Guided Discovery MAY News

4th Quarter Birthday Celebrations - bring treats!

6th & 7th graders;

We will be celebrating the kids who's birthdays fall on this last quarter of the school year on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

The students have signed up to bring items, please ask them what they signed up to bring.

"A" day GD will celebrate on Tuesday 5/17

"B" day GD will celebrate on Wednesday 5/18

8th graders;

The 8th graders are having testing on the last days of school so, we have to have their party on this Friday and following Monday. We did not get a change to have them sign up for anything, so, just have your kids bring something they'd like to share. We have plenty of plates. Students can bring sweet and/or salty treats, drinks, napkins, cups.

"A" day GD will celebrate on Friday 5/13

"B" day GD will celebrate on Monday 5/16

Summer Camps for Middle Schoolers

The University of Kansas Center for STEM Learning is doing summer enrichment camps for middle school students in June and July. Students entering sixth grade through students leaving eighth grade are invited to enjoy a week of fun and advanced learning. Each camp take place on the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. For more information and a list of camps, go to

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Science City - Summer camps

Science City summer camp sparks interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning through interactive, challenging and FUN activities! Science City summer camp provides a fun, hands-on environment to explore exciting STEAM topics for kids ages 6-12. Each week, campers engage in programs that teach life science, physical science, art and innovation!

Topics by week:

June 6-10 - Sports Science
June 13-17 - Rockin' Robots
June 20-24 - Make. Create. Innovate
June 27 - July 1 - Find a Solution
July 11-15 - Super Science
July 25-29 - Science of Games
August 1-5 - Nuts, Bolts and Robots
August 8-12 - WAVE-ing Bye

For more information and to enroll,

Summer 2016 Workshop - June 8 - 10

The GROW Summer Workshop is a three-day program held on the K-State Manhattan campus. This workshop is designed to encourage and inspire middle school girls to pursue a future in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and pre-health professions. Participants will stay in the residence halls during the workshop and have the opportunity to meet other girls who are also interested in a future in STEM fields.

This event is intended for students who have completed the fifth, sixth, or seventh grade in May 2016. Students are welcome as individuals, or as members of a school or community organization.

BVPAGE is again partnering with the Blue Valley School District

to offer robotics camps for students who have finished grades 2-7.

All proceeds from the camps will again be used for grants

to the district gifted classrooms,

and to fund BVPAGE programs and initiatives.

2016 camp dates are JULY 11 - 15, JULY 18 - 22, JULY 25 - 29

Registration will open February 2. Use this link for information

on camp dates and topics,

and to register starting February 2.