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Truckee High female students participate in Girls Who Code

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The subtle clicking of keyboards settles all around us. We’re focused, impassioned, driven. Victorious shouts punctuate the air when one of us codes something correctly, figures out the puzzle, or thinks outside of the box to find a solution.

Tamara Chisholm, fondly referred to as Señora C, Truckee High’s beloved Spanish teacher and tech lover, watches over us with an omniscient eye.

On a recent Monday, a group of girls and I wrote computer code for an hour. We participated in an innovative global movement called Hour of Code.

According to the Hour of Code website, over 303,736,673 students have engaged in Hour of Code to learn the “language of the future.” (Read More...)