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College visitation days will count as absences, but will not count against semester test exemption. No more than two college visits will be approved, per senior, without the absences counting against semester test exemption. College visits are for individual seniors to attend the campus with their parent in order to help them make their college choice. Groups wanting to attend together will not be approved.
2013 Summer Academies in Math, Science and Technology - Please visit www.okhighered.org/summer-academies for a complete listing of summer academies offered to middle school, junior high, and high school students. These summer academies will be held at 21 different Oklahoma colleges and universities. If you are unable to access the Internet, students, parents, or teachers may call 1-800-858-1840 for information to be mailed. Please APPLY EARLY. iNFORMATION TO APPLY IS FOUND UNDER EACH ACADEMY.
OKLAHOMA STATE REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION - PRECOLLEGIATE PROGRAMS - UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA - ACADEMIES SUMMER 2013
Design and Build Environment: Collaborate, Create, Construct. Available to Rising 9th-10th graders. Camps is June 16-21, 2013. Study at the Univ of Oklahoma's College of Architecture. Through incorporating all five disciplines - Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Science, Landscape Architecture and Regional City Planning - the academy will introduce students to an interdisciplinary study of the built environment not readily available in school.
All Systems Go!: Innovating Engineering Systems for the Future. Available to rising 9th-10th graders. Camps is June 23-28, 2013. The Systems Engineering Academy will introduce students to the relatively new engineering discipline of systems engineering. Participants will study health care systems, aircraft systems, and even collegiate sporting events. Students spend time in a working research laboratory on the OU campus. Hands-on activities include computer aided design, rapid prototyping, systems measurement and analysis, and systems modeling and simulation.
Starship: Imagination. Available to rising 8th graders. Camp dates: June 23-28, 2013. Experience the wonders of the universe through a series of hands-on learning. The combination of classroom instruction, field experiences, and flight time in Piper Warrior III aircrafts will offer students an experience that cannot be duplicated. Subject areas such as astronomy, physics, space exploration, aeronautics, and astronautics will be woven together to ignaite the imagination and inspire each student to reach for the stars. Classes will be held at OU's Sooner Flight Academy, located at Max Westheimer Airport in Norman.
THE OKLAHOMA MESONET PRESENTS-METEOROLOGY: Atmosphere to Zulu - Available to rising 9th-10th graders. Camp is Jul 14-19, 2013. Attend classes in the National Weather Center surrounded by top research scientist and operational meterologists and learn about atmospheric interactions from fronts to thunderstorm development, how data are collected from instrumentation, hot to analyze weather maps, and how to interpret forecast discussions. Students will be exposed to meterology careers including: operational forecasters at NOAA's Storm Prediction Center and the National Weather Service's Norman Forecast office; field reserachers who operate mobile radars; and local television broadcasters.
Stem to Store Academy: The Chemistry of Medicine. Available to rising 11th-12th graders. Camp is Jul 21-16, 2013. The STEM to Store Summer Academy incorporates the study of Chemistry, Botany, Mathematics, Medicine, History, Sociology and Native American Studies. Participants will study the medically relevant ingredients in Echinacrea herbal medicine. Students spend time in a working research lab on the OU Campus.
FOR ALL THE ABOVE OU PRECOLLEGIATE PROGRAMS,: 1. applications may be picked up in Mrs. Stephens' office. 2. Two letters of recommendation are required. One recommendation must be from a math or science teacher, principal or school counselor. One recommendation must be from someone other than a family member (e.g. coach, scout leader, church member). Recommendation forms can be found at http://youth.ou.edu. 3. A 250-500 word essay must be included with the application. Please answer the following questions: Why do you wamnt to attend the summer academy at OU? How will your academy experience benefit you now and later in life: How will your academy experience benefit other people? POSTMARK APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 22, 2013. Written notification on the status of application will be mailed no later than May 7, 2013. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if space is available. Costs: All expenses, including housing, meals, supplies and books will be provided to each academy student. Travel expenses to and from the academy location and incidental personal expenditures are the responsibility of the academy student.
Washington University in St. Louis - High School Summer Experiences. High School Summer Scholars Program - Session A (5 weeks) June 9-Jul 13, and Session B (5 weeks) July 14-Aug 16. Fee is $6,985 per session. Courses include forien languages, humantities, math and science, social sciences, pre-medicine, pre-business, and English. Students will earn up to 7 units of college credit that will transfer to most accredited colleges and universities. For more information, visit www.summerexperiences.wustl.edu. or contact: email@example.com. (866) 209-0691.