Hackathon 01/25/2020

Our 1st Annual Halsey Hackathon was a huge success.  There were over 40 students that participated.  The objective was to identify a community problem and research data regarding the issue on NYC’s 311 database.  Students would then create a prototype/game to address the issue.  Our winning teams are as follows:

3rd Place:  “The Hack Pack” – Game:  Unknown Crimes:  Drug Abuse – Team Members:  Abhijith Pai, Fawaz Shabir, Gryphon Lee, and Toto Jon Burke.

2nd Place:  “Technical Titals” – Game:  Drive Dro – Team members:  Eilon Bober, Andrew Kogan

1st Place:  “ASES Technologies” – Game: ASES Water Heater – Team Members:  Shaurya Sen, Aditya Phophaliya, Stephan Menasche,and Emile Romero

Our 1st Place Team will compete Queens Boroughwide in the CS4ALL Hack League Competition to be held on 

  • Date: Tuesday, February 25
  • Time: 9:30am–1:30pm
  • LocationFlushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354

Special Thanks to the Parent/Teacher’s Association for sponsoring our prizes this year!!!  Special thanks to Halsey Alumni Christian Diaz and Daniel Kogan for helping out as mentors and judges!!! And thank you to Ms.  M. Quinones-Seda and Mr. P. Sarris for giving up their Saturday to help me (Ms. P. Elfers) out!!!