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Application Deadline - June 21st, 2019
This summer for the first time MESA is offering a series of one-week summer camps for middle school students covering STEM topics, such as
Engineering, Gaming, Aeronauticsand Robotics. The summer camp is designed to focus on four STEM topics and will be held in four different locations.
Each camp will serve 25 students. Students will be allowed to participate in one camp only, Monday through Friday, with a topical field trip each Friday.
Who can attend: The camps are designed for middle school students. Students must be entering or attending middle school in the 2019/20 school
year (ages 11-14).
How much will the camps cost: The camp is free and open to middle school students only.
MESA STEM Summer Camp schedule is as follows:Each camp will be held 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, with the exception of Camp 4 which is an evening camp and will be held 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm with a day
field trip on Friday August 9th. Camps will include snacks.
How to Apply: Each camp will be limited to 25 students and placement is offered on a first-come first served basis. To apply, please visit the Tacoma
MESA website at summer.tacomamesa.com. Here you will find additional program information and the application. You will have the opportunity to
submit the application on line or you can print and send to the MESA Program Office.
For more information - http://summer.tacomamesa.com/
This free event for students is designed to inspire and empower high school students to be successful in higher education and beyond. This event is for current Native high school students. The Indian Education program will provide a bus and chaperones for this event that will depart from Madison Complex on the morning of the event. Parents are responsible for transporting their child to Madison for pickup and drop-off after the event.
For the fourth consecutive year, Tacoma Community College, the Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) Indian Education Program, and the Tacoma Community College Foundation will offer the Native American Student Achievement Program scholarship (NASAP). The TPS Indian Education Program and Tacoma Community College have a long-standing relationship through co-sponsorship of the annual TCC Powwow since 2006. This partnership exemplifies respect in recognizing and honoring our local Native American/Alaskan Native students and families.
For more information, see fliers -
Free Live, Online SAT Workshops - Prior to the March 27th test.
Tuesday, March 19, 2:15 - 4:30 pm
Thursday, March 21, 2:15 - 4:30 pm
To register for on e of these live, online events, visit - EnhancedPrep.com/upcoming-events or email advisor@EnhancedPrep.com with stuent's full name, school, graduation year, and preferred wrokshop date.
LEARN TO CODE is a workshop for young people ages 12
to 16 who have foster, adoptive, or relative families. The kids who attend will learn how to code their own program with the
guidance of experts. They will leave having learned the basics of software programming.
They’ll also leave with a special surprise that will enable
continued learning and success long after the workshop ends.
LEARN TO CODE will take place on April 27, 2019. Parents can get all the
details and register at Eventbrite.
Please share this news with your foster, adoptive or relative families and
think about young people you know who may be interested. Make sure they know
about this opportunity. Send a personal email, send an invitation directly from Eventbrite,
or share this Facebook post from the Many Lights
The workshop is FREE and limited to 15 students. Spaces are likely to
fill up fast and I encourage you to pass this on today!
For more info see flier -
Autism Summer Program_rev3.pdf
What: Youth storytelling contest in conjunction with Tacoma Ocean Fest, a one-day free festival at the Foss Waterway Seaport bringing arts, sciences and water fun to celebrate and protect the ocean.
How: Tell your ocean story through a poem, short film or graphing.
Why: Prizes, publicity and fame at Tacoma Ocean Fest.
2019 OF Youth Story Overview and Rules 2019.docx
2019 Youth Story Contest Resources.docx
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We want to hear your thoughts on the ocean and its effects on all our lives and the future
Make a graph! e.g. interview your community & elders or study salmon data, and graph your findings
Make a short film! E.g. participate in a video about the importance of the Salish Sea to you and/or your tribe
Write a poem! E.g. write about poem about your relationship with the ocean or a threat to our waters
The Tacoma Ocean Fest Youth Story Contest is open to all middle and high school age students who attend Chief Leschi School or live or learn in the Tacoma Public School District.
Theme for 2019: Our Ocean, Our Lives, Our Future.
Every entry receives a coupon for a personal pizza. Finalists present their work live at Tacoma Ocean Fest, June 9, 2019 at the Foss Waterway Seaport museum, and could win cash prizes and movie tickets. All finalists get an invite to a boat cruise on the Sound.
Our waterways are threatened by pollution and climate change; our orcas are endangered. Speak up: Be the voice of the ocean.
For more information see https://tacomaoceanfest.org/home/youthstory/ Best wishes on your entry! Please do not hesitate to contact us: email@example.com
Sponsored by: Tacoma Sunrise Rotary, Round Table Pizza and The Grand Cinema, with help from Waka Waka Studios and Tacoma Public Library.
