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Upcoming Partnership and 21st Century Enrichment Grant Events

Our passion for children does not stop when the school day ends, but extends into the nontraditional learning environment. Through a collaborative partnership Hot Spots, School Day educators and Community Leaders extend children’s learning experience outside of the “typical school day hours!” Learning changes a child’s life offering opportunity, imagination and a dream.

Events

Thursday
February 15, 2018

Freedom Environmental and STEM Experience

The Freedom Green School Committe, HSECP and Our Schools Program, LLC have partnered together to provide the FES community with two school day assemblies, lesson plans for classroom learning and a Community STEM Night.

Friday
February 16, 2018

Roger's Forge STEAM Experience

Educators and HSECP Teachers will  support students leading a school day presentation of the Virtual Reality. Stakeholders including families, business partners, district leaders and national educators will be touring the school to learn more about the use of the software in the classroom. HSECP Educators will support students with communication and tech support during their presentations.

Friday
February 16, 2018

Cromwell Valley STEAM and Environmental Experience

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

Friday
February 22, 2018

Cromwell Valley STEAM Night 

HSECP and CVES Educators will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night involving students, teachers and parents.  Parents and students will have the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, explore the concept of recycling and taking care of the environment. These concepts are reinforced through hands-on learning experiences that engage the minds of both the student and parent.

Thursday
March 8, 2018

Joppatowne Elementary STEAM Night: Superheroes with STEAM Powers!

Students will participate in a variety of STEM related activities hosted by HSECP and Joppatowne Elementary. Students will take part in small 5-minute activities in the gym, and families will also take part in two 30 minute STEAM lessons which they will use the Engineering Process to plan and design a given task connected to our Super Hero theme!

Thursday
March 8, 2018

Timonium Environmental and STEM Experience

The Timonium Green School Committe, HSECP and Our Schools Program, LLC have partnered together to provide the FES community with two school day assemblies. Every class will create and plant their own microgreen growing tray that will produce the microgreens harvested for an upcoming STEM Night. Each student will build and take home their our geodesic domes.

Tuesday
March 13, 2018

Roger's Forge Environmental and STEM Experience

Educators and HSECP Teachers will work together to provide families with a STEAM experience. Families will rotate through a variety of STEAM based activities, while also participating in a student led presentation on Nearpod- a newly integrated Virtual Reality software. Activities will be set up throughout the school house and families will have an allotted amount of time at each.

Thursday
March 15, 2018

Glyndon STEAM and Environmental Experience

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

Thursday
March 22, 2018

Timonium STEM Night 

STEM Night at Timonium will  provides parents and students with the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, explore the concept of reducing waste and growing your own food, as a means to take care of the environment.

Wednesday
March 28, 2018

Hillcrest STEAM and Environmental Experience

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

Sunday
April 1, 2018

Riverview Social, Emotional & Mindful Living

A group of guidance counselors and health educators will engage elementary, middle and high school students during a BCPS multi-school event. The Family Wellness night will bring together members from each school house to connect through wellness enrichment activities and educational sessions. HSECP Educators will work hand in hand with social workers, health educators and school day teachers to lead the enrichment activities.

Wednesday
April 4, 2018

Hickory STEAM and Environmental Experience

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

Thursday
April 9, 2018

Fort Garrison STEAM and Environmental Experience

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

Thursday
April 12, 2018

Fort Garrison STEAM Night

HSECP and FGES Educators, with support from OUR Schools, will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night involving students, teachers and parents.  Parents and students will have the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, explore the concept of recycling and taking care of the environment. These concepts are reinforced through hands-on learning experiences that engage the minds of both the student and parent.

Monday
April 16, 2018

Grant Partner Event
Grant Showcase

Wednesday
April 18, 2018

Linton Springs STEAM and Environment Experience.

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

HSECP and LSES Educators, with support from OUR Schools, will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night involving students, teachers and parents.  Parents and students will have the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, explore the concept of recycling and taking care of the environment.

Tuesday
April 20, 2018

Hillcrest STEAM Night

HSECP and HES Educators, with support from OUR Schools, will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night involving students, teachers and parents.  Parents and students will have the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, explore the concept of recycling and taking care of the environment. These concepts are reinforced through hands-on learning experiences that engage the minds of both the student and parent.

Tuesday
April 24, 2018

Glyndon STEAM Night

HSECP and GES Educators, with support from OUR Schools, will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night involving students, teachers and parents.  Parents and students will have the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, and explore lessons that about Homopolar Motors, Recyclable Homes, Electromagnets and Electric Motors.

Friday
May 11, 2018

Wellwood International STEM and Environmental Experience

The Wellwood International Green School Committe, HSECP and Our Schools Program, LLC have partnered together to provide the WES community with two school day assemblies, lesson plans for classroom learning and a Community STEM Night. WES Educators will teach students about food and waste sustainability efforts, as well as the procedures to plant microgreens, through hands on learning experiences.

Tuesday
May 15, 2018

Pine Grove Wellness Night 

The Randallstown Wellness Committee and educators have planned a Health and Wellness School and Family Engagement Night for the entire school house and community. Students will participate in Yoga and Boot Camps which then culminates in a Family Health and Engagement Night. Enrichment activities focused on health and wellness will be facilitated by HSECP, SDE and guest experts.

Thursday
May 17, 2018

Hickory STEAM Night

HSECP and HES Educators, with support from OUR Schools, will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night involving students, teachers and parents.  Parents and students will have the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, and explore lessons that about Homopolar Motors, Recyclable Homes, Electromagnets and Electric Motors.

Tuesday
May 22, 2018

Wellwood International STEAM Night

STEM Night will provide parents and students with the opportunity to apply the engineer and design process, explore the concept of reducing waste and growing your own food, as a means to take care of the environment. These concepts are reinforced through hands-on learning experiences that engage the minds of both the student and parent. You will be responsible for facilitating lessons that lead students and parents through microgreen planting and microgreen taste testing challenge.

Wednesday
June 6, 2018

Vincent Farm STEAM & Environmental Experience

Teachers will be provided with lesson plans and materials to educate students about wind and solar energy. Grades K-2 will create Solar Bead Bracelets and Wind Socks. Grade 3-5 will conduct Coin and Battery experiments, as well as create and test Wind Anemometers.

HSECP and VFES Educators, with support from OUR Schools, will come together to extend learning during a Community STEM Night, where students, teachers and parents will apply the engineer and design process, and explore lessons that about Homopolar Motors, Recyclable Homes, Electromagnets and Electric Motors.

TBD

Sussex Bucket Band 

Students will perform during a community engagement night focused on the arts and student performance. HSECP teachers will support the operations of the performance and provide families with art enrichment activities.

21st Century Enrichment Grant

Hot Spots Extended Care Program has partnered with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools to launch for the first time during this school year 21st Century Enrichment Grants to BCPS elementary schools to fund innovative projects not funded in the school budget.

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