BAMS FLL Robotics season has begun!
Tier 1-2 *practice Tu/W/Th
Tier 3 *practice Tue and Thur
All times are 2:10-4:15 in room 205
*schedule subject to modification
Project Computer Science Girls (PCSG) is looking for this year's crop of awesome humanitarians and inventors/innovators. WE will kick off with a very special presentation on Wednesday, 10/30. See the STEM Bulletin (with Principal's Bulletin) for more info. Interested girls must sign up outside room 205 asap to secure a spot. DON'T MISS IT!
FREE online courseware from MIT and Coursera. A great way for students to gain more skill and knowledge!
November 14, 2019 in the Mt. Hebron auditorium at BAMS, session #2 with very special guest presenter Dr. Roger Launius and a star gaze event (weather permitting). Topic: Intro to the Space Race. FREE event
December 12, 2019 in the Mt. Hebron Auditorium at BAMS, session #3 with very special guest presenter Dr. Charles Liu and a star gaze event with NJAG (weather permitting), Topic: Engineering and Astronomy. FREE event!
Mistakes are GOOD! They are your friend. LOOK!
The robots are coming!
Apollo 11 Mission Anniversary July 20, 2019. Article here.
Project CS Girls This year we are proud to announce that we have earned spots as both a Semi-Finalist and Finalist!! This continues our streak of 4 out of five years of honors. Our Finalists are repeat performers, having earned a similar spot last year and a semi-finalist honor in 6th grade. Our semi-finalist is a sixth-grade student and first-time competitor, working alone on her project! Congrats to these hard-working and creative girls! More information about our school's PCSG program, here.
2019 STEAM Career Day
Project CS Girls will have a mandatory meeting for all ongoing participants in room 205 after school on Tuesday, April 2, until 4:00. Please provide your own transportation home.
Family Game Making Night.
Family Game Making Night Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
All-school Engineering Design Challenge. Friday, December 21, 2018. Students can practice ideas at these sites.
BAMS FLL Robotics competed in the North Jersey State Finals on December 8 and 9. Scoring in the top third of 80 teams, they were also awarded first place for Strategy and Innovation with respect to their robot design and programming.
BAMS FLL Robotics team makes states for the second consecutive year!! This time they finished in the top 10%! States to be held at Mt. Olive HS Dec 8th (closed student competition) and 9th (public robot competition; 10a-4p).
STAR WARS: A New Hope
with live orchestra. Information.
MPSD middle school Zero Robotics team finds more success.
Star Gazing with NJAG and MHS
Yes, despite some clouds we are a go for this evening!! Please come!
(10 high-powered telescopes)
Tuesday, October 16, 7-9 pm
Athletic field across from BAMS
View clusters, galaxies, planets, and the Moon. A special musical backdrop will accompany the celestial event.
BAMS annual FLL robotics team try-outs.
Room 205, 2:15-4:00
Tues (9/25), Wed (9/26), Thurs (9/27).
Any student trying out for a spot;
1. MUST attend ONLY ONE session.
2. Sign up outside room 205 to reserve a limited spot (10 spots for each session).
* Letters will be sent home no later than 10/1.
* Practice begins 10/2
We did it again!! BAMS girls make finalists and semi-finalists in the annual ProjectCSGirls competition!!
Local organization provides our students much needed support. Read more about Laptop Upcycle.
BAMS Finch work posted on BirdBrain Technologies website.
Gamer Gate what is the future for video games??
BAMS Innovation Faire!
Saturday, May 19, 10-3.
BAMS STAR TOUR: Tuesday evening, April 24, 2018
7:00-8:30 (indoor presentation); 8:30-9:15 (outdoor stargazing (weather permitting). $5 per ticket but limited seating! Kevin Manning will be presenting. Lookuptothestars.
Buy tickets HERE.
More information HERE.
BAMS student produced promo for the event.
STEAM Career Day. Fourth Edition. WE want YOU! A tremendous opportunity to engage our students in a day of thought, problem solving, collaboration, and more!!
