Houston's first high school hackathon!

Houston's first high school hackathon!

View live updates, our schedule, and our challenge list at live.kleinhacks.com

KleinHacks is the first ever Klein ISD high school hackathon - bringing students together from across the district to design and create solutions to various problems that they see in the world today. 

For more information, visit kleinhacks.com!

 

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Eligibility

All Klein ISD High School students are able to participate in this event.

 

Requirements

- You are allowed to enter ONE (1) submission for consideration by the judges. 

- Source code via GitHub repository or compressed .zip

- Please be prepared to demo your submission IN PERSON to the judges.

- Please include the following information in the description for your submission:

  •   The inspiration for your submission
  •   What your submission does
  •   How you built it
  •   Challenges that you ran into, and how you overcame them
  •   Accomplishments that you're proud of
  •   What's next for your product?

Judges

Jessica Haddox

Jessica Haddox
Principal, Klein High School

Brandon Baker

Brandon Baker
Associate Principal, Klein High School

Diane Darwin

Diane Darwin
Marketing Director, Chick Fil A

Rachel Boyd

Rachel Boyd
Klein High School

Meghan Lindinger

Meghan Lindinger
Klein High School

Chris Cummings

Chris Cummings
Director of Information Technology @ Klein ISD

Teresa Hurtado

Teresa Hurtado
Klein ISD

John Worlow

John Worlow
Klein High School

Alysa Cozart

Alysa Cozart
Klein ISD

Judging Criteria

  • Passion
    What inspired the hack? Which problems does the project solve?
  • Innovation
    Does the product introduce a new approach or perspective, technical, analytical, or visual?
  • Functionality
    Does the product function as intended? Was the hack’s design thoroughly explained?
  • Design
    Is the product aesthetically pleasing? Does the design of the product elevate its message?
  • Extensibility
    Can the product be easily expanded in the future?