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Fall into #STEAMSaturdays!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge- I hope this message finds all of our scholars and their families safe and dry. As the sun starts to shine again and the temperature drops (ever so slightly!), we’re excited to share news of our Fall #STEAMSaturdays! Courses this season will take place at Hygge Coworking in West Charlotte and The…

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#ActivateSummer is Here! Donate to “Seed a Series.”

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, It’s daunting sometimes to look at today’s scholars and envision their futures. What skills will they need? What jobs will be available to them? Will they be prepared? Consider this … Nine in ten parents want their child to study computer science, but only one in four schools teaches computer programming. Computing…

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Guest Blog: Allenbrook educator and coach of “The Swarm,” Ms. Artrice Johnson

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During the 2017-18 school year, thanks to a generous gift from Google Fiber, Digi-Bridge was able to grow The Swarm at Allenbrook Elementary School – a competition programming and robotics squad that’s currently serving thirty scholars. As we head into the end of the academic year, Ms. Johnson, educator and coach, shares her reflections. When…

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It’s time for a Daddy Daughter Code-In! Tickets on sale now.

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Friends of Digi-Bridge- It’s with great enthusiasm that I share news of our expanded partnership with Google Fiber Charlotte. This year, in addition to sponsoring The Swarm, our competition programming and robotics team, Google Fiber is the presenting sponsor for four Code-In events! This first Daddy Daughter Code-In (#DDCodeIn) of 2018 will be held at…

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Guest Blog: Ashley Park 8th Grader Treshawn Pickett

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In 2017, Digi-Bridge forged a partnership with Opera Carolina, thanks to support from OrthoCarolina. Together, we developed a Digi-Bin series that goes “Behind the Scenes” to explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) connections in opera.  At the conclusion of the series, scholars attended their first opera performance, The Marriage of Figaro. Below, read…

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Spring into #STEAMSaturdays!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge- I hope this message finds all of you well! Though the weather wouldn’t agree, Digi-Bridge has already sprung into action with Spring #STEAMSaturdays. Courses are currently underway at  Hygge Coworking in West Charlotte and Northpointe Offices in Huntersville. We have seats available at both locations on March 17 and 24 from 9-10:30am. Remember, there is…

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2018 Winter #STEAMSaturdays – Programming and Robotics

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, Happy New Year! Starting on Saturday, January 20th, our #STEAMSaturdays return to Hygge Coworking in West Charlotte and Northpointe Offices in Huntersville. Back by popular demand, this winter’s series will feature LEGO WeDo 1.0 building and coding. Torie Leslie, our Chief Academic Officer says, “We built this series to provide flexibility for…

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2,068 in 2017: we will #ReachOurFuture!

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Friends, That’s right, thanks to the support of our community we served 2,068 scholars with hands-on 21st century learning in 2017! We at Digi-Bridge are grateful to look back on 2017 as a year of significant progress towards bridging the digital divide. This year, Digi-Bridge has: Grown our #STEAMSaturdays family by adding two more sites…

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You made #GivingTuesdayCLT a huge success!

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Friends, Wow! We at Digi-Bridge are blown away by the support from our community during #GivingTuesdayCLT. We raised $10,214, exceeding our goal! Here’s how that breaks down: $6714 in individual gifts Including $1915 in gifts made as a part of a three year commitment to Reach Our Future $2500 as a match committed by Tresata…

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Double your impact today: #GivingTuesdayCLT

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Friends, Great news! It’s Nov. 28, which means it’s your turn to be a part of the biggest giving day that Charlotte has ever seen! Giving Tuesday is the annual global day of giving everyone is talking about, and the Queen City is taking it by storm. Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesdayCLT is a…

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How can you help Reach Our Future during #GivingTuesdayCLT?

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Friends, Digi-Bridge is proud to team up with 230+ other Charlotte nonprofits for the 2017 #GivingTuesdayCLT campaign. Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesdayCLT is a day for the Charlotte community – families, businesses, students and others – to come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Digi-Bridge’s goal is to raise…

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Our First Code-In for the Whole Family!

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Friends, You asked. Digi-Bridge listened. Our team is very excited to invite each of you to our first ever Family Code-In! Together with Google Fiber, we are hosting a Code-In event for the whole family on Saturday, December 2nd, from 7-8:30 p.m., complete with music, food, a photo booth and STEAM challenges that will engage…

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