E3 STEM field trip policy: In order to go on a field trip, an E3 STEM student must be passing (D- or higher) all of their current AVHS classes 24 hours before the field trip departure time. Once a student is placed on the “ineligible for field trips” list, they need to speak with a member of the E3 STEM staff to be removed from the list. The staff member will have a brief conversation with the student and also check their current grades on Schoology.
Lunch & Learn – Explore Nursing Careers: Jan. 15 period 5 in the Community Room behind Student Services. Eat first lunch and then come for dessert and to talk with 3-4 nurses about their careers and educational pathways followed to get there. SIGN UP HERE
A Day in to the Life of an Orthopedic Specialist Workshop – Explore a variety of medical careers in the seminar. Dates in 2019: Jan. 7, March 19, May 22, July 18, Oct. 14. Sign up with TRIA HERE for one of these dates. Also sign up HERE to let E3 STEM staff know you are attending one of these sessions so we can get you excused from school and set up transportation. Event runs from 9 – 11:30 am. Departure from AVHS at 8:10 am and return at noon.
Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at Mayo Clinic Rochester in Rochester, MN. The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments. Now seeking applicants for our Rochester, MN program. Participants should be women in grades 10 and up with an expressed interest in science, medicine and/or engineering. We would very much appreciate if you could pass this information along to any high school principals, high school science teachers or high school students you may know. Applicants should be directed to fill out our online application in advance of the February 11, 2019 application deadline – Application. Additional information can be found on our website: www.perryinitiative.org. More information and a printable flyer for this event can be found here. Sign up HERE with E3 STEM if you are accepted and want a ride to Mayo Clinic for this event.
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare Simulation Lab Experience – April 11 from 8::00 – 11:30 am We will open up registration for this field trip as we get closer to the date.
High School Student’s Guide for College & Health Careers – Our online workshop includes printable worksheets and tools to help you explore your health career interests, get ready for college, and take the right steps towards your future health career. Read more.