Middle School Division Guidelines
The contest is open to all middle school students (grades 6th – 8th). Contest winners and will receive:
A Shakespeare On The Green gift.
Reserved seating at Shakespeare On The Green for the winner and their family.
The winning entry will be published in the souvenir program for Shakespeare on the Green and read by a Company member On The Green
Nebraska Science Festival is happening the entire month of April and there are so many fun ways to participate!
Head over the NE SciFest website and check out the different contests, challenges, and learning opportunities!
Website Link: https://www.nescifest.com/
The Munroe-Meyer Recreational Therapy Program would like to invite you to volunteer!
The program offers student volunteers, ages 13 to 25, hands on experience interacting with children and youth with developmental disabilities. If you are interested in health care or teaching, this would be a great opportunity. Find out more and/or apply by clicking the link below.
More Information & Application: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_VWpJHkicreo9BaOnyTKUWKT9eplxS_9/view?usp=sharing
Do some math problems and earn PRIZES!
Engineers Week (EWeek) is THIS WEEK and you can celebrate with MATHCOUNTS by solving their 5 Problems of the Day (linked below). BONUS: Just for participating, you’ll have an opportunity to earn some prizes!
- Each day you’ll have an opportunity to solve our Problem of the Day and enter a prize drawing! You can submit your answers anytime during EWeek (Feb 21-27), so don’t panic if you get started late! Each Problem of the Day has multiple parts, and each correct answer you get will be a ticket in that day’s prize drawing.
- Everyone who participates will be entered in a prize drawing! Submit answers to at least one Problem of the Day and you’ll be entered to win, even if you don’t get correct answers.
- Each individual prize drawing winner will get a $10 Amazon gift card and each group drawing winner will receive a $50 gift card to the MATHCOUNTS store!
Monday’s Problem (Environmental Engineering): https://www.mathcounts.org/resources/problem-of-the-week/eweek-2021-environmental-engineering
Tuesday’s Problem (Systems Engineering): https://www.mathcounts.org/engineers-week
Wednesday’s Problem (Software Engineering): https://www.mathcounts.org/engineers-week
Thursday’s Problem (Aerospace Engineering): https://www.mathcounts.org/engineers-week
Friday’s Problem (Chemical Engineering): https://www.mathcounts.org/engineers-week
There a many ways to help serve in our community!
Check out the opportunities below!
Want to keep Omaha beautiful? How about litter clean up?
Make sack lunches for the hungry:
Like to do data entry?
Want to roll candles?
Time on Mondays? Help flood victims
Like to cook?
Love animals and have time on Fridays?
Fight against hunger? (need 2.5 hours at a time)
Every 2nd Saturday – help feed families:
Like to dance? Enjoy working with little kids? (2 hour increments) Help on Saturday’s:
Love horses? Got 5 hours?
Want to make plastic bag blankets for the homeless?
Sew? Crochet? Knit?
Love flowers? Crafty? Make bouquets!
Like Music and instruments?
Grab some gloves and participate in this unforgettable hands-on class to uniquely explore the anatomy found in a frog. Learn to use the equipment properly and discover animal needs and identify organs with step-by-step directions.
Who: 7th and 8th Graders (I have room for 24 students-in person and EC students welcome)
Where & When: In person students will meet in Dr. Bruner’s room from 9-11 am on Jan. 27. EC learners will need to pick up materials at WMS prior to the 27th and will participate via WebEx from 9-11 am on Jan. 27
Sign up now using this Google Form: https://forms.gle/gwyicBYruKQtBbGQ8
Signups will be accepted until Friday, January 15.
In the meantime, check out this website. I didn’t check all the links nor am I sure that they are all open with your school laptop, but I wanted to give you this resource to explore.
Online Dissection Resources: https://www.navs.org/additional-information/bioleap-dissection-alternatives/free-online-dissection-resources/#.X_TehulKg0o