STEM Grants for 3-D Printers power Solar Car Races

STEM Grants for 3-D Printers power Solar Car Races

Congratulations Heidi Ragsdale and D51 MESA Club students! Awesome job on the solar-powered car races downtown during Cinco de Mayo. Solar cars utilized parts made from 3-D printers donated by our Community Foundation and the D51 Foundation.  Read the full stories...
WCCF supports Girls in STEM

WCCF supports Girls in STEM

Our Community Foundation was pleased to provide support for D51’s Girls in STEM event, bringing 50 female young women together to learn new skills and develop and present STEM-based projects. Some students designed a machine using an Edison robot to assist with trash...
WCCF sponsors Code Camp STEM training for D51 teachers

WCCF sponsors Code Camp STEM training for D51 teachers

WCCF was pleased to sponsor a STEM Code Camp, provided by CU Science Discovery for teachers from District 51 schools. Thanks to our STEM team partners at WMS for hosting and organizing this event – Maria Deuel, Heidi Ragsdale, Therese Moran, and Mike Gregorich...
RAFT-on-Wheels brings STEM Training and Materials to Montrose

RAFT-on-Wheels brings STEM Training and Materials to Montrose

Resource Area for Teachers (RAFT), a WCCF 20th Anniversary Impact Grantee, brought their RAFT-on-Wheels mobile teacher training to Montrose last week.  In addition to hands-on tools and ideas to help teachers foster problem-solving, inquiry-based learning for their...
Central High School earns national STEM education certification

Central High School earns national STEM education certification

Congratulations to Phil Johnston and the CHS STEM Academy team for being the FIRST Colorado school campus to gain certification from the National Institute of STEM Education!  WCCF is proud to support this effort with grants for Chromebooks and renovation of the CHS...
WCCF Grant Supports Central High School new STEM lab

WCCF Grant Supports Central High School new STEM lab

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)– Students at Central High School showed off their new STEM lab Friday. The school’s science, technology, engineering and math department held an open house to celebrate what your donations helped them accomplish. Folks and...