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Friday, March 15, 2013

March 15, 2013

Several Articles Posted Below Worth Reading

Several links appear below to articles from a variety of publications.  These articles are relevant to today's high school students.  Take time to open one-at-a-time pieces.

2013-14 Course Selections REVISED
Since the window first opened for 2013-14 course selections a few weeks ago, several courses have been added to the original list of offerings.  These courses include Introduction to Computer Science (A and B), AD Horticulture, AG ED Plant Science 3, MCC Communications, Meteorology, Microbiology, Drawing 2A, Foundations of College Success, Sports Finance, Start Your Own Business, Chorus A, Band A, Orchestra A, Painting 2A, Drawing 2A, Non-Western Civilizations 1 and 2 (A and B), Western Civilizations 1 and 2 (A and B), and Robotics.  The window has been re-opened and students interested in taking any of these courses should log into Power School and make their selections.  Students should contact their counselors for more information.
National College Fairs Scheduled
Two National College Fairs are scheduled for this region of the country, each taking place in April.  These fairs are free and open to the public.  Admission representatives from hundreds of colleges and universities will be available to speak with students one-on-one about the college admission process and college life in general.  Additionally, workshops are conducted on testing, the college application process, and other relevant topics in the college search process.  More information about these fairs is below.
Hartford College Fair
Connecticut Convention Center
Thursday, April 11
9 am-11:30 am, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Friday, April 12
9 am-11:30 am
Providence College Fair
Rhode Island Convention Center
Saturday, April 27
12 pm-3 pm
To register for either or both, click on this link.
UConn Mentor Connection
An Inquiry-Based Summer Program for Talented Teens
July 7-26
UConn Mentor Connection is an opportunity for highly motivated students to participate in hands-on research projects that offer mentor-based involvement with university faculty who share similar interests.  This program is a three-week, residential summer enrichment program.  For more information, click on the underlined above.
Registration Reminders
Wednesday, April 17
Advanced Placement Tests
First Two Weeks of May
Information about each was presented in previous post.  Students may register in the Guidance Office.  Check for deadlines.
On-Campus Registration for Fall Semester
Students interested in registering for courses on the UConn campus for the fall semester should wait until early May to contact Doug Melody.  The 2013-14 master schedule  for EOSHS should be constructed by then, so it will be easier to match courses on campus to courses offered at EOS.
Articles of Interest

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