LYNX Newsletter

September 2023, Volume 6, Number 1

Welcome to LYNX Year 7!

LYNX -- Linking Youth to New eXperiences -- launched in September 2017 when the new Frederick High School opened. As we kick off LYNX Year 7, we invite you to review the video linked below to hear students' voices about what LYNX means to them. Looking forward to another great year!
FHS LYNX Partnerships

Upcoming LYNX Experiences: August/September

Aug 31: Careers in Child Development and Environmental Science Education (at FHS)

Sept 7: Your Financial Future with First United Bank - Part I (at FHS)

Sept 8: CPR Child and Infant - Part I (at FHS)

Sept 12: Networking with Professionals - Key City Rotary (at FHS)

Sept 13: Careers as a Pilot (off campus)

Sept 14: Careers in Architecture (at FHS)

Sept 15: CPR Child and Infant - Part II (at FHS)

Sept 18: Hero Dogs - Careers with Service Dogs (at FHS)

Sept 19: Careers in Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy (at FHS)

Sept 19: Careers in Teaching and Trip to Shepherd University (off campus)

Sept 20: Careers in Barbering & Cosmetology - The Temple: A Paul Mitchell School (off campus)

Sept 20: Careers in Construction and Contracting (off campus)

Sept 26: iXplore Entrepreneurship (at FHS)

Sept 27: US Army Careers (at FHS)

Sept 28: Careers in Child Development and Environmental Science Education (off campus)

Sept 29: Your Financial Future with First United Bank - Part II (at FHS)

Sept 29: Waterford Park Environmental Walk (off campus)

Block 5 Opportunity: FCC ACCE 101 "College Success Tools"

FHS students have the opportunity to earn 1 credit from Frederick Community College by taking ACCE 101 - “College Success Tools” at FHS!

LYNX Advocate and FCC adjunct professor Ms. Beth Sands will offer this 5-week course (10 class sessions) for 1 FCC credit in the FHS media center computer lab on Tuesdays/Thursdays @ 2:20-3:40 pm during block 5. Class dates are:

October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 31

November 2

  • This opportunity is open to FHS students in grades 9-12.

  • There is no cost to the student.

  • Maximum number of students per 5-week session = 20

  • Students may participate in LYNX supper after class from 3:45-4:15 pm.

  • Bus transportation is available at 4:15 pm for enrolled students who are eligible for FCPS bus service.

Interested students should pick up a form from Ms. Moshier, LYNX Secretary in the AP Office.

Registration will close on Friday, September 15. There are only 20 seats available per 5-week session, so seats will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. We anticipate this class will fill quickly, so please turn in your form to Ms. Moshier ASAP.

Questions about the course description below and how to enroll? Please email Ms. Sands: or visit her in the LYNX office (312) to discuss.

Learning Lab in the FHS Media Center!

When? Daily from 2:20-3:40 pm

All FHS students have the option to sign up for the Learning Lab using the "study lounge" posted in the FHS LYNX 2023-24 Schoology group.

Students must sign up by 1:15 pm on the day they plan to attend.

  • Students must enter the media center by 2:30 pm.
  • LYNX staff will assign seating.
  • Students must work on class assignments or assessments until 3:40 pm.

The media center closes at the 3:40 pm bell.

All students report to the cafeteria for supper and bus service.

Students may sign out before 3:40 pm if they are car riders/walkers.