St. Juliana School Installs WeatherBug Reporting Station

St. Juliana School recently became a WeatherBug School with the installaton of a weather tracking and reporting statioon on the roof of the school.
By: St Juliana School
 
CHICAGO - Nov. 14, 2013 - PRLog -- The first and only WeatherBug reporting station in the Edison Park community, the unit monitors and reports real-time information about weather conditions. Data on temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, rainfall, wind and solar activity are monitored and fed to the school’s web site as well as weatherbug.com, and desktop computer and mobile device applications.

The school also acquired WeatherBug Achieve interactive educational software for classroom use. Teachers can apply real-world conditions to help teach skills and concepts in a variety of core subjects. Using current and historical weather data that is local to the school makes it a more meaningful learning experience for students working on science, technology and math exercises.

"We are excited to bring a WeatherBug station to our school, as it will help bring science to life for our students." said Katrina McDermott, principal. "The station and WeatherBug software will give them the opportunity to further their knowledge about weather and climate by using current technological tools."

By participating in the WeatherBug program, St. Juliana School provides the surrounding community with a variety of benefits as well:

∙ Availability of neighborhood-level weather
∙ Instant weather alerts from the #1 Internet weather resource, the WeatherBug Desktop application
∙ Local weather downloads for iOS, Android and Windows wireless devices
∙ Improved ability to track - and respond to - dangerous, weather conditions
∙ Participation in Homeland Security WeatherBug Network, providing live local weather information for improved emergency response.

The WeatherBug media partner in Chicago, WGN, leverages the WeatherBug national network of tracking stations to offer area residents the most local, up-to-the-second weather information available across the country. Now, WGN will also be able to feature neighborhood-level reports from St. Juliana School during its daily newscasts on-air and online.

About St. Juliana School
St. Juliana School has faithfully served Catholic families in the Edison Park, Niles and Park Ridge communities for over 85 years. High academic achievement, strong spiritual development and service to others characterize St. Juliana School students. Extracurricular programs in athletics, fine arts, and scouting provide students with additional opportunities for growth and exploration. A ministry of St. Juliana Parish, the school welcomes children of all faiths, from preschool through eighth grade.

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http://school.stjuliana.org
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7400 W. Touhy Ave
Chicago, IL 60631
773.631.2256

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