News

Menlo Park: Junior League gives $30K to girls' STEM education

The Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula, based in Menlo Park, has given grants to three nonprofits that focus on promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education for girls.

They are:

• $11,000 for the Charlie Cart Project, to help students at Encinal Elementary School learn math and science through food and cooking.

• $10,000 for The Mouse Squad, to pay for more than 100 girls in grades 7-10 to attend an Oracle digital conference in February 2017.

• $10,000 for the Tech Museum, to assemble a toolkit for parents who want to promote STEM learning for their daughters.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,744 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,115 views

On Voter Databases and Election Systems
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 136 views

 

Meet the winners!

The results are in. Check out The Almanac readers' favorite foods, services and fun stuff in the area.

View Winners