ETC has begun and welcomes ALL students to attend after school to explore, collaborate, and create. Meeting times are Tues/Thurs from 2:10-4:00 in 205. You must provide your own transportation home.
BAMS Robotics scores in the top 50% of the 65 teams during the state tournament at Mt. Olive!
CONGRATULATIONS to the BAMS Robotics Team! They qualified for the NJ State Tournament on December 9, 2017 at Mt. Olive HS. This is the first time in over a decade that our school has been represented at this level. So very proud of our students and our Mentor from Montclair High, Becket Welles.
Robotics competition 11/18/17, at Clifton High, home of the Mustangs! Robot competition begins at 1:00 sharp. FREE event.
Robotics *program test Tue, Wed, Thur room 205 2:15-4:15
*you must have taken the build test last week to attend.
Science Olympiad try-outs Monday room 24 immediately after school.
BAMS students build fourth Solar Suitcase for EDEYO School in Bel Air, Haiti. Link.
ETC has finished building their paper roller coasters! See pics above. Join us next fall for more.
@MAKERDEPOT IN TOTOWA. JUNE 4TH.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING BAMS GIRLS FOR BEING SELECTED AS SEMI-FINALISTS IN THE PROJECT CS GIRLS COMPETITION!
TEAM: Alma Smith, Amaani Jetley, Ella Shelton,
TEAM: Edie Koehlert, Sylvie Wurmser, Shonita Srinivasan,
TEAM: Liliane Braun-Arnold,
TEAM: Jenna Uthman, Ginger Uhlfelder!
You girls ROCK!
3D printing Camp and more in MPS this summer. Perhaps you missed these opportunities. Hurry, before they are filled!
Beauty and the Beak!
STEM Skills Day with Hackensack Mountainside Hospital. May 11 and 12.
Every Story Matters
Wednesday, 7:00 BAMS auditorium
30+ students share their thoughts and skills
ProjectCSGirls competition Project submission deadline is April 15.
Monday at George Inness Annex, come support the MPS robotics programs from 7:20-8:20. Don't miss their presentation. You support will mean a lot!
Sign up for the Junior Solar Sprints hands-on activity.
More information about the club and competition.
Our STEM website reaches 100,000 hits!
Buzz Aldrin makes the news again!
Good things happening across the district.
VIEW THE HEAVENS every Thursday on a clear night at MSU - Public Telescope Nights, in front of Richardson Hall on the Science Quad just east of the student center. http://njastro.org/agx/.
All-school Engineering Design Challenge December 23.
News: MBoE Innovation Faire article
Buzz Aldrin 3rd annual Innovation Faire Saturday, October 8, 10:00-2:00. Don't miss it!
Science Olympiad try-outs Monday, September 26, 2016. More details.
"Spare Parts" movie September 25 at the Bellevue. Proceeds to benefit the MHS robotics team. More information here
Check out our Principal in a cartoon!!
Bacteria that are electricians!
Amazing robot. Eerily human-like.
On-line courses for girls to learn web design and development.
FREE online courseware from MIT and Coursera. A great way for students to gain more skill and knowledge!
A short list of "hands-on" books to help students learn coding (Scratch, Minecraft, Python, and more).
Poetry Slam at the MAM. Collage video of performers.
3D printing at MIT
ProjectCSGirls finalists travel to Washington, DC this week for the National Gala! Good Luck!!
Congratulations to the semi-finalists and finalist in this year's Project CS Girls competition
Dayton Friedberg, Shonita Srinivasan, Christine Emanuelli, Erin Hines, and Clara Mendoza!
Mount Hebron Career Day via MBOE. Article here.
STEAM Career Day is back! Friday, May 13, 2016. Information.
Montclair makes "Popular Science" magazine because of 3D printing initiative.
NJIT student 3D prints his own braces!
March is Youth Art Month!
Mount Hebron Students Participate in Essex County Exhibit. Details.
