Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is hosting an Open House on May 20th, Reserve your spot today at 1800-444-1440 or register at www.pia.edu. If you'd like a career in the Aeronautics industry, this is a must see!
SERVICE ACADEMY INFORMATION DAY
SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017, 8:30 AM
Attending a United States Service Academy and serving our nation in the armed forces is a selfless and noble pursuit. Many of the students living in the 18th Congressional District have identified this goal and have endeavored through their academic career to make it a reality. To assist these students, Congressman Murphy is hosting a United States Service Academy Information Day at 8:30 AM on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Upper St. Clair High School.
Upper St. Clair High School is located at 1840 McLaughlin Run Road in Upper St. Clair, and the event is open for all high school juniors entering their senior year for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. Present at the event will be representatives and alumni from each Academy. These academies include the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Coast Guard Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Congressman Tim Murphy will give opening remarks followed by presentations from each of the academy representatives. Following these presentations, there will be two breakout sessions for the students where they will spend additional time with specific academies they are interested in attending.
The schedule of events is as follows:
8:00 a.m. Doors Open
8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:45 a.m. Service Academy Presentations
10:30 a.m. Breakout Session 1
10:50 a.m. Breakout Session 2
11:15 a.m. Conclude
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Roxanne Buckels in Tim Murphy's office at 412-344-5583, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important information about applying to Pitt
As many of the students you advise wrap up their junior year and start looking ahead to the college application process, we want to let you know about the timeline for applying to Pitt:
Wildlife Leadership Academy Seeks Motivated Teachers to be Summer Field School Youth Mentors
The Wildlife Leadership Academy has opened its application process for Adult Mentor positions at its wildlife/fisheries focused summer field schools; motivated teachers are encouraged to apply. Adult mentors learn alongside Academy students, serving as the primary mentors for the participating youth throughout the 5-day residential summer field schools. Positions are available at select 2017 field schools, which will focus on white-tailed deer, bass, brook trout, ruffed grouse, and turkey. Applications are now available online at http://wildlifeleadershipacademy.org/adult-mentor-application/. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.
Spaces are available for female adult mentors at the Bucktails field school (June 12-17)
Spaces are available for male adult mentors at the Brookies field school (July 17-22)
Professional development benefits to teachers and other interested adults include the opportunity to improve skills through hands on training in plant ID, wildlife/fisheries conservation and ecosystem management; network with top conservation professionals, and earn act 48 credits (40) or 3 graduate level college credits through Cedar Crest College. Adult applicants should have a demonstrated interest in youth education and in wildlife and/or fisheries conservation. Individuals must be age 21 and over.
Adult Mentor Claire Orner described the experience as well thought-out. She said, the Wildlife Leadership Academy, “is welcoming and fun; challenging with the ability to stretch each participant to grow; inspiring with dedicated instructors and staff to ensure success and growth; and supportive as they set up collaborative networking and professional development for both adult and youth participants.“
The mission of the Wildlife Leadership Academy is to engage and empower high school age youth to become Conservation Ambassadors to ensure a sustained wildlife, fisheries and natural resource legacy for future generations. The Academy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a cooperative initiative involving state agencies and conservation organizations.
For more information, contact Program Coordinator, Katie Cassidy email@example.com or (570)939-5109. You can also connect with the Academy online at www.wildlifeleadershipacademy.org or Facebook (facebook.com/wildlifeleadershipacademy).
if you are considering college after high school or are unsure of your goals, it is highly advised that you take the SAT May 6th here at Baldwin High School.
The registration deadline is this Saturday. If you receive free/reduced lunch, please see your counselor for a fee waiver.
If you have any questions or need to register here at school, please come to the guidance suite for help. This is a great opportunity to prepare for the next step after high school and is highly encouraged for the majority of juniors to take one time.
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