Young Women in Bio

Nine students interested in pursuing STEM fields recently joined for the Young Women in Bio mentoring session at SciTech. Students are partnered with female leaders in STEM who mentor the students in resume building, networking and other opportunities to enhance their future careers.

SciTech Interact Club Wins Award

Interact Club officers attended the annual Rotary District 7300 Interact Conference at the Crowne Plaza Greentree hotel on Friday, October 26. Students met with leaders from local community service organizations and also collaborated with Interact Club members from other schools to share ideas about potential projects. This year, SciTech’s Interact Club was named “Small Club of the Year” for their work several local organizations including Light of Life Ministries, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, and the Best of the Batch Foundation.

Interact Club

Interact Club Students Volunteer

Interact Club students braved the rain to volunteer at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Produce 2 People distribution at Langley on Thursday night.  Students brought their enthusiasm and positivity and helped to provide 240 local families with fresh food.

SciTech GSA Wins Grant!

SciTech’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance worked collaboratively together in submitting a grant application to THRIVE of Southwest PA. We were informed in early August that we would be receiving the $1,300 request for the 2018-2019 school year. The GSA will provide a safe space kit to every teacher in the building, research and purchase supplemental materials for health classes to access, design t-shirts to sell to staff/students, organize field trips, and purchase gear for the National Day of Silence in April.

Week of Inspiration Math

Geometry students kicked off the year by engaging in a “Week of Inspiration Math,” with tasks designed by Stanford Professor Jo Boaler.  On Friday, students explored patterns in cubes of different sizes, and they worked within their groups to justify their answers and to think about how the patterns would apply to larger cubes.