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US Science and Engineering Newsletter

Announcing SciFest All Access!  We are thrilled to announce our new program, SciFest All Access, coming to you virtually this summer!  Register now and stay tuned for more information on this exciting program!   At SciFest All Access, attendees of … Continue reading

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Marine Biology, Oceanography, and Underwater

If you love whales, exotic fish, and underwater robots you won’t want your kids to miss this free class. Also learn what it’s like to be a real Marine Biologist. Sign up for this free class now! This new online … Continue reading

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Let’s Buy Stock!

What greater gift could you give your child than personal financial literacy. Using The Stock Market Game, you and your child will explore the fundamentals of personal finance and investing, while practicing content and skills in math, English Language Arts, … Continue reading

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Student Expo Coming to Suffolk!

Does your child have an amazing idea, product or service? Let them be one of Hampton Roads Select, an elite group of future business owners with the opportunity to develop, brand and sell their product at the Hampton Roads Kids … Continue reading

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STEM Innovation Contest!

The Department of STEM and Innovation at VDOE is inviting your students to share their ideas and computer science skills through participating in a Computer Science Competition for all K-12 students.  This competition, sponsored by VDOE, CodeVA, and the Science … Continue reading

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NATIONAL GIFTED CONFERENCE 2019

Join Us in Albuquerque at NAGC19 November 7-10, 2019 Join us as a community of K-12 and university professionals, parents, advocates, and others learn best practices for educating and nurturing gifted children from all backgrounds. Gain both valuable information and … Continue reading

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William and Mary Saturday Programs

Monthly News & Updates The William and Mary Center for Gifted Education has so many wonderful enrichment courses planned for 2019! Visit our Website Fall SEP: October 12 & 19, 2019 Join us this fall for our fun enrichment classes! … Continue reading

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Welcome Letter!

Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome to a new and exciting school year!  I am delighted to have your student in QUEST and look forward to sharing this school year together.  As the Gifted Resource Teacher,  it is my endeavor to … Continue reading

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HRSD Session – Clean Water!

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QUEST 4 Clean Water Design Challenge!

Fourth grade students were asked to design a  water filter using ordinary materials. They learned about the importance of water and its role in our everyday lives.  Engineering 101.

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STEM Engineering -Next Generation Science

QUEST 5 students acted as Mars exploratory rover engineers. They evaluated rover equipment options and determined what parts fit in a provided NASA budget. With a given parts list, teams used these constraints to design their very own edible rover.  

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National Association for the Gifted Convention

November 15-18, 2018 Learn with K-12 and university professionals, parents, advocates, and others who support gifted children Gain both valuable information and inspiration through 300+ content rich sessions Visit the Exhibit Hall and learn about leading resources.

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TCC Portsmouth Young Explorers Camp

  TCC Portsmouth Young Explorers Camp Explore the worlds of science, nursing, business, technology, literature and creative writing, visual and creative arts, criminal justice, and more. Location: 120 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, VA Dates: 7/16/2018 – 7/27/2018 Attenddees: Grades 6-8 Cost: $200 Contact: Emily Richardson, erichardson@tcc.edu … Continue reading

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Summer Camps!

Home » Information & Publications » For Parents » Planning for Summer   Planning for Summer   It’s hard to know how much and what kind of activity your child needs over the summer — scheduled family activities, community camps, academic programs, or residential camps. … Continue reading

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Resources for Parents

 Parenting for High Potential — March 2018 March 2018 New “Gifted” Media Provide Springboards for Discussion, Dr. Charles Hyatt Using Environmental Science Investigations to Challenge Gifted Children, Dr. Stephen Schroth Sports that Work for Gifted Children, Scott Lutostanski How to Discuss Books with … Continue reading

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Do you ever wonder?

 Wonderopolis is a site that poses a wonder a day and allows your family to have a creative starting place for fun discussions and family activities.

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GIRLS NIGHT OUT ODU EVENT

February 18-24, 2018 is National Engineers Week! As part of the week-long celebration, the Batten College of Engineering & Technology at Old Dominion University invites you and your female students to: GIRLS NIGHT OUT “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” … Continue reading

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# What is QUEST?

  QUEST is the program for academically gifted students in grades 3-8. Students receive differentiated instruction from the gifted resource teacher and general education teacher throughout the year.  Assignments are provided to stimulate and foster critical thinking and independent research … Continue reading

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