Dash Robots – STEM Grant

Dash Robots – STEM Grant

This March, our Community Foundation was thrilled to support the Dash Robots   get the opportunity to support an innovative learning program for D51 schools. With Title IV funding and WCCF grant funding, the district was able to purchase a total of 152 Dash...
Girls in STEM 2019

Girls in STEM 2019

Our Community Foundation was pleased to provide support for a second year to D51’s Girls in STEM event, coined “Mission to Mars”. This event brought 100 young women together to learn new skills and develop and present STEM-based projects. 2019 saw...
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...