USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo with high school career and job fair

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo

Date: April 26 – 27, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington D.C.
Free and open to the public!

 

What is the universe made of? What will be the next medical breakthrough? What does science have to do with Extreme Sports? And does Hollywood get the science right? Find out at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, hosted by Lockheed Martin! Explore science and engineering with more than 3000 fun, hands-on activities in fields like robotics, genomics, advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, DIY/Makers, space exploration, green chemistry, bioengineering, oceanography and many more.

 

The festival will feature more than 100 stage shows starring Dirty Job’s Mike Rowe, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Grammy Award Winners They Might Be Giants, Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, MoneyBall’s Paul Depodesta, cast and crew members from TV Shows like Big Bang Theory, House and  Breaking Bad. Other highlights include the Career Pavilion for high-school students with a Job and College Fair, and a Book Fair featuring over 30 leading science authors.  The Expo is free of charge and is perfect for teens, children and their families.

 

Click here for more information.

 

NOVA K-12 STEM Collaboration – An Industry-Student Partnership Convened and organized by WashingtonExec

Date: March 8, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: The Nysmith School 13625 EDS Drive Herndon, Virginia 20171

The WashingtonExec Inaugural K-12 STEM Symposium will held on March 8 in Herndon, Va. The event is open and free for the public. This event is expected to bring together 500 parents, students, teachers, corporate/government executives and non-profit representatives.

There is a real need of community action to enhance our nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, training, careers and leadership and this is a great way to help a great cause. Please consider attending.

More information can be found at stemsymposium.com

This all-day free event includes exciting exhibits, inspiring speakers, and panel experts who will highlight just how vital it is to engage parents, students, teachers, corporate/government execs and non-profit representatives alike in STEM education and careers.

Did You Know…

Construction is one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and is currently facing critical skilled-labor shortages. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the construction industry will need to hire over 1.8 million additional workers by 2020. Women comprise only 9 percent of the estimated 8.4 million workers in construction trades and related occupations, representing the single largest untapped resource for tomorrow’s construction workforce.

College Week Live

CollegeWeekLive is the world’s biggest virtual college fair, with hundreds of colleges and universities from around the world exhibiting and tens of thousands of attendees. CollegeWeekLive events revolutionize college admissions, making the process easier and more cost-effective by bringing together students, parents, counselors and colleges online to interact, transcending time and distance. CollegeWeekLive is completely free to attendees. Sign-Up Now.

CollegeWeekLive attendees can watch admissions experts speak on topics such as how to prepare for the SAT, how to write a winning application essay or how to pay for college and have questions answered via live chat. Attendees can also video chat with college students and learn what campus life is really like. The event features scholarships and special promotions available only to those who attend. Sign-Up Now.

VCU School of the Arts Open House

 

Saturday, November 2, 2013 & Saturday, February 15, 2014 RSVP

You’ve heard about VCUarts, but have you seen it?
If not, Open House is the perfect time.

• visit campus • tour arts facilities • have your portfolio reviewed • meet faculty and students from each department • visit the dorms • eat in our award-winning dining hall • attend sessions on financial aid, study abroad, transferring, the Honors College, and more!

November 2, 2013: Open House

  • 7:30 to 8:30am – Check in (Siegel Center, Lobby)
  • 7:30 to 9am – Student Services Information Tables (Siegel Center)
  • 9am – Welcome (Siegel Center)
  • 10am – School of the Arts Overviews (Various locations)
  • 10:45am to 12pm – Departmental Overviews and Q & A Sessions (Various locations)
  • 10:45am to 1:30pm – Tours of the School of the Arts (meet in Singleton Center lobby)
  • 11:30am to 12:15pm – Art Foundation Q & A session (Bowe St. Deck, Fifth Floor, Room 535)
  • 11am to 2pm – Portfolio Reviews (Bowe St. Deck, Fifth Floor, Room 535)

|Open House RSVP + more info

SAT will be given here at CHS on 12/7/13

Students who are planning to attend a four year college/university and need to take the SAT can take it at CHS on December 7 (this was not an original test date for CHS-it’s just been added). Also, there’s still space available for the SAT prep class–stop by the school counseling office to get a registration form. The SAT prep class prepares students in time to take the test on December 7. The charge is $42.00 (which includes the cost of the book). See your school counselor for more details.

Connections Day! MAY 29th

Don’t Miss Out on an Opportunity to Attend a Community College.  Start the Admissions Process Now.

Come to Connections Day. It is easy to get started!

Simply visit the Career Coach during your lunch period at the career table or stop by the Career Center between the hours of 2:30pm till 4:00pm on May 29th..

Bring your questions!  Make a connection that lasts a life time.