LYNX Newsletter

January 2022, Volume 4, Number 5

LYNX Scholars Network with LYNX Business Partners During Day of Tech and Mock Interviews!

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Since tech is everywhere, if I am able to utilize and better tech, I can change the world for the better. - Victor, grade 9


I never really thought that data visualization can tell stories and I really loved how fascinating it is to make and read data to find trends. - Joyce, grade 9


I was surprised to learn that only 16% of tech people are women. - Sreenija, grade 10


The importance of a vision compelled me because we don't consciously think about the very first part of a project. - Tony, grade 11


A career in tech can allow me to improve the world by making processes more efficient, reaching large audiences, and decreasing errors made by humans. - Carly, grade 11

"Day of Tech" with techfrederick

The student quotes above highlight the impact and value of the LYNX "Day of Tech" with techfrederick! LYNX scholars rotated through stations with local tech professionals to learn about careers in computer science and IT! Scholars learned about the diversity of the tech community here in Frederick and the variety of careers in tech, including:

Systems & Network Administration

Thanks to all of our participating techfrederick partners for an amazing experience!


BRMi

Innovative Incorporated

IronNet Cybersecurity

MASAI Technologies Corporation

Northrop Grumman

Slalom

Yakabod

Yakabod Hosts LYNX Scholars!

LYNX scholars extended their knowledge of Yakabod's operations during a tour of their Frederick facility. Yakabod staff provided scholars with breakout sessions on topics including product management, quality assurance & testing, accounting, contracts and operations.
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Mock Interviews

Seniors in English 12 experienced "mock interviews" at FHS and benefitted from coaching, guidance, and expertise from long-standing LYNX partners:


AstraZeneca

iHire

Frederick County Workforce Services


Many thanks to all individuals from these organizations for supporting our students in preparing for the workforce!

Upcoming events:


Jan 5: Course Registration Night and Elective Fair (6:00 pm at FHS)

Jan 7: Early College Information Session (at FHS)

Jan 13: End of Term 2/Semester 1

Jan 18: Begin Term 3/Semester 2

Jan 21: Introduction to Microsoft Word (at FHS)

Jan 26: Introduction to Microsoft Word (at FHS)

Jan 26: LYNX Scholar Leadership Summit I (at FHS)

In-Person Learning Lab in the FHS Media Center!

When? Daily from 2:20-3:40 pm

All FHS students have the option to sign up for Learning Lab using the link in the LYNX Schoology Group on the Student Resource Choice Board.


Students must sign up by 1:15 p.m. on the day they plan to attend.


  • Students must enter the media center by 2:30 pm.
  • LYNX staff will assign seating.
  • Students must work on class assignments or assessments until 3:40 pm.


The media center closes at the 3:40 pm bell.

All students report to the cafeteria for supper and bus service.

Students may sign out before 3:40 pm if they are car riders/walkers.


All students can access "TutorMe" 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Questions about LYNX? Email: LYNXFHS@fcps.org

Follow us on Social Media! @LYNXFHS

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