MHASD Advanced Learning News
Black History Month
Do you know who the first black lawyer in the US was? What about the first self-made millionaire? Do you know about the scientist who derived over 100 notable products from the peanut? Check out this link for more information on these people influenced our history! Inventors are always seeking ways to improve our world and the inventors we learn about in this link have made quite an impact on things that help us in our every day lives! A few ideas on why it is important to celebrate Black History Month are included in this link as well as some great ways to celebrate and learn with your children at home.
Badger PreCollege Online Courses for Grades 1-12- REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Badger Precollege is pleased to offer engaging summer online courses to students in grades 1-12. Each live online course meets for one to two weeks and includes high-quality educational and social content to help prepare students for the college experience — all backed by the academic reputation of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Classes are offered synchronously, meaning that students are together in the same virtual classroom at the same time. Along with synchronous instruction, courses include homework to be completed outside of class. These courses are offered at various times throughout the summer. To learn more, follow this link for details about how to apply, scholarships, and more.
Registration is NOW open for all programs!
Summer Music Clinics- Badger Pre-College Options
Contact Mr. Janssen if you are interested in attending as he may have more information about scholarship funds available for these clinics!
Scholarships for Summer Activities
Camp Invention Mt. Horeb
We will be looking for high school age Leadership Interns (students who have completed 9th grade and up)- this volunteer opportunity can earn up to 40 silver cord hours!
MHASD Advanced Learning Webpage
For more information about programming and helpful links/resources check out the advanced learning webpage.https://www.mounthorebschools.org/district/advanced-learning.cfm
Social Emotional Needs, resources for parents
An excellent resource for families of gifted students is SENG. Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted is an organization that provides support through resources, articles, webinars, connections to mental health professionals, parent groups, online support groups and more. Kids who are gifted can often deal with unique issues including perfectionism, underachievement, anxiety, intensities, difficulty connecting to age group peers because of different interests or abilities, concerns with identity or fitting in. SENG offers resources and support to help navigate these concerns.
Another resource for parents is the NAGC- National Association for Gifted Children.