Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Girls Inc. of Central Alabama Program

Girls Inc. of Central Alabama's Eureka! Teen Achievement Program is open to all girls entering the 8th grade. Registration for the four-week summer camp begins in January. Space is limited, so apply early to secure your spot! Contact Quiwintre Frye at 205.599.5548 or qfrye@girlsinccentral-al.org with questions. Visit www.girlsinccentral-al.org for more information.

Participants will enjoy:

  • Four-week daily summer camp, 8am-5pm
  • Engaging hands-on projects in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)
  • Field Trips & College Tours
  • Exposure to academic disciplines & careers in STEM areas
  • Adventure sports such as swimming, rock climbing, and fencing
  • Eureka! Nights 3-hour monthly engineering sessions during the school year
  • New friends

Message from the Safe and Healthy Homewood Coalition

The following link provides information from the Safe and Healthy Homewood Coalition regarding Teen Alcohol Use:   Teen Alcohol Use.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Peer Helper After School Tutoring

Reminder: There will be no Peer Helper After School Tutoring this week or next week. We will resume tutoring on Tuesday, December 1st.

Monday, November 9, 2015

HMS Trendsetters Parent Meetings

HMS Trendsetters are having sign up parent meetings this week!

Girls sign-up meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday (11/10) at 5:30p

Boys sign-up meeting is Thursday (11/12) at 5:30p

Both meetings will be held in the HMS Cafeteria. Please see the flyer linked below for more information!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Duke University Summer Programs

If you are a student currently in grades 6, 7, or 8, you have the opportunity to have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Honors Institute for Middle School Students. This international and elite program challenges young students to explore advances in technology to design robots or advances in forensic science to solve crimes. Students can also learn the science behind making new medicines and new developments in genetics. Online registration begins on December 1, 2015.

Visit their website to review the 2016 program dates and details.

Monday, November 2, 2015