November 2021, Volume 4, Number 3
LYNX Scholars Explore Higher Education Opportunities!
Frederick Community College (FCC)
STUDENTS: SIGN UP FOR LYNX EXPERIENCES!
Eager to explore college and career opportunities? Excited to connect with professionals from local businesses and community organizations? Sign up for LYNX experiences using the October and November LYNX experience calendars, posted in the LYNX Schoology group for students on the Student Resource Choice Board!
Nov 2: Scholarship Meeting (at FHS, 12th graders only)
Nov 3: Careers in Forensic Science (at FHS)
Nov 4: Careers in World Languages and Museum Curation - Part II (off-campus experience)
Nov 8: Careers in Community Theater with Way Off Broadway (at FHS)
Nov 9: College and Professional Sports Q&A with Rob Havenstein, LA Rams (at FHS)
Nov 10: Careers in Civil, Structural & Specialty Engineering - ADTEK (at FHS)
Nov 11: Surelocked In Escape Rooms - Using Critical Thinking Skills (off-campus experience)
Nov 12: Towson University Visit (off-campus experience, 11th/12th graders only)
Nov 16: Careers in Photography - Lidia Miller (at FHS)
Nov 16: Hood College Visit (off-campus experience)
Nov 17: Careers in Veterinary Medicine & Animal Care (at FHS)
Nov 17: FCC College Tour (off-campus experience)
Nov 18: Beyond a Bachelor's Degree: Graduate School FAQs (at FHS)
Nov 18: Careers in Fashion Design (off-campus experience)
Nov 19: Visual Arts Career Opportunities - The Delaplaine (off-campus experience)
Dec 1: Academy for the Fine Arts (AFA) Information Session (at FHS)
Dec 2: Careers in Hospitality (at FHS)
Dec 2: Visual Arts Career Virtual Round Table - The Delaplaine Part II (at FHS)
Dec 3: Xplore Series Session 2 (at FHS)
Dec 3: Careers in Auto Mechanics & Auto Body Repair - Sheehy Ford (off-campus experience)
Dec 7: TransIT Bus System and the Restaurant Business (off-campus experience)
Dec 8: Careers in Education and Child Development Roundtable (at FHS)
Dec 8: Mock Interviews (select 12th grade English classes)
Dec 9: Careers in Computer Science - Secure Software Development (off-campus experience)
Dec 10: Equity in Computer Science (at FHS)
Dec 13: Careers using American Sign Language (at FHS)
Dec 14: Madison Fields Farm (Learning for Life, off-campus experience)
Dec 14: EL Presentation on Finance (at FHS)
Dec 14: Careers in Finance, Investing, and Financial Planning (at FHS)
Dec 16: Careers in Computer Science - Data Access Control (off-campus experience)
Dec 17: Careers in Emergency Response - Tour of Fire Station (off-campus experience)
Dec 17: Careers in Nursing, Medicine, and Mental Health Care (at FHS)
LYNX Scholars Engage in Hands-On Learning!
LYNX Advocacy: College Rep Visits, Soft Skills, LYNX Experiences, and More!
LYNX Advocacy -- Block 2.5 -- at FHS
LYNX scholars explored careers in movie and video production with producer and director Salyer McLaughlin of Big Picture Media, who discussed the different roles in video production and encouraged our scholars to "focus on telling a story."
LYNX Scholars in Advocacy 3 (11th and 12th grade) were introduced to the opportunities at Penn State during a "rep" visit at FHS hosted by our Student Services Department!
10th Grade Soft Skills Series
Over 20 partners from local businesses discussed "Giving Back to Your Community" with 10th graders in October, including Kara Fritz and Jasmin Parks from Frederick County Workforce Services.
In-Person Learning Lab in the FHS Media Center!
When? Daily from 2:20-3:40 pm
Students must sign up by 1:15 p.m. 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.
All students can access "TutorMe" 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
SAT/ACT Prep with Mrs. Ptak in Classroom 214!
When? Mondays from 2:20-3:40 pm
Students must sign up by 1:15 p.m. on the day they plan to attend SAT prep with Mrs. Ptak.