Curiosity, Confidence, Challenge! – a statewide science, technology, engineering and math conference for middle school girls – will be held at Sycamore School, 1750 W. 64th St. in Indianapolis, on Saturday, March 8 from 8:30-3:00. The event is designed to heighten girls’ interest in scientific careers and help them select high school courses that will lead to success in college. The conference features a series of small group workshops led by women whose professions include architecture, biology, mechanical engineering, computer programming, veterinary medicine, and many more! Registrants will select four workshop preferences from a list of 27 disciplines. The conference will also feature two special science-related assemblies for all attendees: Animal Adaptions and Good Vibrations-Sound Science.
Although parents may not attend the workshops with their daughters, they are encouraged to attend a free parent forum from 2:00-3:00 in the theater at Sycamore School. Carlabeth Mathias, Mathia Counseling and Consulting, will present Confident Girls: Building Friendships and Handling Conflicts.
The event is open to any girl in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. The cost to attend is $35, which includes lunch. Register online now or print the registration form to submit by mail. Registration is limited to 400 girls and must be received by Feb. 28, 2014.
Join 3rd-6th graders from across Central Indiana in April for a night of competition and fun! The event will last from 4:30 to approximately 7:30 in Sycamore School’s cafeteria, auditorium and gym. Sycamore is located at 1750 W. 64th St. in Indianapolis.
DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED IN EARLY MARCH, 2014
Tentative Schedule of Events
4:00-4:30 – Registration (In Gym)
4:30-4:50 – Speed Round 1 (Skill Contest)
4:55-5:15 – Speed Round 2 (Problem Solving Contest)
5:20-5:40 – Accuracy Round
5:40-6:20 – Dinner (We will be ordering pizza)
6:20-7:00 – Team Competition
7:00-7:30 – Awards
The spring fundraiser for Sycamore School WHEN: May 9, 2014
Grade by grade, students, staff members, and families will take steps around the athletic track to help raise money to support the school’s mission of educating gifted learner.
Steps for Sycamore Jog-A-Thon is an important school wide fundraiser. Last year’s fundraising total was more than $80,000. The funds raised will go towards field trips, guest speakers, technology, and more. You are supporting the enriched education the school strives to provide our children. Join us in celebrating more than 26 years of educating Indiana’s next generation of leaders.
This fundraiser provides an exciting physical activity for our students and gives businesses, families, friends, and supporters an opportunity to get involved.
Sycamore’s Jog-a-thon is an important way to help generate funds to continue to fully develop a most precious resource, our children.