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HACKSCHS

ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL HACKATHON FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Registrations have now closed. 

24 HOUR HACKATHON

OCTOBER 14th – 15th 

 

@ ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL

5305 Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

24 HOUR HACKATHON

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SCHEDULE

Parents and guardians are welcomed to the Opening Ceremony and the Conclusion Ceremony.

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Parking

Students who are driving may park on the parking lot on the right side of the building near the Gym doors and Pool (Opposite of Tennis court side). Parents may park there as well during the opening ceremony, presentations of projects and the announcements of the winners. Parents should drop off their child at the front door of the school near the flags. 

WHAT IS HACKSCHS?

 HackSCHS gives you the whole day to learn new skills, make friends, create your wildest idea, and share it with the world. Whether you wish to build a website, app, dabble with Photoshop, create a robotic arm, or develop a game, it’s up to you to decide what to learn!

SPONSORS

Interested in sponsoring? Email us at hackschs@gmail.com.

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FAQ

What is a Hackathon?

A Hackathon is a tech innovation marathon. This is where your dreams run wild. Solve a real-world problem with technology or build the next Iron Man suit.

Where can i sleep?

There will be designated sleeping areas. You may also sleep at your own table or a couch. Either way, you should bring a sleeping bag and maybe a pillow to the event. Sleeping at hackathons isn’t always the most comfortable arrangement, but it’s absolutely worth it for the experience.

How much does it cost?

HackSCHS is free! Food, beverages, swag, workspaces, and sleeping areas will be provided. You just have to travel to the event and we will take care of the rest! 🙂

What should i bring?

Bring yourself, A photo ID, Sleeping bag/Pillow, and your laptop or desktop with all the accessories you need. 

Who can attend?

HackSCHS is open to any current high school students regardless of year and school. If you are not a high school student but still would like to volunteer then please email us at hackschs@gmail.com.

Is there a registration deadline?

Yes, Registration will close  on 10/11/2017. It’s first come, first serve. 

Will there be food and drinks?

Yes, there will be lots of free food and drinks.

Do i need a team?

No, you do not need a team however a team is highly recommended. Each team can have no more then 4 people. If you already have a team of 2-4 people you want to work with, that’s awesome! If not and you want one, don’t worry, just let us know on the registration form and we will provide you a team. 

What if i have dietary restrictions? 

We’ll be providing meals for mostly everyone at HackSCHS, but if you have special concerns please let us know.

What if i don’t know how to code? 

This is the perfect opportunity to learn something new! There will be workshops geared towards beginners and mentors to help you throughout the event.

Is there a Code of Conduct? 

Yes, you can see it here. Just be nice to everyone and don’t cause any trouble. 

 

CONTACT US

(hackschs@gmail.com)