Whether female or male all are welcome. If you love computers, spending endless hours in Scratch or MineCraft modifying programs to ‘Change It Up’ this is the club for you.

    Being a member of the Girls Who Code and TMS Coders at Trailside Middle School is a serious commitment. In applying for this program, you are agreeing to meet the following requirements as a dedicated TMS Heavy Hacker. Outlined below are some of the requirements applicants must fulfill if selected for this years program.

    Requirements of GWC and TMS Coders Club Members:

    • Students agree to meet from 6:00-8:00 pm each Friday from November 2, 2018 through March 23, 2019.
    • Students turn in a completed on-line application no later than October 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm.
    • Willingness to collaborate with other team members each program session
    • No major disciplinary infractions throughout the current school year.
    • Strict adherence to the LCPS Acceptable Use Policy at all times.

    Selected candidates and their parents will be notified via email. Candidates will have opportunity to participate in the Girls Who Code - Curriculum outlined below:

    TMS Coders and Girls Who Code - Curriculum
    • Web-based online program for easy access to curriculum
    • Monthly, project-based activities with direct teacher instruction
    • Opportunity to build real world software including website,mobile apps and games