Geek Week 2022

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North Carolina Needs More Students Taking Computer Science Courses


"By the year 2040, 70% of all jobs will require some level of competency in computer science, according to a recent Department of Public Instruction (DPI) presentation to state lawmakers." (Alex Granados for EdNC)

See full article here.


Are YOU taking computer science?

  • Geek Week 2022

    #GeekWeek #CSedWCPSS

  • We explored opportunities in computer science and brushed up on our information literacy skills during KHS Geek Week!

    • 25 info literacy Lessons taught
    • 29 Classroom visits with coding
    • Over 100 students at 2 elementary schools experienced coding activties led by Library Media Studies interns
    • Almost 100 completed passports at DCG Fest, about 300 students attended, 4 colleges represented, 5 CTE teachers, one business person, tons of coding fun
    • Egg Hunt fun "Ready, Player, One" style - kids found 40 of the 51 eggs including one large egg with Bojangles gift cards






    Egg Hunt Begins!

    If you find a golden egg, bring it to the LC for a prize!

    LC Unplugged

    Unwind with some offline coding during lunch


    Try an Hour of Code activity

    Clean Up Your Digital Footprint

    Not sure how? Start here!

    DCG Fest

    Ask any teacher or librarian for a DCG Fest pass!


    Wear jeans with your computer science/geeky t-shirts all week! Check out more options if you'd like to do something computer science or digital citizenship-related with your classes every day.

North Carolina has many job opportunities in computer science but few students taking courses for them in high school.