Weekly Update 11/26

Academy-Wide Announcements   Community Service Opportunities:  -9th Grade Advisory Academy Recruitment: On December 4th and 5th all academies will be in the library all day to lead an academy scavenger hunt for each 9th grade advisory to come in and learn all about the life of the academies to help them consider joining our academy families next year! We are…

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Robotics First Tech Competition Volunteer Opportunity

Our robotics team is hosting a regional robotics tournament on December 16th. We are expecting a large number of students from across the region to attend-we’ll need a lot of student volunteer support to ensure the event is a success. We’ll need help setting up the evening before—December 15th and all day on December 16th.  This…

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DC HAPP Pre-College Medical Program Applications Open

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Office of Diversity and Inclusion is now recruiting for the 9th DC Health and Academic Prep (DC HAPP) cohort. We are very excited to share this year’s DC HAPP 2024 application with you and encourage your students to apply. This year, we are moving back to our…

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Weekly Update 11/12- 11/19

Academy-Wide Announcements Mentor/Mentee Mixer on Tuesday, November 21st:  For our students who have been matched up with peer mentors, and for our students serving as mentors, come join us Tuesday at lunch in the library for a bunch of desserts, discussion, and a few board games. We want to check in on how the year…

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UVA Mini-Medical School Day

The UVA Medical Student cohort at Inova is hosting a mini medical school to introduce high school seniors to the medical student experience and specialized professions.   This is only open to high school students, 9th thru 12th grade. Registration is filling quickly.

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Architecture Field trip to Morgan State University

On November 15th a fieldtrip to the first and second level engineering students to meet with an architecture firm who designed Tyler Hall— the new state-of-the-art building on Morgan State Universities’ campus. Students will also get to tour the engineering and architectural college at Morgan State University and learn about what a major in this field looks like.…

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Weekly Update Nov. 5th – 12th

Jackson-Reed STEM Students, Parents and Teachers, Here’s what is happening this week at Jackson-Reed:   Upcoming events and programs Fieldtrip to FBI Headquarters on November 13th: Spots are currently filled for this fieldtrip, but we are so excited to take our first-level biomedical students to tour the headquarters of the FBI building here in Washington…

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Weekly Update 10/30-11/5

Annual Blood Drive This Thursday (November 9th) is the big day!!! If you already registered to donate blood, THANK YOU!  Please read the next steps below: You should have received a follow-up email from our student organizer, Safya Biswal, with your confirmed time and an attached consent form—which must be filled out and submitted in…

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Save the Date! Engineering Expo on December 6th

The Annual Engineering Expo Extravaganza will be on December 6th from 6-8pm.  Come see our engineering students showcase their current class projects in this evening event where we welcome judges and community partners in the field of engineering to come judge and give feedback to our young engineers. For the second half of the evening,…

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Fieldtrip to FBI Headequarters on November 13th

Spots are currently filled for this fieldtrip! We are excited to take our first-level students to tour the headquarters of the FBI building here in Washington DC—students will learn about forensics, cybersecurity, casework, and the variety of jobs within the FBI.

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