to attend their College Fair on February 13, 2018 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at 18900 Prospect Road – Saratoga. Representatives from the UCs, CSUs, privates, out-of-state, community colleges, and military will be there.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/25/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and College & Career Center

Summer Planning Workshops: These are for STUDENTS ONLY.

Are you trying to figure out how to best use your time over the summer?  Are the options overwhelming and sometimes too expensive?  Attend this workshop presented by the College & Career Center Advisors to help determine which activities are the best fit for you.

 

Due to popular demand, a NEW session has been added.  The next ones will be held:

Tuesday, January 23, at Lunch;

Friday, January 26, at Lunch  (changed from Tutorial due to Rally Schedule).

 

No sign-ups needed. Seating is first come, first served.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Grade 10, Grade 11 and College & Career Center

Sunnyvale’s Youth Public Policy Institute has just opened its application for a cohort of students starting in February! This program provides great hands-on experience for students wanting to gain leadership skills, take initiative, and get an inside look at the workings of local government and politics.

Over the course of the program, students can chose to develop a public policy project or manage community relations for a local elected official. If chosen, students are expected to contribute 2 hours per week to their work at the Institute for the duration of their membership.

Applications close January 31st, so apply now.  https://youthpublicpolicy.wordpress.com/.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: All Grades and College & Career Center

Want to pitch your creative business innovations for a chance to earn THOUSANDS in cash prizes? Don’t miss out on this great opportunity and register for the 2018 Blue Ocean Entrepreneurship Competition!

The Blue Ocean Entrepreneurship Competition is the largest entrepreneurship competition in the United States run by and for high school students. Form a team of 1-3 students and register by January 31st to present your innovative idea!

WHAT: Teams of students will create and submit a 90-second video pitching their innovative business concepts using the Blue Ocean Strategy.
WHEN: Register by January 31st and submit your video by March 3rd.


Visit blueoceancompetition.org to register and to find out more about the competition!

Be shore to sign up, and check out our video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lQ6_6esXwQ

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 1/16/18




Audience: Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Associates, Students, Parents, Grade 00, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, All Grades and College & Career Center

This event is FREE. Join us February 24, 2018, to participate in a jam-packed day of fun and interactive sessions with youth from all over the nine Bay Area counties. Come and learn from other teens on ways to collaborate/share ideas on sustainability and climate solutions. This is a great way to practice your presentation skills, meet other teens that care, and have fun.

The Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference is a program of Spare the Air Youth, a partnership of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. If you are between 12-18 years old, we hope to see you there!

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the Conference will begin at 10 a.m.)

Location: Laney College, 900 Fallon Street (right off of Lake Merritt BART Station) in Oakland

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/4/18




Audience: Grade 09, Grade 10 and College & Career Center

 

The Young Women’s Leadership Summit: This FREE summit, run by Stanford Women in Business, will be held on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. This year, the Summit will be geared specifically toward woman-identifying high school freshmen and sophomore students to provide them a broader sense of the business world. Students will have the opportunity to hear from inspiring speakers including Sarah Dubbeldam, editor, founder, and author of Darling Magazine, Gina Bianchini, CEO of Mighty Networks and CEO of Ning, and various Stanford student entrepreneurs. Additionally, students will engage in workshops throughout the day to learn professional development skills such as pitching and self-branding.
The registration form is here.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 1/4/18




Audience: All Grades and College & Career Center

Andy Shen (LHS '15) is a junior studying Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Carnegie Mellon University.  He will be here on Tuesday, Jan 9 in the C&CC at lunch to share how he decided CMU was the best fit for him, and provide a student perspective about the Carnegie Mellon experience. This event is open to students in all grades! 

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 1/3/18




Audience: All Grades and College & Career Center

Julia Catalico (LHS '17) is a freshman at CMC and she will be here on Friday, January 5 during Tutorial to share about her experience at Claremont McKenna College. This event is open to students in all grades! 

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 1/2/18




Audience: All Grades and College & Career Center

There will be a presentation during lunch on Friday, Dec 1 in Library Study 1.

 

AFS offers summer, semester, and academic year or bridge (gap)  programs to local high schools students in more than 40 countries around the world.  All programs are designed to increase cultural awareness and understanding between the peoples of different countries.  An AFS study abroad program isn’t just a trip to a foreign country—it’s a life-enriching experience that will help students gain the global competency skills they’ll need to be successful in today’s increasingly intercultural world. 

 

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 11/28/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Grade 09, Grade 10 and Grade 11

Are you interested in doing research this summer? Dr. Lina Kim from UCSB will be here to talk to students about the Research Mentorship Program (RMP) and the Science & Engineering Research Academy (SERA) on Monday, Dec 4 at lunch in Library Study 1. RMP is open to grades 10-11 while SERA is for grades 9-11.

