April 2018 News

Posted on Apr 8, 2018

5th annual Piedmont School Maker Faire - Sunday 4/22 11am-3pm - PHS campus: Piedmont Makers is proud to join PAINTS and CHIME in presenting this year’s School Maker Faire celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math & Music education in Piedmont. We will feature over 100 S.T.E.A.M. projects from Beach, Havens, Wildwood, Piedmont Middle School, and Piedmont High School students along with hands-on projects from community makers, live music from student musicians & bands, student art, and food trucks!  1pm Keynote, sponsored by Piedmont Scouting, with Dale Dougherty, CEO and Founder of Make: / Maker Faire, and Jeff Bleich, California Lieutenant Governor candidate.  FREE Tickets now available!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Piedmont School Maker Faire - We need volunteers to help make the School Maker Faire go!  Sign up on the Google Sheet to help.

FIRST Lego League registration closes April 30!  Lego Mindstorms-based robotics competition for 4th-8th graders.   The 2018-2019 theme is INTO ORBIT: Explore living in and traveling through space.  Organized by Piedmont Makers, the season will run from August to November qualifying tournament and if the teams qualify, will continue to California regional and national competitions in 2019.  $250 to register ends April 30.  Learn more atwww.piedmontmakers.org/robotics.

FIRST Tech Challenge student application form due April 15!  Interested 7th-12th grade students should apply by April 15.