STEM 2015!

The 2015 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Night was a roaring success!

On April 24, 2015, volunteers from government, industry and academic organizations gathered to represent 40 booths and inspire our kids to think about the importance of STEM in our world. We had engaging and educational STEM-related exhibits and activities located throughout the gym, cafeteria and school grounds. Nearly 700 people attended, and over 100 volunteers helped run the event. It was a labor of love, and many moving pieces came together to make this such a fantastic community gathering.
Here’s our news debut!:

Here’s a link to the original flyer, as well as a link to the brochure we handed out the night of the event. The logo below, drawn by an MR 6th grader, Destiny Guzman, was used for advertising and on our t-shirts as well. We also had a great selection of raffle prizes, food, drinks, a Roadrunner photo booth, and a Sid the Science Kid corner for the younger set!

Here are some photos from the event!

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Exhibitors at the event:

  •          NASA
  •          The MITRE Corporation
  •          Altamira Hackers
  •          MRES STEM Sprouts
  •          United States Naval Academy Midshipmen STEM
  •          Howard University Mathematics
  •          George Mason University Engineering
  •          Virginia Tech
  •          Camp Invention
  •          Modular Robotics
  •          NOVA Radio Control Club
  •          Ms. Kraus and Ms. Park (Marshall Road teachers!)
  •          Mr. John Simpson (a Marshall Road teacher!)
  •          Thomas Jefferson High School (running several booths)
  •          Madison FIRST Robotics Team
  •          Thoreau Middle School Tech Club
  •          Southeast NOVA Engineering for Kids
  •          STEM Tree
  •          Mad Science
  •          Roman’s Robots
  •          C3 Cyberclub
  •          Engineers Without Borders
  •          DC Drones

Questions? please contact Shannon Agniel (

Congratulations to our logo contest runners-up (in order of appearance):

Priya Tyagi, Lawrence Aguda, and Maclaren Johnson!

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