Gateway High School is excited to offer students a free coding class through Mission Bit, an organization that aims to eliminate the tech divide in San Francisco by building computer programming and professional opportunity pathways for public school students.
College planning begins early at Gateway Public Schools and today the class of 2019 visited the UC Berkeley campus. Every year Gateway hosts its annual freshman orientation at a local college campus as a way of instilling college bound expectations among students right from the start of school.
Gateway's High School gym recently received a makeover from interns at Kabam who volunteered to paint the gym and blacktop through HandsOn Bay Area, a San Francisco based organization that creates volunteer opportunities between companies and local nonprofits
Caitlin Kantor embodies Gateway's strong commitment to community and collaboration. As a pioneering graduate of Gateway Middle School, Caitlin learned the value of teamwork early on. Now at Gateway High School, Caitlin gives back to the very same place where her collaboration skills were nurtured and fully developed.
In business and at every level of government we are constantly hearing about the critical need to further emphasize STEM in our schools. Media headlines also remind us that our nation's competitiveness depends on more young people pursuing STEM fields after college. So, what is STEM, and why is it so important?