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Aug. 17-19: Boeing Computer Programming Camp for middle-school students

By Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – A free computer programming camp for middle-schoolers, designed to help promote the students’ logical thinking and problem-solving skills. is being spearheaded by Rachel Wong, a College of Education doctoral student.

WSU welcomes history students for research exploration

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – From sewing a miniature book binding to watching a demonstration of shaping a stone tool, nearly 200 eighth-graders from Lincoln Middle School recently took a whirlwind tour of library sciences and anthropological research at Washington State University to prepare for their final history project this spring.

Day promotes middle school education

VANCOUVER – Southwest Washington Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement will host its fourth annual MESA Day event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 at Clark College. More than 140 middle school students from three school districts will have the opportunity to showcase design, problem solving, mathematical and communication skills on a competitive basis. Schools […]

Parents learn value of math

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Middle school students and their parents can learn why math and science make great career choices during the MESA Middle School Conference this Saturday, Nov. 3, at Sierra Vista Middle School in Sunnyside. MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) is an early outreach program operated through WSU Tri-Cities in Richland. Workshops for students […]

WSU composer dedicates song to outgoing principal

Washington State University music professor Greg Yasinitsky isn’t interested in composing pieces that sit on a shelf. But if his framed scores hang on the wall once in a while, that’s okay. Yasinitsky, the composer-in-residence at Lincoln Middle School, dedicated “Room 806” to out-going principal Bill Motsenbocker. At the final concert of the year in […]