Archive for November, 2013

Science Night at Vassar

On Tuesday November 12, VAST hosted a family event about the wonders of science. Vassar College Chemistry Professor Christopher Smart led a demonstration teaching chemistry concepts to the scholars. Professor Smart was very dynamic and fun to watch. The show ended with ice cream for the audience made from liquid nitrogen– very cool!

The VAST audience […]

VAST Activities: Squash Courts

On Friday October 25, the VAST scholars were invited to learn how to play squash with the Vassar College squash team. The squash team was very generous and allowed our middle school students to use their squash courts in Kenyon Hall at Vassar.
The VAST scholars worked with members of the Vassar squash team to learn […]

Poughkeepsie Middle School and Vassar College working together!