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Apps for Creating Change Hackathon

Date: Sunday, March 10 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.  (New Date)

Location: San Diego Jewish Academy–11860 Carmel Creek Rd., San Diego, CA 92130

Open to: Public and private school students 

Grade Levels: Upper Elementary (4th grade and up), Middle School and Upper School

Sign up Deadline: (Extended) January 18th 2019

Team Requirements:

  • Minimum of one team per school 
  • Maximum of three teams per school level (e.g. Elementary, Middle, and Upper School levels)
  • Each school must have one designated school administrator or chaperone 

About: Students will participate in a collaborative six-hour coding challenge themed around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal.

Teams will learn to develop and publish apps alongside Lightwell engineers and product designers. Each team will present their app before a panel of judges, with the winning team having the opportunity to work with Lightwell to publish their app in the App Store.

Judging Criteria: The panel of judges will be scoring based on overall creativity, design and polish, as well as practicality and usefulness.


For more information, please contact:

Kwaku Aning
Director of SDJA’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking
Email: kaning@sdja.com

To learn more about team roles and responsibilities, App and device requirements, and the presentation format, please click here.