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Col. Zadok Magruder High School hosted more than 90 elementary students from its feeder schools for a daylong educational STEM event.

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They participated in individual and group challenges and Magruder showcased the science, technology, math and engineering courses and activities that Magruder students experience, said Principal Chris Ascienzo.

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Magruder’s National Technical Honor Society and Young Women in Engineering participated in the activities with the younger students.

Dozens Gather for 3rd Annual Youth Climate Summit

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The 3rd annual Youth Climate Summit was held earlier this month at Tilden Middle School. Dozens of secondary students gathered to learn about climate change, how they could grow as environmental activists and how they could create projects in their communities. Speakers from a variety of environmental programs spoke to the students, including NOAA, Earth Day, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education, the MCPS Division of Sustainability and Compliance, the MCCPTA Sustainability and Green Schools Subcommittee, Montgomery Parks and the Student Global Ambassador Program. The day ended with students planting trees.

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