On Thursday, January 17, 2019 the whole seventh grade from Cambridge Street Upper School (CSUS) went on field trips to meet their NetPals at local companies in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. NetPals is a six-month program planned collaboratively by the science teacher at the school, Ms. Erika Riddington at CSUS; Cambridge School Volunteers’ NetPals Director Meg Ramsdell; and our corporate
Having taught middle school immediately after leaving college and parenting four students in the Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge School Volunteers’ new NetPals director is thoroughly steeped in experience with these critical years of adolescence. Meg Ramsdell accepted the position as director of CSV’s NetPals program in early October, after serving for two years as a program coordinator for NetPals and Learning Centers, another upper
Orientation for people interested in being trained to become Art & Science in One volunteer mentors in the 2018 session (April 6 to early June), able to commit to most Fridays, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Guided nature journaling with a student, 1:1, to develop skills of direct observation, is the core of the program.
CRLS Student-Written Career Profile: Sue Wellington, Non-Profit Financial Manager This year, with support from the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund, Cambridge School Volunteers engaged and guided a handful of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students in interviewing professionals in STEM industries. This is the third of the profiles in that series. The connection between math and creative disciplines is front and center for Sue Wellington. “There
CRLS Student-Written Career Profile: Akia Scott, Campaign Manager, Oracle This year, with support from the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund, Cambridge School Volunteers engaged and guided a handful of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students in interviewing professionals in STEM industries. This is the second of the profiles in that series. “To me this was an opportunity to engage with young kids the way people engaged
CRLS Student-Written Career Profile: Stacy Williams, Software Development Engineer, Audible This year, with support from the Cambridge Agassiz Harvard Fund, Cambridge School Volunteers engaged and guided a handful of Cambridge Rindge and Latin students in interviewing professionals in STEM industries. This is the first of the profiles in that series. “For me it was great to see other women in technology,” says Stacy Williams,
Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) welcomes new partners Google and Philips Research to its NetPals program this semester. The NetPals program, which enables students to learn about career paths in science, technology, engineering, or math from professionals who are employees of CSV partners, launched on December 6, 2017 at Putnam Avenue Upper School (PAUS). The program was redesigned six years ago in collaboration with the Cambridge
Is engineering or Science your passion? Inspire and support young scientists at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School by joining our crew of Science Olympiad mentors this year.
“We are all part of one community here in Cambridge. Many of us are from elsewhere and came here for the nexus of science, medicine, and technology that is so unique in the world.” So says Robert Majovski , a lead scientific advisor at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. “The NetPals program gives us an opportunity to meet young members of our
We are connected to the community at large, one that offers a wealth of knowledge and experience. We are able to recruit tutors and mentors of very high quality to benefit the students of Cambridge. Watch this video to understand the extent of our impact and how we’ve drawn on the community for support over the last fifty years, here, and keep reading below: