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Students Invited to Try STEM Challenges
Posted 2/11/19

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Carlsbad Unified School District’s middle and high school students are invited to participate in two hands-on, high-tech challenges sponsored by Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s community partner, Nordson Corporation. Middle school students can join the 2019 Tech Time Challenge, which gives students a real-life STEM problem to solve. At the end of the three-week program, a schoolwide assembly will showcase students’ solutions. The top solution in each grade at each school wins an Apple iPad. Visit For high school students, there’s SEMI High Tech U, a three-day career workshop at the Nordson ASYMTEK facility and at UC San Diego. The workshop gives students a chance to work with Nordson employees through modules relating to chemistry, biology, engineering and design. They also create résumés and have mock interviews with industry professionals. Applications are being accepted at for SEMI High Tech U, to be held Feb. 26-28.


Middle school seeks speakers on careers

Throughout February, Calavera Hills Middle School classes are hosting lunchtime chats with local professionals to encourage a College & Career focus. The career fields students are most interested in are health sciences, information technology, law and public safety, science, technology and engineering, professional athletics, and arts, audio-video, technology and communications. If you’d like to share information about your career, sign up at The school is at 4104 Tamarack Ave. Call (760) 331-6400.