Category Archives: Class of 2019

Duke Summer Camps

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate.  Novel technologies proliferate and new fields of inquiry arise seemingly on a daily basis.  In today’s exciting and fast-paced world, we at Duke Summer Session are determined not only to inform you about it, but to transform you into one who envisions, shapes, and delivers the incredible possibilities of tomorrow.  It is for this reason that we are thrilled to introduce the following life-changing courses:
 
Summer College Online – Get ahead this summer and take an engaging course not available to most high school students.  At Duke Summer College Online you can learn from a Duke professor without the cost and hassle of travel.  By enrolling in our online Medical Neuroscience course, you will earn college credit and take a powerful step forward into a groundbreaking field. 
 
Summer Academy – With our Global Leader and Technology Entrepreneur courses, we are committed to forming you into a leader of an ever-changing tomorrow. Whichever course you choose, you are sure to be inspired by our interdisciplinary focus, hands-on approach, and transformative curricula.
 
Intensive STEM Academy – Experience what it is like to be a pioneering researcher at one of the world’s premier universities.  During your intensive week on Duke’s campus, you will take tours at a variety of Duke’s state-of-the-art laboratories, receive dynamic lectures from an array of Duke professors, and participate in workshops designed to propel you forward in the world of STEM.
 
Want to enroll in more than one program?  You can do that, too!  Get even more out of your summer by supplementing your Summer Academy course with our Intensive STEM Academy.  Learn more about this and much more on our website.
 

BGSU Summer Camps

Summer is the perfect time for junior high and high school students to explore their career interests. BGSU Pre-College Programs provides opportunities for students to experience the Bowling Green State University campus while expanding their knowledge, building life skills and exploring their interests. BGSU offers residential and day camps throughout the summer.

Camp registrations typically begin on Dec. 1, 2017; however, some camps have different deadlines.

BGSU Summer Camps and Programs

Class of 2019 Juniors State Mandated ACT

State law requires districts and community schools to administer the state-funded ACT or SAT to all grade 11 students in the spring of the school year. Each year, districts and schools will select the test to administer to their juniors.

We are administering the ACT.  All students have been registered.  Our  test date is Tuesday Feb. 27th, 2018.  The application fee has been paid by the state.    Please contact the guidance office with any questions you may have at 330-676-8720.  

Here is a link to the Ohio Department of Education for more information and study materials. 

Ohio Department of Education

ACT practice tests

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs

These Programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools.  Students engage in small classes taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching.   In this setting, students hone their academic skills and form new friendships with intellectual peers.  Students in our residential programs get a taste of college life on the beautiful Stanford campus.  Past students have described their Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies experience as life-changing.   To Learn more about the following program please use this link

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Programs

  • Stanford Sports Business academy
  • Summer Humanities Institute
  • Summer Arts Institute
  • Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s Outreach Summer Program
  • Summer Institutes
  • Stanford University mathematics Camp
  • University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses

Future Agents in Training

Future Agents in Training (FAIT) is an academy hosted by the FBI Cleveland Field Office that invites High School Students to receive hands- on training.  This Program works to educate and inform students about the mission of the FBI including criminal, Cyber threats, terrorism, and administrative functions.  Students learn from special agents, intelligence analysts, and a variety of professional staff about investigative tactics that include gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and solving cases.  

When: June 19-22, 2018                                                                                                                       Times:  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled in  an accredited high school, if home schooled student recognized by their district
  • 16 to 18 years old at the time of the academy
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completed essay and letter of recommendation (see application)
  • Resides in Northern District of Ohio, served by the FBI cleveland Field Office
  • Must be present each day of the FAIT academy and responsible for own transportation 

For more information email cos.cv@fbi.gov.

To print an application please visit the “Community Outreach” link at: www.fbi.gov/cleveland

APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY: JANUARY 31, 2018

Stark State Symposium

THE WHAT

The Stark State College Student Symposium, presented by Stark State’s Honors Program Oversight Committee, is a one-day event celebrating the academic achievements and technical skills of our students and local high school students.

The Symposium will showcase the students’ faculty-guided, in-depth research, capstone projects, scholarly work, creative activities or science projects.

Students can choose to deliver their project as an oral presentation, poster presentation, project demonstration, or performances highlighting their scholarly work and academic success while also fostering career success and networking opportunities.

THE WHY

Teachers

  • showcase your students’ growth
  • put the spotlight on academic excellence
  • highlight the academic goals of your program and/or courses
  • learn about Stark State’s opportunities for your students

Students

  • present in a sociable and professional event
  • develop skills in public speaking, abstract writing and professional communication
  • build your resume as a participant in a scholarly event with opportunity for awards
  • network with potential employers
  • explore opportunities at Stark State, both during high school and as a college student
  • learn about transferability from Stark State to four-year bachelor’s degree programs

Timeline

Submissions will be accepted from November 2017 through February 2018. A symposium committee will review the submissions and those selected will present at the 2018 symposium.

Categories

  • course projects/research projects/ case studies
  • capstone projects
  • scholarly work
  • creative works
  • club service projects
  • student service projects
  • science fair projects

Stark State Symposium 

Women in Engineering Visit Day @ The University of Akron

The Donovan Breakfast honors one of The University of Akron longest standing donors in the college of Engineering, Margaret Donovan.   During this event you will get: a feel for the campus, receive advice  from students and professional in engineering, meet other female engineers and role models and do an engineering activities. Women in Engineering Visit day and Donovan  Breakfast is a casual event.  It’s our way of introducing you to engineering and what UA has to offer.  

  • Who: Open to  9th-12th graders with opportunity to meet other female engineers and role models       
  •  What: A dynamic half day program including labs, activities, speakers and a free breakfast.     
  • When: December 9, 2017   Starts @ 8:00 am 
  •  Where: The University of Akron Student Union Ballroom                                                                 Event flyer        To Register                                                    

Mental Heath Awareness Panel

On November 2, 2017 Theodore Roosevelt High School will be holding a mental health awareness panel. Members of the panel including: Coleman, Children’s Advantage and Townhall II. Topics discussed will include: depression, anxiety, stress and self-harm as well as information about the services offered at each organization. This a great opportunity to learn more about mental wellness and how to help your loved ones. The panel will begin at 7pm in the Richard Roberts Auditorium. This event is open to all community members.