FWCS Hosts STEM Conference for Girls

Record Number: 16482
Displayed from: May 04, 2017 , until: Jul 04, 2017

Fort Wayne Community Schools and the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana are hosting the 4th Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Conference for girls in grades K-12 on Saturday, May 20, at Snider High School, 4600 Fairlawn Pass.


Middle and high school girls will experience STEM career explorations from 8 a.m.-noon. Students in grades K-12 will enjoy STEM exhibits from 1-4 p.m. The conference will include an afternoon of interactive STEM activities designed to encourage girls to think like a scientist and explore innovative concepts. Hannah Strong, meteorologist for WANE TV, will be the keynote speaker for the event.


The cost of the conference is $2 and includes a Girl Scout membership. Students can register at their school through Monday, May 15. For additional information, parents can contact LaTheresa King at Latheresa.king@fwcs.k12.in.us.

Registration form for the FWCS STEM Conference for girls

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.