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  • February 24th, 2018

    Thank You to Distinguished Guests

    A big thank you to all our distinguished guests who attended our Awards Ceremony on February 24th, 2018! Honoured Guest: – Glen Bussey...

  • February 24th, 2018

    Season 1 Awards Ceremony

    The Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, February 24th. Congratulations to all the students for completing the program! Awards Ceremony video...

  • February 1st, 2018

    Tickets for Awards Ceremony

    After 16 weeks of intense design and software development, the high school teams are now ready to pitch their apps to a panel of judges. We’re really proud...

  • January 13th, 2018

    T-Shirts Have Arrived

    We held the 4th Saturday workshop for Season 1 participants. The teams learned how to share a common code repository using git. The mentors also helped set...

  • November 17th, 2017

    Front Page News!

    We were featured on the front page of the Richmond News! The students were interviewed by Graeme Wood from the Richmond News and posed for a few...

  • November 14th, 2017

    Season 1, Workshop #2

    We held the second of four Saturday workshops. The teams learned how to sketch their app prototypes on paper, showing the various screens and...

  • October 14th, 2017

    Season 1 Kickoff!

    We had our Kickoff Workshop at Richmond Secondary School. 97 students from 8 different Richmond high schools were registered in the program. We...

  • We held our first mentors’ meet-up and planning meeting. We have a great bunch of industry professionals, both Designers and Developers, with...

  • We held a coding summer camp at McNair Secondary (Roland’s Alma Mater!). For five days a class full of high school students learned how to write...

  • Summer 2017

    Game of Apps is Born!

    The idea for Game of Apps took shape as we initiated discussions with the Richmond School District to explore the possibility of rolling out an after-school...

  • After 37 years, Roland reconnects with his grade 7 elementary school teacher, Mr. Glen Bussey. Roland reflects on how Glen was instrumental in instilling...


  • A Long Time

  • The Richmond School District purchased its first seventeen Apple II computers in 1980. Roland wrote his very first computer program (in BASIC!) on one...

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