International Baccalaureate science students met with Dr. Nippe, a chemistry professor, and 2 of his graduate students. They learned about infrared spectroscopy, were able to build molecules and generate simulated IR spectroscopy data, and then contextualized the concept in regards to the measurement of greenhouse gases. We will be continuing our partnership with the A&M …Continue reading "IB Science Students Learn with TAMU Chemistry Department"
Listed below are the dates for the upcoming SAT and ACT. Visit the website for registration deadlines. Students who qualify for Free/Reduced lunch need to see their counselor for a fee waiver! SAT Test Dates – https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines December 2, 2017 March 10, 2017 May 5, 2017 June 2, 2017 ACT Test Dates – http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html December 9, 2017 …Continue reading "SAT & ACT Test Dates"
The link below is a great resource for parents from the National Association for Gifted Children. These brochures are a guide to help parents identify gifted traits and provides suggestions on how to support a gifted child at home. NAGC Parent Brochure – English NAGC Parent Brochure – SpanishContinue reading "Helping Your Gifted Child"
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid opened on October 1, 2017. It is a benefit to the student to submit this application as soon as possible. If parents or students need guidance to complete the FAFSA contact your campus GO Center for helpful resources. Click here to access the FAFSA website.Continue reading "College Financial Aid Application for 2018-2019"
If you are looking for help making a college “road map”, College Board has created a website to help students and parents make their own road map to college. The website also has parent advice based on the student’s grade level. Click here to see more!Continue reading "Road Map to College"
Students from Stephen F. Austin Middle School attended a scholarship presentation at Rudder theater. Fred Gregory, decorated Vietnam veteran, shuttle astronaut, and former NASA deputy administrator made the presentation to two Aggies, and then shared his life experiences with the audience.Continue reading "SFA Students Learn from Fred Gregory"
Explore students visited the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Prior to the trip, students engaged in lessons about planets and how astronauts survive in space. Once they arrived at the Space Center, students were able to maneuver robots simulating the Mars Rover and they tested gravity on several planets by lifting weights. Next, they boarded …Continue reading "Explore Academy heads to NASA!"
If your student took the PSAT in October the score reports will be available in December on the College Board website. For more information click here.Continue reading "PSAT Scores Arrive in December!"