Some Recent Events

Girl Scouts Gadgets and Gizmos Workshop

November 14, 2015

In this workshop, girls learned about circuits and, with some help from MakeyMakey, made their 'selves' be part of the action.

Girl Scouts Robotics Workshop

November 13, 2015

STARS hosted some local Girl Scout troops to learn about programming small robots, and robot-related careers.

IndyVEX Robotics STEM Fair

November 17, 2013

STARS hosted an activity table at the Indianapolis IndyVEX Robotics Competition. In a novel technology demonstration, participants were able to use hand gestures to drive a small robot.

Ben Davis Career Day

October 30, 2013

We welcomed the opportunity to speak with all 600 students at Ben Davis High School!

Slumber at the Speedway

October 5, 2013

In this annual event, hundreds of Girl Scouts spend the night at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The following morning, we guided girls as they acted out the under-the-hood mechanics of playing Rock-Paper-Scissors.

Launch Day for Informatics and Computing

September 27, 2013

After some reorganization and a name change, our School launched into a new era. We celebrated by inviting 130 high school students to spend the morning talking with us and our faculty about the School.

Conner Prairie Curiosity Fair

September 14, 2013

In this day-long event at our local interactive historical park, we hosted an information table and partnered with a local game company to introduce some new locally-produced tablet games.

Girls Inc. Day

April 27, 2013

Girls Inc inspires girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We hosted 120 girls and spent the day making Web pages, and exploring the possibilities for working in technology.

Women in Technology Networking Event

March 26, 2013

STARS joins with the Women in Technology group to host an annual networking event, complete with a poster session, job fair, lunch, and keynote speaker.

Girl Scout Day Web Workshop

February 17, 2013

One of our STARS reached out to her former Girl Scout troop. We hosted the troop for a day of discussion, tours, and a workshop on building Web pages.

FIRST Robotics Competition

October 20, 2012

STARS hosted an information table at a regional FIRST Robotics competition.

Providence Cristo Rey Day

October 2, 2012

We hosted 80 students from Providence Cristo Rey High School (www.pcrhs.org). Activities included an overview of what we study, a tour of the facilities, and a GameMaker workshop.