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UC Students helping with "Code for Kids" @ Hays ...

 News  mbeck  08-Apr-2015 00:50  0  1036 reads
UC Students helping with "Code for Kids" @ Hays Porter Elementary School

Several UC students have been helping kids from Hays Porter Elementary School to learn how to program computers. They study at UC computer science, so this was a perfect match for them to share their expertise with the Hays Porter students.

This week, the kids were learning basics...

UC IT Summer Camp Presentation @ Taft IT High School (March ...

 News  mbeck  28-Mar-2015 11:30  0  1258 reads
UC IT Summer Camp Presentation @ Taft IT High School (March 26, 2015)

On Thursday, March 26th, Taft IT High School students participated in an orientation meeting about the upcoming DITLE Summer Camp at UC, with...

Salsa Dancing comes to West End

 News  mbeck  28-Mar-2015 11:10  0  943 reads
Salsa Dancing comes to West End

The New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church had this Saturday a Salsa dance class for its members.

Last year Cincinnati broke the Guinness Record in Largest Salsa dance. The very popular "Salsa on the Square" Thursdays...

Taft IT High School starts first interviews of their ...

 News  mbeck  17-Mar-2015 22:40  0  1143 reads
Taft IT High School starts first interviews of their customers for Web Development

Taft IT High School students conducted their first "customer interview" with Mr. Payne, for whom they will be developing a brand new Website. 

Requirements gathering is an essential part of any project and project management, and by working on a real-life Web project, the...

Celebrating International Pi Day (Saturday, March 14th)

 News  mbeck  17-Mar-2015 22:00  0  1189 reads
Celebrating International Pi Day (Saturday, March 14th)

Last Saturday, March 14th, was a very special day, as it was most accurate Pi Day of the entire 21st century. 

Pi Day is celebrated every March 14 in honor of the mathematical constant pi. The symbol used by mathematicians to represent the ratio of a circle's...

Hays Porter Elementary School hosts "Family Prom"

 News  mbeck  17-Mar-2015 21:50  0  939 reads
Hays Porter Elementary School hosts "Family Prom"

Following its annual tradition, Hays Porter Elementary School hosted on Friday, March 13th, a "Family Prom" event. 

About 300 students, family members, teachers, staff members, and supporters, including members of the local police deparment,...

Hays Porter's "Geek Squad"

 News  mbeck  17-Mar-2015 21:40  0  1032 reads
Hays Porter's "Geek Squad"

The Hays Porter Elementary School, has now own "Geek Squad

Several 1st Graders have received the required training, and now are in charge of setting up computers for testing for other students. This includes connecting to power supply, powering...

Cincinnati Police Chief Blackwell visits Hays Porter ...

 News  mbeck  17-Mar-2015 21:30  0  756 reads
Cincinnati Police Chief Blackwell visits Hays Porter Elementary

On March 10th, Cincinnati Police Chief Blackwell visited Hays Porter Elementary School, where he shared with the students stories about his career and childhood.

He also motivated the students to work hard in school and to always put your best foot...

Hays-Porter Elementary School students honor boxing champ ...

 News  mbeck  13-Mar-2015 01:30  0  1077 reads
Hays-Porter Elementary School students honor boxing champ Aaron Pryor

Students of Hays Porter Elementary School honored yesterday the boxing legend, Aaron Pryor

See video from Local...

Taft IT High School starts Web Development after-school ...

 News  mbeck  06-Mar-2015 04:30  0  6488 reads
Taft IT High School starts Web Development after-school program

The Taft Information Technology High School has started a new after-school program for its students focused on Web Development. 

Under the supervision and direction of...

Hays Porter students share what they've learned in a ...

 News  mbeck  04-Mar-2015 20:40  0  1289 reads
Hays Porter students share what they've learned in a computer class

Channel 5 TV visiting Computer Class @ Hays Porter ...

 News  mbeck  27-Jan-2015 09:30  0  1840 reads
Channel 5 TV visiting Computer Class @ Hays Porter Elementary School

Hays-Porter Elementary School starts After-School Computer ...

 News  mbeck  20-Jan-2015 09:10  0  3446 reads
Hays-Porter Elementary School starts After-School Computer Program

Hays-Porter Elementary School started its first After-School Computer Program!

Students, mostly from the 5th Grade, will learn basic computer skills based on the...

Four Hays-Porter students make Silver Status @ Squash ...

 News  mbeck  19-Jan-2015 08:20  0  1105 reads
Four Hays-Porter students make Silver Status @ Squash Academy

Four of West End's Hays-Porter Elementary School students participated in an induction ceremony at the Cincinnati Squash...

Meet the West End Community Council elected officers

 Info  mbeck  11-Jan-2015 08:20  0  8897 reads
Meet the West End Community Council elected officers

Have you ever wondered who are the elected officials on the West End Community Council, and what area they are responsible for?  

We are happy to give you the opportunity to meet them and learn more about them: ...

$11.2M redevelopment of historic school may breathe new ...

 News  mbeck  10-Jan-2015 13:10  0  808 reads
$11.2M redevelopment of historic school may breathe new life into West End

As Cincinnati Business Courier stated:

"A team of New York-based developers have purchased a number of properties in the West End, and a recent tax credit from the State of Ohio may spark the first major redevelopment investment in the...

West End Community provides feedback reg. Sands School lot

 News  mbeck  10-Jan-2015 09:50  0  1567 reads
West End Community provides feedback reg. Sands School lot

The West End community gathered on Saturday, Jan. 10th, 2015, at the 7 Hills Neighborhood Houses center to provide a feedback on what to do with the former Sands School lot. 

The Cincinnati Reds Community Fund, Procter & Gamble, & the Cincinnati Zoo will fund the conversion...

What do we want to do with the former Sands School lot?

 News  mbeck  09-Jan-2015 07:10  0  850 reads
What do we want to do with the former Sands School lot?

A community planning meeting will be held to discuss: 

  • Your park and recreation ideas for the old Sands School parking lot, 
  • Recycling at the Findlay Street Center & in the West End, & The Center's new broader mission to help...

West End Community celebrates Christmas at Seven Hills ...

 News  mbeck  23-Dec-2014 12:10  0  1141 reads
West End Community celebrates Christmas at Seven Hills Neighborhood Houses

Hour of Code @ Hays Porter Elementary School

 News  mbeck  12-Dec-2014 03:00  0  1653 reads
Hour of Code @ Hays Porter Elementary School

Today we had "Hour of Code" training session @ Hays Porter Elementary School!

The "Hour of...

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