Black Rocket April 21, 2018
Black Rocket programs offered through Montgomery College provide unique enrichment and educational offerings to children and young adults in Creative Sciences, Digital Arts, and Leadership. Each course emphasizes self-empowerment, cognitive reasoning, and divergent thinking through hands-on learning. The program on April 21st is designed for students in grades 3 – 6 and costs $95 per student. The day’s courses include Robotics 101, New! Advanced Robotics, Code Breaking, Digital Animation, Minecraft Engineering, Minecraft World Builder, and Video Game design. A limited number of scholarships are available.
Outdoor Education Parent Meeting
Dear Sixth Grade Parents and Guardians, The Sixth Grade Parent/Guardian Outdoor Education Program will be held in the lunchroom here at Hoover Middle School from 6:30 p.m. to 7 :30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. (snow date Feb. 1, 2018) Sixth grade parents/guardians should make every effort to attend this meeting as important program information will be shared, including the academic program goals, packing list and procedures, the schedule, forms and the process for chaperoning. Additionally, our school nurse, Amy Fass RN will explain the medical forms and procedures. Sixth grade students in Ms. Ahmed’s and Mr. Calvert’s classes will attend Outdoor Ed from Monday, April 30 to Wednesday, May 2. Sixth grade Students in Mrs. Weiskopf’s classes will attend Outdoor Ed from Wednesday, May 2 to Friday, May 4. All students will attend Outdoor Ed at Summit Lake and experience an identical program. Parent and Guardian chaperones play a critical part in the success of our Outdoor Ed Program. Please consider joining us for a marvelous learning adventure in the mountains of beautiful northern Maryland. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact Michael Calvert, Outdoor Education Program Coordinator by email at Michael_Calvert@MCPSMD.org