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 11/20/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Grade 09 and Grade 10

Students will flex their creativity while enjoying a variety of challenging activities during this hands-on camp, including game creation, engineering design projects, and programming. Each student will take home several projects, including their own Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey. Taught by instructors with engineering and coding expertise, this four-day camp is appropriate for students grades 6 – 10 as they can either work individually or in teams.  Early bird registration deadline with reduced fee is November 22.  Register here.  
Materials Fee of $100 will be collected at registration: students will receive Rasberry Pi and Makey Makey kits to use during the camp and take home, as well as other maker materials.This four-day camp is appropriate for students in grades 6 – 10 as they can either work individually or in teams. Camp will meet Monday December 18th to Thursday December 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with an hour for lunch on each day. Location: The Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 11/8/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Events & One-Time Opportunites and All Grades

The LingHacks team is hosting LingCon, the Bay Area's first-ever computational linguistics conference for high schoolers, on Saturday, November 18th at 42 US in Fremont. LingCon is a completely free training day conference for you to learn about and gain skills in computer science, programming, computational linguistics, artificial intelligence, research, and teamwork. LingCon will consist of a full day of workshops, a project mentoring session, and a panel session with academic and industry experts from Google, Stanford, and Amazon. No technical or linguistic experience is required, and there will be free food and swag!

For more information and to register, please visit http://linghacks.tech. Feel free to contact linghacks@gmail.com with any questions!

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 10/30/17




Audience: College & Career Center, All Grades, Grade 00, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

AMIGOS is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 50 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region.

The AMIGOS Silicon Valley Chapter recruits, trains, and supports AMIGOS participants and their families from the South Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Find out more at a local info session on 

November 5, 2017  4-5:30pm

December 3, 2017  4-6pm

All held at Campbell Community Center

Our chapter accepts participants now through December 10 for participation in next summer’s programs. During the months of October through May, Silicon Valley Chapter participants will take part in local training and fundraising events as they prepare for their AMIGOS experience.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 10/27/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Events & One-Time Opportunites and All Grades

Need help practicing for college and/or job interviews?

 

BAYCO (Bay Area Youth Career Opportunities) will be hosting a mock interview workshop on October 27th from 4:00-6:00 PM in Homestead High School's cafeteria. About 20 employees from Apple will perform mock college and job interviews with groups of students. You are not required to participate in the mock interviews; you can listen to the feedback and network with the employees. RSVP at our website here if you’re interested: http://bayco.co/RSVP.html

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 10/24/17




Audience: College & Career Center and Grade 10

The Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS) offers

56 intellectually curious high school sophomores (“rising juniors”) the opportunity to participate in one of four challenging six-week college-level seminars on topics related to critical Black and ethnic studies. The seminars will be held at Cornell University and the University of Michigan.

 

Telluride works with university faculty to create exciting courses designed to inspire young people to explore the histories, politics and cultural experiences of people of African descent and a variety of other topics. Because we believe that students should have the opportunity to pursue their ideals, we cover all the program costs, including tuition, books, room and board, field trips, and facilities fees.

 

For more information, see here.

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 10/23/17




Audience: College & Career Center, All Grades, Grade 00, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

"Hey Lynbrook! Would you like to receive some feedback on your resumes from some experts in the field? Then come out to a resume building workshop hosted by BAYCO (Bay Area Youth Career Opportunities), an organization that strives to help students in the FUHSD schools with career planning and increase their access to job/internship opportunities. The workshop will take place at Fremont High School in Classroom P2 (Portable 2) from 3:00-4:00 PM this Saturday, October 14th. You will receive the chance to have your resume reviewed by employers from LinkedIn, Fenwick and West, and more! Please RSVP at this link: http://bayco.co/RSVP.html."

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 10/12/17




Audience: College & Career Center

Annual Pumpkin Festival at DeVargas Elementary School

Friday October 27th 5-8pm

Volunteers needed to:

-Help set up the games that the children will play during the festival. 

-To man the games while children participate and play the games throughout the festival.

-To help out as floaters and give students breaks during volunteering shifts

-To help out with clear up after the event, moving tables, chairs back to classrooms etc.

 

Contact:

Milly Alamgir millyx@hotmail.com

Debra Delgado: debraleedelgado@yahoo.com

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 10/5/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

What is a hackathon? A hackathon is a free event where you can learn to code, network with like-minded people, and explore new technologies. After a day of learning, coding, and free food, you can present to a panel of judges to win prizes!

 

What is MVHacks? MVHacks is a day-long hackathon for high schoolers. It will take place at Hacker Dojo(3350 Thomas Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95054) on October 21st, 2017 in Santa Clara.

 

How do I sign up?