Rules and Info at TacomaOceanFest.org
Questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Native youth exploring higher education
FREE summer camp for Native youth entering 9th and 10th grades
Application due June 15
For more information - https://native.wsu.edu/
MultiCare Nurse Camp 2019 Application will open January 7, 2019 at 5pm and will close March 7, 2019.
Are you a current high school sophomore, junior or senior wondering what it would be like to be a nurse or allied health professional?
MultiCare’s Annual Nurse Camp is a unique opportunity to explore these exciting careers — and thanks to gracious donations from a variety of community organizations and businesses, including MultiCare , the MultiCare Nurse Camp is FREE!
Our goal is to encourage, inspire, and support students who are considering nursing or allied health professions, such as pharmacy, radiology, or physical therapy.
At the 2019 MultiCare Nurse Camp, from 8:30am - 4:30pm, July 15th-19th, you’ll join professional nurses and other allied health care providers as they care for patients in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Cancer Center, Labor & Delivery, Pediatric Care, and Adult Surgical Care areas at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma, WA. You will also participate in hands-on station rotations, mock codes, and even visit a local nursing school. In short, you’ll get a firsthand, behind the scenes look at the multifaceted world of nursing and allied health.
More information - https://www.multicare.org/nurse-camp/
yәhaw̓ is a year-long Indigenous community-based project culminating in the inaugural exhibition at Seattle Office Of Arts & Culture's ARTS at King Street Station opening in Spring 2019. The exhibition is accompanied by a mentorship training cohort, satellite shows, residencies, vendor opportunities and partner programs. yәhaw̓ will feature the work of 200+ Indigenous creatives at over 20 sites across Seattle and beyond. Curated by Tracy Rector (Choctaw/Seminole), Asia Tail (Cherokee), and Satpreet Kahlon, this project series will celebrate the depth and diversity of Indigenous art made in the Pacific Northwest.
Learn more at yehawshow.com and follow @yehawshow on Instagram or Facebook.
Exhibition Opportunity at the Vera Project in February 2019
Application Deadline: December 30, 2018, 11:59pm More Information: yehawshow.com/teens To Apply: yehawshow.submittable.com/submit Eligibility This call is open to Indigenous teens meeting the following requirements:
About this Opportunity Curated by Aiyanna Stitt (Choctaw) alongside Moe'nayah Holland and Michael Anderson of Teens in Tacoma, the yəhaw̓ Indigenous Teen Art Show aims to recognize the artistic abilities and talents of young people in our communities. While young Indigenous creatives are under-represented in the mainstream art world, this show hopes to highlight their capabilities. Indigenous teens working in any art form, regardless of experience, and from any tribal affiliation, are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by early January, and artwork pick up plans will be coordinated individually. The selected artists will have their work featured in a month-long group exhibition at the Vera Project in Seattle in February 2019, accompanied by a series of live performances during the opening reception. All exhibiting artists will receive a small gift in acknowledgement of their contribution, and some will also be interviewed and featured on teensintacoma.com. How to Submit
Submit short written responses and artwork samples at yehawshow.submittable.com/submit.We can also take applications via email, phone, or mail as needed.
ApplicationYehaw Paper Application.pdf
Email email@example.com, call or text 253-336-6477, or use the contact form on our website at yehawshow.com.
A representative from University of Washington Tacoma will be presenting information to TPS Indian Education Program high school seniors and juniors.
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October is Discover U Month! Tacoma Public School high schools will be hosting Discover U activities to help students discover the possibilities you have for post-secondary education, whether it be university, college, job or military.
For many students, attending a two- or four-year college, university, or vocational school is a crucial next step on their path to fulfilling their career and life dreams. If you want to help your child meet their higher education goals, join us on our 3rd annual parent college tours.
From October 9th- October 30th, Tacoma Public Schools is sponsoring tours of six outstanding local colleges. We will provide transportation to and from each institution. Each visit includes a customized tour and presentation from college staff on the admissions process, financial aid and scholarships and college life unique to each school.
Buses leave from the Central Administrative Building at 601 S. 8th Street, Tacoma WA, 98405 at the times listed below. Roundtrip visits will last 2-3 hours, depending on location.
· Tues., October 9: University of Washington-Tacoma (5:40 pm)
· · Thurs., October 18: Pacific Lutheran University (4:45 pm)
. Tues., October 23: University of Puget Sound (5:30 pm)
. Thurs., October 25: Pierce College (5:30 pm)
· Tues., October 30: Bates Technical College (5:30 pm)
. Thurs., November 1: Tacoma Community College (5:30 pm)
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