Some Westside Middle School Academy students are headed to a regional Invention Convention. 10 of the 100 sixth-grade students who displayed their inventions as part of the science curriculum will move on to the regional event next weekend.
School officials say the invention convention is meant to foster interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics learning for students from kindergarten through eighth grade. The regional competition will be held at the O’Neill Center on the Westside campus of Western Connecticut State University, on April 1.
Winners will head to the 34th annual Connecticut Invention Convention on Saturday, April 29, at UConn. More than 130 Connecticut schools participate every year.