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Ten Teachers Given Golden Apple Awards in Md.

Ten Teachers Given Golden Apple Awards in Md.

The following information was sent to us by Brie Hall: 

 

Marissa Butler                               Grade 5 Teacher at St. John the Evangelist, Clinton, MD

 

Top Geography Students To Test Skills At State Geographic Bee

Top Geography Students To Test Skills At State Geographic Bee

 

The following information was sent to us by Stephanie Montgomery:

On Friday, March 30, young geography whizzes across the United States and U.S. territories will participate in state-level Geographic Bees, competing for a spot in the national competition in Washington, D.C., in May. The Bee is organized by the National Geographic Society. The 2012 National Geographic Bee is sponsored by Google Inc.; at the state level, the Bee is also sponsored by Plum Creek.

Up to 100 fourth- to eighth-graders in each of the 50 states, District of Columbia, U.S. Atlantic and Pacific territories and Department of Defense Dependents Schools have qualified for the state Bees. Each state winner will receive $100, “The Complete National Geographic” on DVD and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the national finals May 22-24 and the chance to be crowned National Geographic Bee champion.

Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit On Technology

Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit On Technology

On the Road to STEM

Science - Technology - Engineering - Math

 

When:          May 4-5, 2012

Where:         Bowie State University

                     14000 Jericho Road

                     Bowie, MD  20715

 

May 4th, 2012 Government, Industry and Academic Sectors (GIAS) meeting 12 noon to 8:00pm

BAE Systems sponsor 

Local High School Student Attends Leadership Program

Local High School Student Attends Leadership Program

 

Honeywell has awarded scholarships to 254 students from 30 countries and 30 U.S. states to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA) program from February 26 – March 9, 2012 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Chankea Okmar, a Slver Spring resident who attends Montgomery Blair High School was the only Maryland student to be invited to the week-long program designed to build leadership skills.

This leadership program provides students with a unique opportunity to engage in sessions addressing current issues in science, technology and engineering (STEM).  The week-long program is designed to develop their capacities through hands on challenges and build their leadership skills.

Local Retirement Community and Prince George’s Community College Pair up on Continuing Education

Local Retirement Community and Prince George’s Community College Pair up on Continuing Education

The following information was sent to us by Mel Tansill:

 

Riderwood retirement community  and Prince George’s Community College have partnered to present Seasoned Adults Growing Educationally (SAGE), a continuing education program geared toward adults 60-plus. Fifty courses are being offered this semester as part of this program.

 

Lt. Governor Brown Kicks Off "Read Across Maryland Month" With Dr. Seuss

Lt. Governor Brown Kicks Off "Read Across Maryland Month" With Dr. Seuss

 

The following information was sent to us by Marc Goldberg:

 

Today, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown kicked off Read Across Maryland Month at the “Green Eggs and Ham” Breakfast at Harry Browne’s in Annapolis, where he read the story by Dr. Seuss to 62 second grade students from Eastport Elementary School. The breakfast is held each year by the Maryland State Educators Association (MSEA) begin Read Across Maryland Month.

Nominations Sought for Distinguished Teaching Award

Nominations Sought for Distinguished Teaching Award

The following information was sent to us by Cathy Menzel:

 

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teaching Award.  Named for a former member of the Hood College faculty who encouraged young people to enter the profession of teaching, this award recognizes an FCPS teacher who has had a significant impact on young people.