Posted: October 27, 2017
Max Aitken Academy was filled with plenty of energy and excitement on Thursday evening as it hosted "Brilliant Night". This outstanding event was planned and organized by ASD-N Numeracy Leads Kelly Richard and Kelly Russell and featured numerous STEM and Math related activities for K-5 students, although many parents seemed to be having a great time as well. There were numerous stations set up throughout the building including a dynamic Brilliant Labs display featuring an Interactive wall, m-bots, coding catepillars and more. There was an estimation station, grand prix racing, gourd weighing, cup stacking races, tic tac toe racing, parachute creator, an Osmo room, Math Escape Room, 3D printer sessions, Building stations, Puzzles, Board Games Room, STEM Bins, Virtual Reality glasses, Haunted house, concessions stand.
The event was very well attended and fun was had by all. The evening wrapped up with a collaborative effort as students attempted to set a record for the most people Fidget spinning at the same time. A big thanks goes out to Jacob Lingley from Brilliant Labs, the Miramichi Timberwolves, the staff and students of Max Aitken, organizers Kelly Richard and Kelly Russell, as well as all of the volunteers who helped make this night such a great success.
For photos from the event, please visit: http://stemnorth.nbed.nb.ca/gallery/max-aitken-brilliant-night-draws-large-crowd