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(06/11/2013) Posted By: Joel Davis
The Closing the Gap Coalition will present its first public gathering, The People's Education Forum 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 22 at Greater Mount Zion Church, 3170 German Chapel Road, at the intersection with Route 231 in Prince Frederick. Before you melt into the summer, come be a part of a conversation about the school year in Calvert County Public Schools. What were your successes? Frustrations? What obstacles to learning did you encounter? What suggestions do you have that would make the educational experience better for all? Join facilitated discussions aimed at producing a report to hold the system accountable for closing achievement gaps. Registration is 8:30 a.m., program begins at 9:15. Continental breakfast. Call Betsy at 301-455-4932.
(06/03/2013) Posted By: FCTC News
St. Mary's County Public Schools is once again offering a Tech Kids Summer Youth Enrichment Program for students ages 7 - 14. The program takes place July 1-18, 2013 at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center in Leonardtown. The goal of this program is to provide fun, enriching, hands on opportunities for students. The program will be a Monday through Thursday, four-day program.
Program sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Supervision will be provided from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. for those students enrolled in two sessions per day or the one all-day session. Students staying all day should bring a bag lunch.
Course descriptions and applications can be found online or downloaded by visiting the St. Mary's County Public Schools website, www.smcps.org. Click on "Students/Parents," then click on "Summer Activities," and finally select the Tech Kids program of your choice.
Students may choose from these programs: "CSI St. Mary's," "Crafts, Canvas and DIY Fun!," "Lights, Camera, Action," "Human Body Fun Facts," "Future Generation Firefighters of America," "Kids Carpentry Camp," "Tech Kids Tool Time," Comp-U-T8," "National Flight Academy," and "Fun with Culinary Arts." Please note: "Lights, Camera, Action" is an all day program.
Tuition for all programs is $75.00 per week for each three hour session. In addition to the tuition, some of the programs may also charge a materials fee.
Students will need their own transportation to and from the Forrest Center which is located across Point Lookout Road from the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, between Leonardtown Middle School and Leonardtown High School.
Space is limited so please be sure to register early. If you have any questions, call Ms. Mary Selph at 301-475-0242, ext. 127 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
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