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Franktown Dumpster Divas

Franktown Dumpster Divas Nominated to Participate in White House Makers Faire! ​

The Franktown Dumpster Divas,​ who ​won the prestigious Da Vinci Award at the State ​D​estination ​Imagination​ ​(DI)​ Tournament, have been nominated by the State DI organization to participate in the 2014 White House Makers Faire! ​ As a requirement of the application process, they created this video explaining their journey.

Good Luck Divas!

May 8, 2014 | By cmlevesque | Category: Gifted Education

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It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.