Friday, September 22

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Mentoring Day at the Kentucky Science Center with SPOG

Mentoring Day at the Kentucky Science Center with SPOG What: Science Fair Project Mentoring This is free mentoring workshop available to any student participating in a science fair for 2015-2016. Graduate students from the Science Policy and Outreach Group at UofL, in a variety of fields, are available to help with topics such as: experimental design, technical questions, research questions, data collecting, presentation preparation/practice, …

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Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation Creative Writing Contest

Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation Creative Writing Contest Subject: What do elves do on their day off? The Jeffersonville Parks and Recreation Department is seeking young writers for the 2015 Christmas Creative Writing Contest. Winners will receive a 2016 Season Pass to the Jeffersonville Aquatic Center. Contest Details: The will be one winner from each division, 3 winners total. Kindergarten through …

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Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 40 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.  Got to https://hourofcode.com/us.  

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Midwest Talent Search Information. Registration Open.

Registration for testing dates for the Midwest Academic Talent Search, which is conducted by the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University, is now open.  Students in third-grade through sixth-grade may take a special version of the ACT called the EXPLORE. Students in sixth-grade may opt to take the EXPLORE, ACT, and/or SAT. Students in seventh- through eighth-grade may take the …

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program application is about to launch.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation seeks high-achieving high school seniors with financial need for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation. Selected students receive college planning support, ongoing advising, and up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate institution. If you know students who stand out for their exceptional academic abilities and achievements, …

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2015 IAG Conference Registration Opens Tuesday, September 8th

The next IAG Conference will be held December 2015 at the Indianapolis Downtown Marriott. In an effort to inspire transformative thinking, IAG is offering conference participants the opportunity to dive deep into a topic of interest at the conference by providing 2-hour workshops each morning. Participants will select one ticketed 2-hour workshop on Monday and Tuesday morning and still have …

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Dec. 29 and Dec. 30 Ivy Tech Kids’ College Winter Enrichment Program

Ivy Tech is tentatively scheduling  Dec. 29 and Dec. 30 for kids’ enrichment classes in health sciences, art, computer robotics, science, journalism, and criminal justice. For more information, contact Ron Shoemaker at 812-246-3301, ext. 4202 or go to https://www.ivytech.edu/sellersburg/kidscollege/  closer to those dates.

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