It's easy! Head over to https://mv-hacks.com

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Grade 11 and Grade 12

You are invited to attend Chico Preview Day on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This premier fall open house offers prospective fall 2018 undergraduate students and their families an opportunity to visit Chico State and experience firsthand our true college town environment. Activities for the day include:

  • President's Welcome: 9:30 am
  • Tours: Campus, University Housing, Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC), and Wildcat Leadership Center.
  • Presentations/Workshops: Honors Program, Financial Aid & Scholarship, Study Abroad & International Exchange, and Wildcat Ambassador Student Panel, plus many academic department presentations.
  • Information Fair with Academic Departments, Student Support Services, and Student Groups.

To register for this no cost event, please go to https://ems.csuchico.edu/ADMISSIONS/chicopreviewday.

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 8/24/17




Audience: College & Career Center, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Ready to learn more about the opportunities available to students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)? College admission representatives and industry professionals are all gathered in one place. Their goal: To help you envision educational and career paths in STEM.

 

The NACAC Silicon Valley STEM College and Career Fair will take place on Sunday, October 08, 2017 from 1-4 pm.

 

Location:
Santa Clara Convention Center
Exhibit Halls C & D
5001 Great America Parkway 
Santa Clara, CA 95054

 

Register here!

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 8/14/17




Audience: College & Career Center, All Grades, Grade 00, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Stanford students have created a one-day event to teach you some tools of the trade.  No prior experience required!

 

Launchpad will include workshops in web and graphic design, entrepreneurial talks from distinguished speakers, and hands-on programming and marketing challenges.

 

More information and the application can be found at http://ases.stanford.edu/launchpad. There is a $20 fee to attend if accepted, but financial aid is available upon request. The application deadline is April 16th.

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 3/24/17




Audience: College & Career Center

The Stanford Mental Health Innovation Challenge is a two-day event taking place Saturday, June 24th- Sunday, June 25th, 2017 for rising 10th-12th graders attending school in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

 

The event aims to deepen students' understanding of the mental health challenges that affect our communities and to work in teams with peers from across the Peninsula and South Bay to develop innovative ideas to tackle these issues.

 

There are a limited number of spots available and applicants will be chosen by lottery.

 

Students who want to learn more about the Stanford Mental Health Innovation Challenge and to apply, please click  SMHIC2017. The application deadline is Monday, April 10th.

 

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 3/20/17




Audience: College & Career Center

Stanford’s Undergraduate Pre-Vet Society will host the 

Pre-Vet Expo V, Sunday April 9, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Where: Li Ka Shing Center; Stanford University (Medical School Campus)

The day starts with talks by 7 veterinarians in various fields, an informal lunch where 1 or 2 vets will join you at your table, and an afternoon with 3 rotations 1) attend Q & A panels of veterinarians in different fields, 2) attend a Q & A panel of current veterinary students from different veterinary schools, and 3) a chance to read posters on the Pre-vet path to vet school, veterinary specialties, volunteers experiences, and participate in some hands-on activities.

On-Line Pre-registration is required. For juniors and seniors.

http://med.stanford.edu/compmed/pre-vet.html

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Posted by: Barb Takahashi
Published: 3/16/17




Audience: College & Career Center and All Grades

Interested in volunteering for a great cause? “Fun and Sports Day with Friends” is a recreation day for children with special needs. Each child is paired with a volunteer who helps them participate in sports activities including baseball, basketball, and soccer.

 

When:  Sunday, March 26th, 11:00am-1:00pm

Where:  Athletic field at the JCC in Los Gatos

 

Free t-shirt and lunch will be provided. Sign up online at www.apjcc.org/sportsday.

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 3/15/17




Audience: College & Career Center and All Grades

 

Looking for hackathons? Then TinoHacks is for you! For novices and experts alike, TinoHacks is a 29-hour, 350 student hackathon conducted during the weekend of April 15-16, 2017. It will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, April 15th and end at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 16th. Students can participate solo or in teams of up to 4 people. Teams can be made beforehand or during the team-building session during the hackathon. This event is completely free, and no programming experience is required!

 

Priority registration for the hackathon is open now, but will close on 3/3/17 or as soon as the hackathon reaches 200 signups, whichever comes first. Students can register on the website: http://tinohacks.tech/. If you are unable to sign up before the priority registration deadline, regular registration will open again in late March. Stay tuned for another email about regular registration!

 

 

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 3/1/17




Audience: College & Career Center and Grade 11

GeneLab for High Schools (GL4HS) is a three-week intensive training program for rising high school seniors held at NASA Ames Research Center (Mountain View, CA). It provides students an opportunity to immerse themselves in space life sciences with a specific focus on omics-based bioinformatics research, the science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes, and computational biology. This application is available by nomination only - current Juniors only. Please submit a 300 word paragraph on your interest in space biology to the C&CC by Feb 28 if you wish to be considered for nomination. 

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Posted by: Katherine Tang
Published: 2/15/17