Friday, March 24, 2017

FREE STEM Fair for girls!!

GirlSpring is offering a FREE STEM Fair on April 15 for middle and high school girls. We'll have representatives from the fields of medicine, aerospace engineering, veterinary medicine, nutrition, technology, and more. 

Click this LINK for more information!


Thursday, February 16, 2017

ROAD TO COLLEGE

Road to College

Monday, February 27th
6:00 p.m.
Homewood Public Library
No registration is required; this is a free event

* The program is geared towards students and their parents who are looking for insight into the college application process.

* An admission counselor from a local university will give a presentation on some helpful hints that will keep students and parents on the right path while applying to college.  The counselor will explain when to apply, how many times to take the ACT, how to secure financial aid, and what to do after the college application has been submitted.

* Admission counselors from other universities and colleges will be on hand to answer specific school-related questions. Schools include Alabama, Auburn, Jeff State Community College, Troy University, UAB, Montevallo, Samford, Birmingham-Southern, and more.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) - residential summer high school program

This month-long COURSE is one of a very small number of programs in the nation that offers a full year’s high school science credit for those students attending.  The Alabama State Department of Education has reviewed the course standards of the Discovery Hall Programs' Marine Science Course, and Alabama students can take the course for the third or fourth science elective required for graduation. Out-of-state schools are encouraged to provide course credit toward a standard or advanced high school diploma. We would love to have participants from Homewood!  Find more detailed information about this program, as well as our summer camps, here.

http://www.disl.org/educational-programs/onsite-programs-k-12/summer-programs/ 



Contact Information:
Greg Graeber, M.Ed. 
Marine Educator III
Discovery Hall Programs
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-2141 ext. 7566
www.disl.org
ggraeber@disl.org

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Free glaciology and marine programs for girls seek applications

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through Jan. 31 for free summer science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska and Washington for girls ages 16 to 17.

For more information, and to learn about the application process, go to https://www.inspiringgirls.org.

Related article:  http://news.uaf.edu/free-glaciology-and-marine-programs-for-girls-seeks-applications/ .