Girls Who Code

r In February, four girls from Spanish Fork Junior High traveled to Dell EMC in Draper to attend a kickoff event for a club called, “Girls Who Code.” This event was attended by students in grades six through twelve from around the state of Utah. Reshma Saujani, the mastermind behind the program and author of the book Girls Who Code, spoke to the group about the importance of technology and how to solve problems in our day-to-day lives. She explained that this field is growing with limitless possibilities, but many girls do not realize their potential in this area.

Spanish Fork Junior High has a Code Club run by Mrs. Mendonsa on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Pack Time beginning in March. If you have an interest in participating, see her in Room 43. The club will focus on finding solutions to real-life problems through technology. Background in the basics of all programming languages will be taught. The girls will learn how to build websites, apps, games and much more as they use their imagination and creativity in coding.

We all hear the phrase “There’s an app for that!”. If there isn’t, these Spanish Fork Junior high girls will learn how to create one.

Chris Baird
Chris Baird
Chris is a family man with a beautiful wife and four kids. Three Girls, One Boy. He enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, and the old normal.

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