Oyster River Participates in Districtwide Coding and Cocoa Occasion
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Oyster River Participates in Districtwide Coding and Cocoa Occasion

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DURHAM – The Oyster River Cooperative College District is happy to share that college students of all grade ranges lately participated within the District’s annual Coding and Cocoa occasion.

Coding and Cocoa is held the primary week of December annually, throughout which college students participate in Hour of Code actions and have fun Pc Science Week. 

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, college students participated in coding actions primarily based on their age group as mother and father, guardians, college students, and neighborhood volunteers from Liberty Mutual and the Postal Naval Shipyard assisted the district’s 4 digital studying specialists who organized actions for his or her respective faculties. 

Elementary college college students engaged in block coding actions. 

On the center college, fifth- and sixth-grade college students explored block coding, and seventh- and eighth-grade college students explored script coding, which included HTML and JavaScript.

Greater than 150 highschool college students participated in coding actions and the Robotics Staff demonstrated their robotic. Moreover, 30 highschool college students and members of the highschool Code Runners coding membership served as mentors to help elementary college lessons

“Our laptop programming programs at the highschool are very fashionable lessons however solely a proportion of our pupil physique can take these lessons,” stated Oyster River Excessive College Digital Studying Specialist Celeste Greatest. “This occasion permits all college students to strive coding from easy block coding as much as writing your individual script and it’s a good way for college kids to strive one thing new in a enjoyable and festive means.”

All members have been invited to take pleasure in scorching cocoa after the coding actions as a reward for his or her efforts. 

“Our college students are part of a future that may require world residents to be revolutionary and adaptive drawback solvers,” stated Superintendent James Morse. “It was nice to see college students engaged and enthusiastic about studying and creating their coding expertise. I wish to thank all of our college students, volunteers, together with our neighborhood companions, and our digital studying specialists for coordinating this interactive occasion to have fun Pc Science Week.”