On Dec. 6,
will hold its second annual STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Night. Hanes Magnet School
School officials expect to have more than 500 student projects from the fields of biology, chemistry, earth/environmental science, physics, and technology/engineering on display. Representatives from such local schools and colleges as
Winston-Salem State University, Wake Forest University, Forsyth Technical Community College and will be on hand as well as representatives from Hanes’ community partners, which include several local businesses with an emphasis on STEM. Atkins Academic & Technology High School
STEM Night is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., with winning projects announced at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Visitors may view the projects both before and after the awards ceremony. Students can participate in a scavenger hunt where they will engage in STEM design challenges and meet special guests.
Hanes has been a STEM magnet school for seven years. In 2011, Hanes Magnet was designated as National School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America. For the past two years Hanes has had a national finalist in the Broadcom MASTERS, the premier science fair competition for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders.