DEc 7 writing contest 

The participants of the contest will choose one of the three essay topics and write a 500 word essay, using Size 12 Times New Roman or Arial font.


1. What is one social issue that you would like to help solve? Why is it important to you? What can you do now to contribute to solving it?

2. What is something that your community really needs, and what can you do to bring it in there in the future.

3. If you had the power to reform the criminal justice system/prison system how would you do it?


1st place winner will win $100 and a pizza party for the class 
2nd place will win $50 

3rd place will win $25   



physics is way super cool


  Im not really all that sure about what this is to be honest with you

Virginia Tech Maker Festival 2018 
The Virginia Tech Maker Festival is entering it’s 4th Year. For 3 years, the Virginia Tech Maker Festival has hosted its STEM festival at the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church, VA. The goal of this event is to increase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) learning in all ages, nationalities, genders, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Virginia Tech is one of the leading research universities in the country specializing in Engineering, Science, and Math. Our very own students and Professors discovered the lead in the water in Flint, Michigan. With our partnerships, and laboratories, Virginia Tech wants to expand the STEM growth in the National Capital Region with the Virginia Tech Maker Festival. We hope to inspire future generations of Science, technology, engineering and math students, researchers, professors, leaders, and beyond.
We will have robots, experiments, and interactive games. Come join the fun, & Register Now!  Plus it’s FREE!




Teaches students the basics of the design, engineering, and programming process by working in pairs to build a miniature robot based on the VEX IQ Challenge. The camp culminates in an interactive competition in which students will put their robot to the test. Adults will be present for supervision, and students from our robotics team will be volunteering to assist the students in the learning process. More information on our camps can be found here:


Invent the Future


 Master Calendar of events at Parkland 

  • Click here to see this week's event at the Kid Museum

STEM and Aerospace Related Websites and Resources 

 Goddard Space Station
 Nasa TV 

New report that features Parkland students helping with KidFest