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THE CONGRESSIONAL GALA

We were pleased to host our annual Congressional Gala on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Falls Church at the Fairview Park Marriott. This year's theme will be The Congressional Derby!

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ALL IN FOR STEM FOR GALA 2018!

The gala is one of our largest fundraisers and is a wonderful way to meet members of the Congressional community. Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, volunteers, and staff for assisting us in making such a wonderful night possible.

By participating in Congressional School's 2018 Gala and Auction (online, silent, live, and raise the paddle), your funds will support the following STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) initiatives for our young learners:

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Two State-of-the-Art Design Labs in the Big School

Our plan is to completely overhaul our current Big School science classrooms to create two new design labs that will be used for science, engineering, and any projects needing fabrication, kindergarten through 8th grade.

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Professional Development for Our Faculty

We will provide opportunities for continued education for faculty in Maker education and project-based learning in order to continue deepening the educational experience for our young learners. This will optimize the use of our new design lab and spaces. Possible opportunities we are exploring for this summer include:
National Building Museum

A little peek into 1st grade's trip to the National Building Museum with these phenomenal over-sized blocks! Learning and creating wherever we go 🙂

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Design Space and STEM Resources
in the Little School

We will be expanding our Design Space in the Little School to provide construction elements, age-appropriate robots, and additional design resources where students can tinker and begin building their critical thinking foundation.

THE 2018 GALA COMMITTEE

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Watch our Raise the Paddle video from The Congressional Derby Gala