Montclair k-12 teachers at Picatinny Arsenal learn more about 3D printing. (Apologies for the few errors that were reported in this segment.)
NJ Maker Day @ Thomas Edison National Park, West Orange. Flyer.
District-wide 3D printing initiative training continues at Picatinny Arsenal on March 16, 17, and 18.
participates in state finals at Middlesex County College on March 8.
Students learn how to make movies! FREE at Mount Hebron on Tuesday, March 1.
Game Creation with Robots completes a very successful first semester.
What is a Maker?
Montclair is a hub for 3D technology. Articles here.
Science Olympiad makes States!
3D printing changing lives, again!
Project CS Girls has returned!
Click here_ for more information.
MHMS Celebrates Computer Science Education Week 2015 with another all-school event!
MHMS receive $2000 Sustainable Jersey Schools grant.
MakerBot announces 3D printing initiative in all 11 Montclair schools.
Because I love football (soccer), here is a new appreciation for,"The Beautiful Game."
Zero waste is a lifestyle for many. IS it for you?
Computer Science Education Week was a success. Special thanks to Dr. Ursula Wolz for her assistance and vision.
Congratulations to the MHMS Robotics team for their hard work and efforts at the LSC competition on Saturday 12/5.
e-nable founder John Shull at RIT's M.A.G.I.C. lab talks 3D printed prosthetic arms for children.
8th grader Maya Aristimuno is showed her innovative digital artwork at Basement WRX, 124 Walnut Street!
House Two's CASA Bear project.
Teaching students empathy.
A digital film competition!
The Insoluble Science Challenge from Penn State University.
Montclair Film Festival offers FREE filmmaking workshop on 11/22.
Montclair PD visits the Forensics classroom for a mock crime scene.
Girls chess camp! Hurry and register NOW!
The Verizon Innovative App Challenge is back!
Doctor uses 3D printing to repair a woman's face!
The Buzz is on Bellevue!
Bricks 4 Kidz (Newark, NJ) is hosting six workshops for our Robotics team. Funding provided by MSU and the EF Robbins Grant.
W.A.S.P Project's giant 3D printer to print homes for homeless!
Support girl's education via the Peace Corps.
Special guest speaker to meet with the Robotics team on Monday.
Very special thank you to Josh and Judy Weston for their purchase of a second 3D printer for our school!
NYC Maker Faire 2015. Saturday (26) Sunday (27)!
"The world's largest show and tell!" DON'T MISS IT!
Thanks to Mr. Eric Sears for building us our new robotics game board!
We had 90 students attend the Robotics club meetings. This is an incredible turnout.
AUDIO CUBES! Wicked little musicians.
Teenagers produce light using basic science principle.
Minor innovation has HUGE impact. Why wasn't this done sooner?
USA challenges Japan to a MegaBot duel next year.
MIT autonomous Cheetah robot
Young thinkers from around the word connect here
3D hand prosthetics change lives
Solar Electricity in Africa is very helpful. See video. MHMS IS part of this help!
5 tools transforming STEM education here.
SUMMER STEM camp opportunities!
Mount Hebron Girls recognized in ProjectCSGirls competition here.
Mount Hebron students participate at Watchung Science Summit here.
ProjectCSGirls final results here.
Finches and MHMS students return to Bradford Elementary to teach computer science to 5th grade.
Innovation Faire this Saturday!
STEAM Garden open!!
Finches and MHMS students return to Watchung Science summit. Here.
STEAM Career Day in case you missed it! Here.
STEAM Garden a HUGE success!
TWO of Mount Hebron's ProjectCSGirls teams have been chosen as Regional winners! Now off to DC for the National Gala and a chance to be a national winner!!
Also, to our CS Girls competitors! These are the competition details. Four of our six teams were selected as finalists! Finalist list here. Finalists awards here.
3D Printing at MHMS
8th grade architecture students design chairs!
PARCC practice for students here. Includes much needed technology skills.