KP Student Connection 3-9-15

A Newsletter from Principal Wright

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School Spring Fundraiser

KP Students,

I do hope you will help support our spring fundraiser and sell at least 1 Butter Braid. If you sell 4 or more you'll be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon or iTunes gift card (your choice).

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Biomedical Engineering Discovery Program

Are you between the ages of 13 and 16? Are you interested in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM)? Do you enjoy building things and working with your hands? Are you interested in taking your budding curiosity to the next level? If yes, then join a Biomedical Engineering Discovery Program on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UConn Health in Farmington (drop off/pickup at Hospital Entrance).

Guided by current health professions students and educators, and you will explore career pathways into engineering & health professions, including a hands-on exploration of engineering by building a hydraulic arm. In addition, you will learn about BME application in healthcare as well as different health career pathways. The cost of attendance is $59, and each student will be provided with a light breakfast snack, lunch, and a hydraulic arm kit (valued at $30+) to take home.

Space is limited so talk to your parents/guardians to register ASAP at . This program is sponsored by the Connecticut Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Network at UConn Health. Questions, please contact Nancy Wong at or call Patti Anderson at 860-679-4659.

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