February 13, 2017

2nd round of robotics competition, 7th year for NW LA to host

The biggest robotics competition to ever hit Bossier City— wrapped up today. There were more than 200 teams taking part. To win — elementary, middle, and high school students had to showcase their best robot navigational skills. Teams not only work together, but also build up their robots piece by […]
January 12, 2017

Bossier Parish schools receive DoDEA grant for S.T.E.A.M. education

BOSSIER CITY, La. – Bossier Parish Schools received a grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity fund for S.T.E.A.M. education demonstrations. The grant aids in the development of elementary STEAM modules and curriculum. Christy Buckner, Bossier Parish STEAM Facilitator, will educate teachers on how to replicate STEAM Day demonstrations […]
November 11, 2016

2016-2017 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit kicks off

Over 220 elementary, middle, and high school teams from public and private schools and homeschool and afterschool organizations registered for the 2016-2017 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) Competition 1 on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Bossier Civic Center. RARC, a series of three cyber and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics […]
November 7, 2016

Caddo Schools hosts STEM workshop to engage parents, students

On Oct. 22, Caddo Parish Public School’s Title I Family and Community Engagement hosted its second annual STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) College and Career Fair at Huntington High School with more than 450 parents and students in attendance. As part of the event, Caddo staff members educated parents […]