February 2020, Volume 2, Number 6
Semester 2 Begins!
This issue recaps some of the final LYNX experiences from 2019 as well as new opportunities in 2020. Many exciting opportunities planned!
LYNX Experiences in the Classroom: Financial Literacy
LYNX Learning Lab: Block 6 Options for Students
Read on to learn about options including SAT math preparation, ACCE 101 "College Success Tools" and unique experiences with local LYNX partners!
SAT Math Workshops - Peer Tutoring
ACCE 101 - "College Success Tools" - 1 FCC Credit
We will offer this 1-credit opportunity one more time this school year for any interested student (grades 9-12) during the month of March. For more information, see Mrs. Moshier, LYNX Secretary in the AP office.
LYNX Experience: Chopped!
Under the guidance of Chef Negas and Chef Baier, students prepared and proudly presented their culinary creations for this year’s chopped competition! Basket ingredients were: duck breast, plums, Thai basil, and basmati rice. Judson Asomani and Tyson Wilson took first place!
LYNX Experiences: Learning Beyond the Classroom
February 3: Careers with the Maryland State Police (guest speaker)
February 6: FCC Testing for English Learners (off-campus experience)
February 6: Police Academy Tour (off-campus experience)
February 18: Basic Microsoft Word and PowerPoint Training (workshop with LYNX Advocate)
February 19: Scholarship Meeting for Seniors (guest speaker)
February 20: Radio and Advertising with Key 103 (off-campus experience)
February 20: Author Neal Shusterman (off-campus experience at Tuscarora HS)
February 25: Basic Microsoft Word and PowerPoint Training (workshop with LYNX Advocate)
February 25: Careers in Social Work and Community Outreach (guest speaker)
February 25: C. Burr Artz Public Library (off-campus experience)
February 26: Design and Ad Contest - Advertising Techniques (guest speaker)
February 27: Careers in Medical Imaging (guest speaker)
LYNX Scholars Learn from ADTEK Engineers, Inc.
National Cancer Institute at Frederick (NCI)
Frederick City Water and Sewer
Flexible and Personalized Education at FHS
Frederick High School operates on an extended daily schedule.
All FHS students (grades 9-12) can choose a traditional, staggered, or extended schedule for the 2019-20 school year.
Block 5 class: Semester 2 - Spring 2020 (2:20-3:40 pm)
*Physics of Earth and Space - Mrs. Brandenburg
Block 6 class: Semester 2 - Spring 2020 (4:20-5:40 pm, T/Th for 5-week sessions)
*FCC ACCE 101 - "College Success Tools" - Mrs. Ptak
LYNX Learning Lab: Did you know?
All FHS students (grades 9-12) can come to the LYNX Learning Lab (media center) for tutoring, independent study, collaborative work, and guest presentations with LYNX partners.
LYNX LEARNING LAB
Session I: 2:20 - 3:40 pm (daily)
FREE Dinner: 3:45-4:15 pm (daily) *bus at 4:15 pm
Session 2: 4:20 - 5:40 pm (T/W/R) *bus at 5:45 pm
Students should sign up before 2:15 pm on the day they plan to attend: Learning Lab Registration Form
1,690 FHS students and staff are connected as a digital community through the FHS LYNX Schoology group!
Please visit Schoology for up-to-date information about senior events, work-based learning, volunteer opportunities, LYNX experiences, Learning Lab registration, and much more!