November 2016 – In Applied Math, WTCS is doing a program called Banzai. It is a real life scenario game where students have a checking account, job and have to pay for bills. First International Bank & Trust is sponsoring the program! THANK YOU!!
Hess Corporation of Tioga/Williston, presented 12 laptop computers to Williston Trinity Christian School for elementary, junior high and high school students to use as part of our math and science education.
“It is important for students to have access to tools and resources they need early on to learn and build a strong educational foundation, “ said Steve McNally, Hess General Manager. “We hope these computers help Williston Trinity Christian School and its teachers inspire the next generation to pursue a higher education or future career in math or science.”
WTCS is comprised of over 280 students. The school does not receive state or federal funds so we rely on donations from the community. The laptop computers will provide students the opportunity to use graphing programs to collect and analyze large quantities of data and perform virtual labs.
“We believe these new computers will truly make a difference in the way we are able to teach our students,” said Melissa Corneliusen, WTCS science teacher. “Greater access to computers and exposure to graphing programs will help build students’ interest in math and science. When equipment is available, students will be able to participate in virtual labs in a safe environment.”
Hess is committed to giving back to local communities and local schools to help build North Dakota’s workforce for the future.