Carter G. Leadership Lecture Series

The Carter G. Leadership Lecture Series is hosted by Green Run High School’s Golden Fold Mentorship Program. The February 27th  event entitled Lessons from History, connects with Black History Month, will host three captivating speakers who will illustrate lessons learned from their personal lives and the history that has impacted their lives. Our speakers include Panama born Robert Jamison (VBCPS) who discusses struggles experienced in his country, life in America, and his personal struggles to achieve success. Robert’s message is followed by Rev. Fred Showers, whose life was impacted by America’s Civil Right Struggle and his calling to serve people. Our final speaker is Dr. Maurice Carter from Longwood University’s Call Me Mister program helps minority males to become educational leaders. for more information.

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Mandatory GEM Meeting Rescheduled for Feb. 20th

This is a  mandatory GEM for gifted scholars in grades 6-8. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 20th in Commons 2 during BFQ. The focus of this meeting will be “Destination Graduation”. The site offers students and families grade-level specific information. At the early grades, an emphasis is placed on reading and mathematics as foundational skills for academic success and, therefore, you will find more information and tips related to these areas.

Virginia Beach Branch of AAUW STEM 4 Girls Conference.

This will be a daylong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career conference designed to attract girls in sixth through eighth grade to these fields and to inform families about STEM education and careers.  There will be hands-on workshops where you can choose to experience the joys of discovery in the areas such as how to clean water, etc.etc.

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