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In honor of his years of dedication to Washington State homeschoolers, the Washington Homeschool Organization proudly announces the Second Annual
Emmett Comer Scholarship
Deadline March 31, 2014- Must be received and in the office by this date.
College Scholarship Opportunity for Washington Homeschoolers
It's money for College
It's perfect for you
It values every teaching style
It's easy to apply
Rules and Regulations
First place winner be featured on the cover of the WHO Convention Program.
If you have any questions about the contest, please contact:
How to Enter
There are two ways to submit your design. You can...
Mail artwork on paper to:
Washington Homeschool Organization
E-mail electronic artwork to:
When you submit your design, don’t forget to include…
The deadline for design submissions is March 1st, 2014.
You can submit your designs via:
U. S Postal Service. Must be postmarked on or before 1 March, 2014.
The winners will be announced at the WHO Convention, June 2014
Young Women Empowered (Y-WE). Our leadership, mentorship and arts programs for girls are low-cost or free and would be a great addition to any homeschool curriculum. One particular program which might be of interest to the youth and families you work with is our theater intensive program called Y-WE Speak. Girls get to see professional shows at the Seattle Rep, take theater workshops, and ultimately create and perform a show of their own on the Rep stage. You can read more about this program at: http://youngwomenempowered.org/programs/speak/
I wanted to let you and your staff know that Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) is offering two free sample events at Seattle Rep for ANY girl (ages 12+) who wants to see a free professional show, take a free amazing workshop, and learn about the programs Y-WE offers. Girls do not have to sign up for Y-WE if they attend and they will not be heavily recruited. It's just an opportunity for them to check it out and for us to spread the love and resources we have to offer with the greater community! Some other youth orgs are bringing groups of their girls as a field trip. If you know girls or staff who would like to attend, please pass this event link along to them: http://youngwomenempowered.org/events-2/upcoming-events/
I would be happy to reach out directly to theater teachers and anyone else within the school whom you think would be a good contact for this opportunity.
You can also RSVP individually or as a group by using this link: https://youngwomenempowered.wufoo.com/forms/ywe-speak-2013-taster-rsvp-form/
Pierce College Science Dome
The Science dome is an immersive and interactive 38’ dome-shaped screen that allows you to; view the night sky from anywhere in the known universe on a cloudy day, be immersed in an alien environment with breathtaking full-dome images, explore the Egyptian pyramids, fly through the human body and so much more. For more information, check out the website: http://wp.pierce.ctc.edu/blog/sciencedome/
Located on a biologically diverse 320-acre wetland nature park in the heart of urban Bellevue, Washington, the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is a collaboration between the City of Bellevue and Pacific Science Center. Our award winning, Gold LEED® certified facility offers classrooms, wetlabs, a tree house, Visitor Center and hiking trails that all highlight the beauty of the surrounding wetland.
Wet Lab Academy
High school students have the opportunity to step away from the traditional high school chemistry curriculum at the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue. Utilizing our state-of-the-art laboratory and field equipment, students perform scientific investigations taking advantage of the living laboratory of the Mercer Slough Nature Park.
The Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is located at 1625 118th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98004. To register call (206) 443-2925. For updated schedule information visit http://pacificsciencecenter.org/Mercer-Slough/wetlab-academy-seminars.html or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More than half of all kindergartners in our state are entering school without the social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills they need to be successful. Research shows that those who start behind often stay behind. The good news is that reading with kids on a regular basis can make a real difference. That's why we are inviting you to become a Volunteer Reader for United Way of King County.
We're looking for friendly, responsible people to read with young kids—one-on-one (not group reading)—at select sites throughout King County. Volunteers are needed during weekday daytime hours, and need to be at least 16 years old. By committing to read 1 hour a week for a minimum of six months, you can have a profound impact on the lives and outcomes of young children in our community.
Looking for other volunteer opportunities?
You can find this and thousands of other volunteer opportunities on the United Way of King County Volunteer Center website: www.uwkc.org/volunteer. You can tailor your search by the age range of the volunteer.
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