Spaced out: CS girls visit SpaceX facility

Female computer science students from both the upper and middle school campuses visited SpaceX on March 16. Programming and math teacher Jessica Kaufman chaperoned the 20 girls who attended the trip. The group toured the facility and listened to female engineers talk about their jobs and the goals of the company, which creates rockets and […]

Students venture into programming at Hack HW

Students venture into programming at Hack HW

Students worked for 36 hours to develop programs at Hack HW, the school’s second hackathon, in the Mudd Library Feb 18-19. Jonathan Damico ’18, Jordan Barkin ’18, Allen Gan ’18, and Matthew Wang ’18 won first place for their program Seamless, an extension for Google Docs that calculates typed equations. The team also received Amazon […]

Jonathan Damico ’18 balances coding, robotics and business

Jonathan Damico ’18 balances coding, robotics and business

In the robotics room, a 3D printer beeps and whirrs, robots perch on every surface possible and students are hard at work preparing for another robotics competition. Members of the robotics team are working on improving their robots after a victory at their last tournament, made possible by the code-writing skills of Jonathan Damico ’18. Damico […]

Students teach kids simple programming

Ethan Gruman ’15 and David Woldenberg ’15 organized a free programming workshop in the student lounge March 22 to teach children ages 8 to 12 how to create simple computer programs. About 35 students attended the workshop. “The class [consisted] of an instructor teaching the kids to create a simple breakout or brick breaker game, […]