Tag Archives: STEM

Solar Eclipse
The Solar Eclipse: What to Know for Kids

On Monday, August 21, 2017,  a total solar eclipse will pass over the United States. Unfortunately, from California, we will only be able to witness a partial eclipse, but the sight will still be incredible to witness and an opportunity for your kids to learn more about science! What’s a Solar Eclipse? A solar eclipse […]

Fairmont Prep Robotics Team with 2017 Robot at FRC.
Fairmont Prep Robotics Team: A Year in Review

Fairmont Preparatory Academy’s robotics team, The Huskyteers, had a wonderful year! The team competed in three regional FIRST Robotics competitions (the most they’re ever done in one year). They competed in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange counties. The team performed their best, so far, taking 9th, 14th, and 15th place at the competitions. To compete […]

Fairmont Private Schools: Students Succeed at Orange County Science & Engineering Fair Awards

Sunday night, students from 6th to 12th grade and their families gathered from across Orange County at Chapman University for the Orange County Science & Engineering Fair (OCSEF) Awards. As the award ceremony start time approached, Chapman’s parking lots filled quickly with families rushing to make it to Memorial Hall in time for their child’s moment on stage […]

Historic Anaheim Students Join Coding Club

In Mrs. Kelbaugh’s regular elementary classes, students are learning computer science concepts like computer hardware, binary numbers, and more. So, why not coding? Currently, all of her students participate in some form of programming during their time in the computer lab. During the past school year, Mrs. Kelbaugh’s junior kindergarten students used a coding program called […]

The Importance of Learning to Code

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Computer code is the language of the 21st Century. It has invaded and transformed our lives in a multitude of ways, from communications and banking, to transportation, and even eating. Yes, microwaves are computers, too! An invisible language of streaming code surrounds us everyday, making […]