MC2 STEM High School
Family Weekly Notes: 12/10/2018
OUR MISSION: INNOVATING EDUCATION TO ENGAGE & ENRICH STUDENTS
“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.”
- Gloria Steinem
MC2 STEM High School Communication
Countdown to Winter Break
Testing time can be overwhelming and students and teachers alike have begun counting down the days until winter break. Many students have asked what dates we are actually on break, so here is a reminder.
December 24th – January 11th – Winter break for STUDENTS (return to school – Monday, January 14th)
January 7 – January 11th – Winter Professional Development for TEACHERS
We have 2 more weeks of school! Let’s make them productive ones!
Bank of America Student Leader Program for Grades 11 and 12
Student Leaders® recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities better.
As a Student Leader, you will:
* Work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for eight weeks
* Attend the week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
* Develop leadership and career skills
* Connect with like-minded students from your own community and across the country
Apply from November 11, 2018 to February 1, 2019
Visit bankofamerica.com/studentleaders for additional information.
Stop the Hate Essay Contest
ESSAY WRITING CONTEST FOR 6-12TH GRADERS
ENTRIES ACCEPTED NOW
Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out is an essay writing contest designed to create an appreciation and understanding among people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. By challenging young people to consider the benefits of a more inclusive society, the consequences of intolerance and the role of personal responsibility in effecting change, the contest also reflects Jewish values of responsible citizenship and respect for all humanity. Now in it's 11th year, the contest is as timely as ever.
Each year, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage gives out $100,000 in scholarships, awards and anti-bias education in recognition of 6-12th grade upstanders in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, L