Graciela Elia, Computer Science Teacher at Princeton High School, recently provided information about the popular hackathon held every year at PHS. It's open to all New Jersey high school students. Here are some details:
What is hackPHS?
hackPHS hosts over 200 high school students from across New Jersey to collaborate, innovate, and create in a 24-hour, student organized hackathon held at Princeton High School. Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced hacker, hackPHS will have something for you!
When and where is hackPHS?
hackPHS will be held in the cafeteria of Princeton High School, located at 151 Moore St, Princeton, NJ. Limited parking will be available around the school. All times are tentative, but you should plan on arriving before 10:30 AM on Saturday, November 2 and leaving sometime after 2:30 PM on Sunday, November 3.
Who pays for all this?
hackPHS is completely free for every one of our hackers, thanks to all our amazing sponsors! We also offer scholarships for transportation.
What is a hackathon?
Hackathons are where creative and enthusiastic people come together to build awesome projects in a single all-nighter. With free food, awesome workshops, and incredible prizes, hackers will learn about new tech, build innovative solutions to real-world problems, and share their creation with the community, all in one event. If you are looking for a competition, a place to meet fellow hackers, or even just a place to learn how to code, hackathons are for you. If you want to learn more, see the Hackathon FAQ.
- District News