• Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – Code Orange – Schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay. Emergency personnel are not eligible for liberal leave and must report to work on time.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center.
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast. 

    Miércoles, 17 de enero de 2018 – Código naranja – Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal. El personal de emergencia no reune los requisitos para la licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • NO habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes NO deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día ni de Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC) ni de los Programas de Educación Especial.
    • Cualquier programa escolar especial que requiere transporte antes del mediodía NO tendrá transporte, incluyendo el Centro de Ciencia Howard B. Owens.
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno.

2016 DC Metro RUBIK'S® Cube Challenge

Rubik's Cube

2016 DC Metro 
RUBIK'S® Cube Challenge
hosted by National Electronics Museum
Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 9:00am - 4:30pm
Linthicum, Md


Solving the cube requires a series of algorithms. The You CAN Do The Rubik's Cube Program helps build mathematics skills and understanding of number, measurement, algebra, geometry concepts.

Competition Details:

- 3 Divisions: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
- Teams of 8 students collectively solve 25 cubes in the fastest time.
- Team members can also participate in a Solo Competition.
- The event is FREE.
- Sets of 25 cubes can be borrowed until one week after the competition date. Use promo code DCMEFR 16 for free shipping. Supplies are limited.

Prizes are as follows: 
The 1st Place team receives a trophy for their school.
Each 1st Place team member receives a trophy.
2nd and 3rd place teams members each receive a medal.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place solo competitors receive a trophy.
All competitors receive a certificate. 

Can't solve the Rubik's cube? 
You can the easy-to-follow Solution Guide for FREE; it takes you through the 6 stages to solve the Rubik's Cube.

 Concentration and a little patience, combined with following directions, and students will soon be solving the Rubik's Cube. Practice, Practice, Practice is the key to building up speed. In just a few weeks, students will be able to solve the Rubik's Cube in less than 3 minutes! Really! They will!

Science Office Pre-K to 12
Instructional Services & Supply Center
9201 East Hampton Drive
Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743
Office: 301.808.8254
Fax: 301.808.8253

Last modified: 2/23/2016 3:09:02 PM