Jordan Catholic School events planned


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 11:56 am
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Press release submitted by Jordan Catholic School



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JORDAN ENGINEERING PROGRAM EVENTS
Jordan is the first school in the area to establish a K-8 STEM program. The following ground-breaking events are planned:

"STEM-stirs" Show and Share Night
Jordan Catholic School, Wednesday, December 5th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Jordan Catholic School is the first school in the Quad Cities to sponsor 11 junior FLL teams (K through 4th grade Junior First Lego League) and is having a Show and Share Night to show our community the students' projects and their journey to learn more about "Super Seniors" and how the senior citizen's lives have changed since they were kids. Please join us and view the first ever Jr. FLL projects to be displayed in the Quad Cities area. The event will take place in the lower level of the school. Please enter via the South doors and turn left down the stairs.

JET to host 2012 First Lego League Regional Competition – Senior Solutions
Jordan Catholic School, Saturday, December 15th from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Jordan Catholic School, in support of First Lego League, offers an Engineering and Technology program. JET (5-8th grade) has participated in FLL successfully for four years and is taking the next step- hosting the first ever Illinois FLL Regional Qualifier in the Quad Cities. Fifteen teams from around the area will compete in the 2012 FLL Senior Solutions Challenge for four coveted spots to advance to the state competition in Arlington Heights on January 19, 2013. The event will take place in Farrell Hall. Please enter via the Farrell Hall doors around the back of the school.

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