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Hour of Code

posted Dec 2, 2016, 5:58 AM by Maria Padgett

What:    You are invited to Crest High School's’ first “Hour Of Code”

When:    December 6th - 9th during Charger Corral

Where:   

Tuesday (December 6th): Media Center, Mrs Goodrum

Introduction to coding: Hands on activity in the Media Center with Mrs. Goodrum

Wednesday (December 7th): Room 317, Mrs Houser’s room.  

Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code. Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away. (using Blocks and JavaScript)


Thursday (December 8th): Room 317, Mrs Houser’s room.

Code with Anna and Elsa: Join Anna and Elsa as they explore the magic and beauty of ice. You will create snowflakes and patterns as you ice-skate and make a winter wonderland that you can then share with your friends!


Friday (December 9th): Room 315, Mrs. Hamilton's room:

Play Lab: Create a story or make a game with Play Lab! Make animals, pirates, zombies, ninjas, and many more characters move, make sounds, score points, and even throw fireballs!



With the Hour of Code, computer science has been on homepages of Google, MSN, Yahoo!  and Disney. Over 100 partners have joined together to support this movement. Every Apple Store in the world has hosted an Hour of Code. President Obama wrote his first line of code as part of the campaign.


This year, let's make it even bigger at Crest High School. I’m asking you to join in for the Hour of Code 2016. Please get involved with an Hour of Code event during Computer Science Education Week, December 5-11.

Get the word out. Or try the Hour of Code yourself—everyone can benefit from learning the basics.

Get started at http://hourofcode.com/us

Hope to see you there!


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