Hour of Code 2017

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For the Hour of Code, we'll be focusing our promotional efforts towards the feeder schools and our school. To encourage students to get involved, we'll be opening up the labs during lunch for VP students to come in and participate in HOC activities supervised by members of ICS-3U7. Each Pod will also be delegated a yet TBD promotional activity to fulfill.


VP: We will be participating in the annual programming event, Hour Of Code, from December 4 to December 10.

We encourage everyone to join this global movement and spend an hour learning to code.

Computer Labs C3 and C15 will be open at lunch throughout the week of December 4 to 10, so don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

No prior coding experience is necessary.

Keep calm and code on!


Did you know that there are nearly 700 computer programming languages?

If programming were a country, it would be the third most diverse in languages spoken—after Papua New Guinea and Indonesia!

From December 4 to 8, VP will be hosting its very own Hour of Code at lunch, every day of the week, in Computer Labs C3 and C15.

Come down to learn more about one or more of these many languages!


“From phones to cars to medicine, technology touches every part of our lives. If you can create technology, you can change the world”.

This quote from the senior vice president of Google, Susan Wojcicki, underlines the importance of learning the structure behind the modern innovations that make up our world.

Come down to Computer Lab C3 or C15 at lunch today for a chance to see how you can learn the skills needed to change the world!


In an ever-changing world, technology is the future. If you want to learn more about computers and how your favourite programs work, come down to Computer Lab C3 or C15 at lunch this week for a fun and informative Hour of Code.


Computer science has played an enormous role in the evolution of technology, so why don’t you?

Computer Labs C3 and C15 are open at lunch this week. We're running Hour of Code activities at which you can find out how to be a part of today’s rapidly growing developments in technology worldwide.


Did you know that Twitter was originally coded using Ruby? Or that Minecraft was made entirely from Java?

Are you interested in learning how to code amazing programs?

Today and tomorrow are the last days to take part in VP’s Hour of Code activities. No prior programming experience is necessary and everyone is welcome to try some coding!

Just come down at lunch to Computer Labs C3 or C15 today and explore the vast world of computer science.


Today is the last school day to participate in the 2017 Hour of Code. [more needed here]