CSO Blog

Elected advocates for STEM and innovation in schools and communities.
March 19, 2019 //

CGUHS Robotics Team

“This past weekend at the Arizona North Regional robotics tournament in Flagstaff, [CSO] Chloe was selected to represent Arizona as a Dean’s List Finalist in the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in Houston next month. This is a very high honor and is awarded to a student who best exemplifies the ideals of FIRST –… [read more]

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February 25, 2019 //

CSO Presentation at Monday, February 18, Board of Education Meeting

Thank you to Adrianne Cole, Director of STEM at Saginaw Valley State University, MPS Chief Science Officer Advisors Jennifer Lenon, Thomas McNamara, Michael Servinski and Christine Brillhart and Midland Public Schools student Chief Science Officers (CSO) who presented information about the goals of the CSO program, local & worldwide impact, opportunities for students, and thank… [read more]

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February 18, 2019 //

A Gift from STEM Sports

“I received the STEM sports kit free of charge via the Phoenix Suns. After the brief introduction at the Talking Stick Arena, I was given a kit. I presented the kit to my Chief Science Officer (CSO) at my school. CSOs are students who bring STEM to their schools. She jumped at the opportunity to bring… [read more]

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February 15, 2019 //

Michigan Spring Cabinet Meeting

Michigan CSOs held a Spring Cabinet Meeting at Covenant Hospital.  Chief Science Officers and Advisors had a tour of the Sim lab, interactions with many health professionals – respiratory therapy, nursing, radiology, pharmacy, security, clinical engineering, and many more. We are proud of this fantastic group of young STEM leaders! #svsu

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February 11, 2019 //

CGUHS students want to bring science, business and schools together for fair

CASA GRANDE — Merlin D’souza, 15, and Chloe Buchanan, 16, love science. On March 2, they plan to share their enthusiasm for science with the community while bringing together students, businesses and learning institutions for a daylong science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics fair in Peart Park. “The STEAM fair is a full-circle event,” Buchanan… [read more]

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February 5, 2019 //

Caillou CSO Skyline HS

Check out CSO Caillou present to skyline High School!

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February 5, 2019 //

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam in Casa Grand

Hi, my name is Merlin. I am an Arizona Chief Science Officer at Casa Grande Union High School. As a Chief Science Officer, I have been given the opportunity to share my passion for STEM. A Chief Science Officer is an ambassador for STEM, who is given the chance to provide exposure to other students… [read more]

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February 4, 2019 //

Alhambra Board Meeting

Two weeks ago at the Alhambra Governing Board meeting, CSOs Aime and Alina were recognized by Viasat’s Omar Alam for performing their duties as Chief Science Officers.

“[CSOs Aime and Alina] had the opportunity to travel to Orange County last November and present in front of global STEM education leaders. The CSO program prepared them well to speak publicly in front of key stakeholders; to engage in, and contribute to, discussions about how to improve STEM learning in regional ecosystems – ecosystems that include educators, policymakers, nonprofits, and high-tech businesses” Omar says.

The Chief Science Officer program is one that prepares students like Aime and Alina to be recognized by high-tech businesses like Viasat. Here are some photos of the event!

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January 31, 2019 //

Connect2STEM Recap

There was a lot that happened at Connect2STEM this past Saturday! The link to view all of the photos is here! We hope that you all had an amazing time! Check out the video below that summarizes the event that over 9000 people attended!  

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