Acton-Boxborough (AB) Parent Involvement Project (PIP) STEM

Increasing Community Involvement in STEM Education K-12

Market Math Star Party Nature Walk Discover STEM Book Club Family Math Games Night of Code
Market Math Star Party Nature Walks Discover STEM Book Club Math Games Night of Code

2019 STEM Events

Computer Science Education Week

This week is the 7th-annual Computer Science Education Week, a global effort by to provide computer science learning to every student in every school. Since 2013, 800 million have participated (including AB educators and students), and all 50 states, including MA, have adopted computer science education policies.

For 2019 is emphasizing the importance of understanding how computer science can help improve the world. This 48-second video does a great job of capturing the #CSforGood movement for students.

Dance Party, a crowd favorite during 2018 Hour of Code at AB has been updated with even more popular music to include in the coding activity (37 song artists freely provide their songs....yes, even Lil Nas X). Happy Computing!

Thanks for Attending the Night of Code

The Night of Code is our annual fun-filled introduction to computer science through games and activities from This event coincides with Computer Science Education Week.

DiscoverSTEM2019 was a big success! Find out more.  Congratulations to our Golden Ticket and Big Ticket winners. Here is the list of winners!! Please contact us at to arrange pickup. Thanks to all who attended and supported our event including: students, families, community members, sponsors, partners, contributors and volunteers. 


We Welcome New Members

Are you interested in STEM education? AB PIP STEM welcomes new members including parent volunteers and student volunteers. Student volunteers may qualify for community service credit and the chance to win an AB PIP STEM Scholarship. To find out more, attend a monthly meeting or sign up below. We'll add you to our email list to let you know about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. You can unsubscribe anytime. 

Adults: Sign Up Here


Karen Pierce Co-Chair 
Dewi Win Co-Chair
Karen Herther Coach & Co-Chair Emerita

AB PIP STEM: Making Science Fun!

AB PIP STEM sponsors FREE local K-12 educational events in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) in Acton and Boxborough, Massachusetts.  

Our events include Market Math, Star Party, Nature Walks, Discover STEM fair, STEM Book Club, Family Math Game Night and Night of Code.  We offer STEM games on our website and take-home activities at the Acton Memorial Library. AB PIP STEM welcomes parent volunteers and student volunteers.

Event Calendar

Find out about our events and meetings on our Calendar page or read the AB PIP STEM BrochurePlease join us! 

For more STEM in the News and AB PIP STEM recaps, see Science & Math Resources, Science & Math NewsAB PIP STEM news or archives.