CSO Blog

Elected advocates for STEM and innovation in schools and communities.
December 18, 2019 //

Sonora CSOs Awarded Honorable Mention from State Governor Claudia Pavlovich

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December 17, 2019 //

CSOs on AIRR Drone Race Competition in Austin, TX

We went to the AIRR Drone Race Competition in Austin, Texas on December 6, 2019. Lockheed Martin and the Drone Racing League were wonderful hosts of an exciting VIP experience just for us Texas Chief Science Officers. We were able to get personal, interactive experiences with the drones, pilots and drone flight simulators. We met… [read more]

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December 9, 2019 //


Ava Nelson, a student at Midland Dow High School has been recognized as a future leader in STEM. Created in October 2019 by STEM Learning EcosystemsSM Community of Practice and TIES, Girls Living STEM honors girls who participate in STEM programs, have a passion for STEM and encourage others to further engage. Nominations were accepted… [read more]

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December 4, 2019 //

Casa Grande City Council and Mayor Meet with Chief Science Officers

CSO Chloé (CGUHS 2020) and CSO Merlin (CGUHS 2021) met with the Mayor and Casa Grande City Council Monday evening during a Study Session at the Council Chambers.  The Arizona Chief Science Officers were on the agenda to present their plans for the 2nd Annual Casa Grande STEAM Fair.  Along with the presentation was a request… [read more]

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November 26, 2019 // ,

The New Tallo Profile

We listened to you guys. We did our research. We made the change. And now we’re ready to introduce the new Tallo profile that’s smarter, easier to edit, and way more enjoyable. Don’t believe us? Log in now to check things out for yourself. Smarter organization. We wanted to build a space that helped show off the… [read more]

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November 26, 2019 //

Young Americans’ Views on the Value of Higher Education

Check out the new study on Young Americans’ Views on the Value of Higher Education. APNORC_Higher_Education_report_2019

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November 18, 2019 // ,

Willcox Middle School Chief Science Officers have taken Action!

Their CSO plan included starting a STEM Club and they have partnered with Cochise County 4-H to host robotics lessons.  Mr. Eric Thoutt and Willcox High School student, Laura Dunham are leading the instruction for 23 7th and 8th graders from Willcox Middle, Cochise Elementary and Bowie Unified School District that plan to meet for… [read more]

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November 5, 2019 //

CSOs visit to San Pedro River Recharge Project and Bisbee Smartmaker Lab

CSO Advisors of Willcox, Arizona – Ty White and Rebecca Bashme, took their middle school and high school CSOs to study the San Pedro River Recharge Project and to the Bisbee Smartmaker Lab today. Mr. Mark Apel, Environmental Projects Coordinator from Cochise County Engineering and Natural Resources gave the group a tour and an extensive insight into the importance… [read more]

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October 30, 2019 //

In new San Antonio science and tech program, students call the shots

Submission By: Alia Malik, education reporter from San Antonio Express-News Something electric blue and mysterious bubbled and foamed in a tub on a cafeteria table Thursday night at Anson Jones Middle School, catching the eyes of more than 100 students and parents as they passed by. Two boys led the activity, explaining that they’d created… [read more]

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