Volume #1, Issue #1


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Student Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 10th, 2:15-3:30pm

1355 Cox Mill Road

Concord, NC

Come to the AOIT room to meet right after school. 2nd floor of CMHS.

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Current Students: Want to Stay in Touch? Sign up for Remind!


(text to phone #81010)

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Alumni Students: Want to Stay in Touch? Sign Up For Remind!


(text phone # 81010)

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Industry in Action: Vanguard Group

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Apply NOW for the Bank of America Internship Program 2019 (Due 2/1/19)

Coming Soon.......

Future Ready Fab Lab 2019 - Interview process information coming soon! Check with Holly Harris for more details.

28th Annual Microsoft Minority Student Day

Friday, March 15th, 9am-1pm

1355 Cox Mill Road

Concord, NC

Register HERE:

Requirements: Video/Essay Contest – This year each student is required to submit a video/essay to participate in the program. Winning submissions will be recognized at Minority Student Day and will win prizes. The essay topic will be shared at a later date.

  • Essays must be original and individual content. Information cannot be copied or plagiarized from public websites or fellow students.
  • Video can be submitted by an individual or group of 3-5 students. Information cannot be copied or plagiarized from public websites or fellow students.
  • Essays/videos must contain information that answers the full topic
  • Essays must contain correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Essays must be 2 pages typed and double spaced on 8 ½ by 11 white paper.
  • Essays/videos must include a title page with the student’s name, the counselor’s name and email address, and school name.
  • Essays/videos must be reviewed by the school counselors. (Not applicable for college students)
  • Essays/videos must be creative

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AOIT Trip to DC (10th, 11th, & 12th Graders Only)

Sunday, March 10th, 6am-9pm

Washington, DC, USA

Washington, DC

  • Pre-Register here:
  • The cost of this trip is still being developed, but a high estimate from our advisory board is $550.
  • We are looking to finalize our list! In hopes to fill our bus and keep cost down, we are opening this trip up to AoIT 10th, 11th and 12th graders! This will be filled on a first come - first pay - first serve basis.
  • High level overview (This is still in draft as we are continuing to confirm the trip logistics):

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Leave Concord and arrive in Washington, DC – a video is being sent by the FBI for students to view prior to their arrival

View Cherry Blossoms around the tidal basin and walk around the Mall (Smithsonian) – you may be able to get tickets through our Congressman’s office to go up the Washington Monument for all of the students

Monday, March 11, 2019

Arrive at J Edgar Hoover Building and go through Security


FBI Experience Tour:


2 Guest Speakers – an analyst and an executive


Lunch & QA at FBI HQ


Potential second field trip to The Aerospace Corporation at the Crystal City Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) modeling and simulation lab

Rotate groups of 10 for a 20 minute demo each. While not watching the demo, students can eat at local fast casual restaurants in the area or hang out in the courtyard area in front of the lab (there are a lot of Adirondack chairs around tables and a fountain).

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tour of Langley (TBD)


Leave DC area for Concord

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Join us here as the Advisory Board combines with the school's AOIT team in order to pass along important, relevant information for parents, students, and community members. Stay tuned for information and let us know if you would like to submit an announcement for the newsletter.

AOIT Advisory Board

Sandy Maroney, Chair: