St. Thomas Health Care Management Students immersed in customized, hands-on STEM course
For Digital Inclusion Week (October 7-11, 2019), thirteen students successfully completed a Coding Mini-Academy hosted by the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN, Inc.) in conjunction with St. Thomas Health Care Management. The once-weekly training sessions were held at the Sea View Adolescent Unit from Sept. 26-Oct. 10, 2019. High-school aged participants learned using Arduino to build code and execute programs. Popular all around the world, Arduino is an integrated hardware and software platform used to develop interactive projects.
All juniors and seniors attending a public high school in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands are eligible to apply for Alpine’s SAT Prep & 1000 Words Challenge. The free sessions will be held at the Charlotte Amalie High School on Saturdays, September 14 and November 9, and 16, with a closing ceremony on November 23, 2019. The training is intended to help students become acquainted with SAT tests, improve scores, enable test-taking practice, and increase vocabulary and mathematical skills.