Western Colorado Math & Science Center

Recent Publicity

"Science lessons come in a kit"

"Clifton Elementary transforms scores, school culture"

"Spooky Science Night Event Planned for Nov. 3"

"Programs to enrich the young scientist in your family"

"Students explore energy issues" 

"Don't miss the 'place to be' for families"

"Science career goes global"

"Camps heighten kids' knowledge of science math"

"GJ's magnet school wins governor's award"

"Students guide their 'satellites' in deep descent"


"New Emerson, science center duo gets an 'A'"


"The John McConnell Math & Science Center receives funding to develop environmental education programs through a partnership with the Tamarisk Coalition and Xcel Energy Foundation!"


"Winning formula boosts interest in math, science for Junction kids" 


"Chevron Donates $125,000 to McConnell Math and Science Center:  Youth Policy Program to Engage Teens in Critical Issues" 

"Science center receives six-figure grant for student program"


"This year, New Emerson will become the first school in School District 51 to place a special emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math instruction. "  http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/new_emersons__focus_technology


" Elementary school students are learning about renewable resources and thinking of big ideas for sustainable energy production at the Math and Science Center’s “Wild for Engineering” camp this week."  http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/engineering-camp-inspires-green-ideas


 "The Western Colorado Math and Science Center has a new name in honor of its founder."  http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/science_center_takes_founders


"John McConnell has helped children from the Grand Valley and across the Western Slope discover the wonders of science."  http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/science-center-founder-takes-show-on-the-road


"It seemed like I got in trouble all the time for touching stuff when I was a kid."   http://www.gjfreepress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090403/COLUMNISTS/904029966&parentprofile=search&template=printart


 "There are few places outside MIT where math and science are considered fun. Between Highway 50 and 27 Road on Unaweep Avenue, teachers and students have access to a local exception — the Western Colorado Math and Science Center."  http://www.gjfreepress.com/article/20090211/COMMUNITY_NEWS/902109962&parentprofile=search


"Teresa Coons, Ph.D., was named executive director of the Western Colorado Math & Science Center..."  http://www.gjfreepress.com/article/20081107/COMMUNITY_NEWS/811069953&parentprofile=search