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Elementary School Spotlight

The Camras Elementary robotics team in action, led by Angelica Tobias.  Check out the video of their run in description.Orcabots from Lorca Elementary School, led by coach Joan Mendelson.Michelle Warden's Robotiger students earned the Rising Star award at regionals on their way to the state championships!

Robotics Teams Shine Bright

Robotics teams from Camras, Lorca, and Wadsworth Elementary are mixing STEM and teamwork for some amazing results. Watch the Camras Bricksters in action, and be sure to cheer on the Orcabots and the Robotigers at state championships!


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High School Spotlight

Two students posing for a picture at the data science bootcampStudents sitting at a table playing UnoStudents collaboratively debugging code at a computerTwo students building data visualizations on a computerA class full of students at their computers in the Data Science bootcamp lab.Students brainstorming project ideas on a whiteboard
Student Participants Brandon, Charles, Daniel, Dean, Edmond, Estrella, Jaelyn, John, John, Kelly, Marcus, Martin, Melissa, Victor, Victoria
BootCamp Leads Dr. Andrew Mauer-Oats, Dr. Raffaella Settimi-Woods, Ms. Jillian Stoller

Data Science Boot Camp

This summer, 15 students participated in a five day Data Science BootCamp sponsored by CPS, DePaul University, and University of Massachusetts - Boston, which featured guest speakers from Microsoft, Sprout Social, DePaul, Uptake, and Deloitte.

Led By Dr. Mauer-Oats from Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, students explored Data Science concepts and learned how to answer questions with data. Through hands-on learning activities related to filtering, grouping, and summarizing data sets, they generated various visual representations of data to plot models and predict future outcomes.


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