Thank You For Making STEM Day Magical!
Mon, Apr 3 11:36am

Echoing Joanna and Nadia's message of gratitude, the PS 107 PTA would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Reem Berro and Christina Lowe for bringing back STEM Day this past Saturday! Our school was truly transformed into a wonderland of science, technology, engineering, and math. What could be better than seeing the joy of learning on our children’s faces on a rainy day? Thank you, Reem and Christina, for your tremendous effort in bringing together so many amazing community partners alongside many of our own families and staff to make this event so special. Your vision and incredible planning skills made this year’s event hard to top. We’re so glad STEM Day is back!

Reem and Christina would like to thank the following parents, staff, and community partners for helping bring STEM Day to life. We know that many others jumped in to lend a hand who may not be listed below—we deeply appreciated the community effort!

Thank you to the following groups and individuals for leading amazing hands-on activities at STEM Day:

  • Mr. Ed (Fibonacci Sequence)
  • Ian Philp (Scribblebots)
  • Jonathan Blumberg, Kristin Earhart, and Kate Gitnick (Seed Saving)
  • Laura Gibson, Wade Rimer, Joanna Lumbang, and Mika Dowding (Billion Oyster Project)
  • Matthew Schneider (Starlab)
  • Severine and Ahava Pardo-Espinal and Ginny Wiehardt from PS 107’s SPED Committee (Slime Lab)
  • Sivan Gordon-Buxbaum (The Naturalist, Plant Adaptation Exploration)
  • Sunny Hwang (Fossil Prep Lab)
  • Zak Greene (MIT Scratch Code Challenge)

Thank you to the amazing PS 107 parents who helped us execute this event!

  • Aby Ayanbule
  • Adam Cobb
  • Allen and Nate Spector (designed our lovely graphics!)
  • Ayça Aksu 
  • Carolyn Weiss
  • Catherine Schroeder
  • Chris Bynum
  • Christine Coady
  • Christopher Choi
  • Emily Hager
  • Gemma Niblett
  • Jennifer May-Reddy and Joanna Lumbang for helping the 5th graders run a delicious pizza & snack sale
  • Julia Wu
  • Kseniia Smirnova
  • Kristen Ying
  • Laurie Tamis
  • Maarten Peeters
  • Mike Lew
  • Nisha Aoyama 

As always, thank you to our amazing staff at PS 107 for letting us take over the building!

  • Joanna Cohen
  • Nadia Benlarbi
  • Santi Santiago
  • Frankie Colonna
  • Joseph Tapia
  • Security Agent Marta
  • Ms. Amber

And last but not least, our community SPONSORS helped make this event possible, and contributed to our amazing slate of activities:

  • Beam Center
  • Brainy Bill Louden Science
  • BraiNY
  • Brooklyn Game Lab
  • Brooklyn Robot Foundry
  • Curious Jane
  • KoKo NYC
  • NYC Audubon
  • The Coding Space