SMILE Clubs engage in weekly STEM activities and interact with their communities.
SMILE's Middle School Challenge hosted nearly 300 students from around the state.
Explore the way humans are altering the ocean. Click to register.
High school students from the Nyssa SMILE Club experience how other technology can be utilized with drones, such as cameras. Read the full article from The Argus Observer.
Students at the 2016 High School Challenge made thin, bioplastic films. Here they are testing for the presence of starch.
Over 100 high school students took part in the Challenge which had a bioenergy theme. The students' challenge was to learn about different types of bioenergy, based on four hypothetical communities similar to those found in Oregon.
Nearly 200 middle school students from SMILE clubs across the state participate in the spring Challenge and College Connection Days.
SMILE Clubs are the foundation of the program. Students meet weekly and explore STEM subjects and the joy of scientific discovery.
SMILE Clubs function as a pipeline from elementary school, through middle and high schools, and on to college.
The SMILE Program is appreciative of Mimi Orzech's vision 31
years ago to start the SMILE Program. We are so happy she could be
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