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Woodside High School

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Woodside's Capstone Engineering3 students are motivated students that will come up with a yearlong project in small teams of 2-4. We are looking for mentors to guide students on these projects from the kick off and project planning, CAD creation, engineering build and problem solving through to completion. Engaging in regular project timeline checks, offering insight from your own expertise and from industry, as well as providing opportunities for development of professional skills through in person, email and phone communication.

I'm hoping that you, or someone that you know, might be able to participate in this program as a mentor. The commitment is approximately 2 hours per month, with most interactions via email or zoom and quarterly face-to-face meetings over the course of the school year. The first meeting is scheduled for early September and the program wraps up in May.

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About Woodside High School

Location:

199 Churchill Ave, Woodside, CA 94062, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide opportunity that matches privilege. Over its half-century, Woodside High School has emerged as one of the most dynamic and diverse comprehensive high schools on the San Francisco Peninsula. We have been listed in Newsweek Magazine's list of top high schools, and offer one of the most rigorous advanced placement and college preparatory programs in the region.

Description

Woodside High School is a fully-accredited, comprehensive four-year secondary school that has been serving the communities of the mid-Peninsula since 1958. The 34-acre campus is one of four comprehensive campuses in the Sequoia Union High School District. The District's total student population is approximately 8,000, with approximately 1,800 of those at Woodside.

Each school year is two semesters totaling 39 weeks of learning, and students follow a rotating block schedule with 95-minute classes every other day. Most students enroll in six courses each semester.

Our student-to-teacher ratio is 26:1. Forty-five percent of our 114 certificated staff have a Master's degree.

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WHEN

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WHERE

199 Churchill AveWoodside, CA 94062

(37.44339,-122.23214)
 

SKILLS

  • System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Management
  • Computer Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Approximately 2 hours per month from September-May, advising engineering 3 students on a yearlong project.
  • Having a good sense of humor, enjoy working with teens, able to communicate clearly and to help guide students in self discovery as well as in general engineering.

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