Looking for Volunteer Host Families For International Students
Either for one semester or full year, depending on the student.
The Pan Atlantic Foundation is looking for a host family for Telmo from Spain! Telmo is practiced at soccer, and loves to be active in general. He's a brown belt in karate, and also loves skateboarding, snowboarding and skiing.
You can read more about Telmo here:
You can look through the list of students looking for volunteer host families here: (this changes daily but here is a sample!) https://www.panatlanticfoundation.org/meet-our-students.html
Please contact me if you are interested! Tricia Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
Dinosaurs at the Montshire!
Dinosaurs are coming to the Montshire Museum of Science this summer!
Our giant exhibition, Summer of Dinosaurs, opens on Saturday, May 29th. Tickets must be reserved ahead of time at montshire.org, and there are tickets for as little as $3 for those who qualify. Full information here.
The Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), located in Hanover, NH, is conducting a GEMS Camp for Middle School students this summer. Registration ends on June 6th. All 7th and 8th Graders are welcome to apply. See the GEMS Camp flyer here.
When: Week of 26-30 July 2021. This is being held “Virtually” due to COVID-19 restrictions on the laboratory campus.
Cost: The GEMS Camp is FREE!
Registration: Registration ends June 6th. Sign up online at https://www.usaeop.com/program/hanover-nh/
Kits and Supplies: All STEM activity kits and materials will be shipped to the student’s home!
Resource Teacher Needed: We are also looking for a Resource Teacher to work with our scientists and engineers to deliver a curriculum that best supports the Middle School student’s age and capabilities. Stipend is provided.
Sponsored by: Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP)
Any questions, please contact Charlene.M.Brown@usace.army.mil
Eco Genius Camp at RMS in July
Full details here.
STEM Robotix Summer Camps
Due to increased vaccination rates and the expected vaccine availability for many students starting this week, STEM Robotix is pleased to announce a return to our more traditional IN PERSON summer camps.
While we know that our youngest students may not yet be eligible for Covid vaccine, we are increasingly confident that we can safely support our students and provide the enriching experience all students/families have come to expect.
2021 camp schedule:
ROBOTICS - GRAPHICAL(Gr 3 - 5) June 21 - 25
SCRATCH(Gr 3-6) AND/OR PYTHON(5-8) June 28 - July 2
FLL FOCUS ROBOTICS(Gr 4-8) July 12 - 16
ADV ROBOTICS - INTRO/MECANUM(Gr 5 - 8) July 19 - 23
ADV ROBOTICS - ROBOT ARMS/DELTA(Gr 6-9) July 26 - 30
Camp details including detailed camp descriptions, weekly schedules, times, safety precautions and online camp registration can be found by visiting the our website at www.stemrobotix.com
Cascades Summer Camps
Offering two different overnight camps in Waterville Valley.
Moving Image & Media Arts Summer Camp for students in the grades of 5-8.
Attached is the PDF flyer with all the information.
Soccer Clinics this summer
Join the Twin State Soccer Club for summer clinics. Information on local clinics here.
CM Soccer Clinic at KUA - Information here.
Summer Camp Questions?
Looking for summer camp options for your child? Upper Valley Strong has put together a document to help parents navigate options for Upper Valley Summer Camps.
Circle Up! - Who We Are
Some of you may already know about Circle Up!, a parent-motivated community partnership working to ensure a positive and healthy culture for families in the Dresden area. To learn more about Circle Up, click to view this month's ENEWS. We are always seeking new volunteers to join the Circle Up! core group. Any amount of time or energy our volunteers can contribute is appreciated. Questions? Contact UVCircleup@gmail.com
Calling all string students! Maya Lynn, a violin performance major at Boston University’s School of Music is looking for students to participate in a summer chamber music intensive. Groups can decide between weekly rehearsals, or a week-long intensive program with daily rehearsals. Rehearsals will be held outside to accommodate safe social distancing practices. Private lessons for violin and practice coaching for viola and cello students will also be offered. Please email email@example.com for more information if interested.
News from the Etna Library
Although the Etna Library building is closed to the public, we continue to provide books, audiobooks and dvd's through item pick-up on our porch. If you would like us to reserve an item for you, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-643-3116. We will also pack bags of books for families if you tell us the ages of your children and their interests. Upcoming adult and children's programs are listed on the Howe Library calendar (https://www.thehowe.org/events.php/pid/3/sid/55/tid/141) and on the Etna Library webpage (https://www.hanovernh.org/etna-library/pages/programs-events).
Friends of Hanover Norwich Schools
Please join the Friends in making our schools stronger, and supporting projects that enrich the student experience. This year, the Friends made a major rapid-response grant to SAU70 to help underwrite Covid-19 expenses and the important work of the Equity Committee. We also increased our funding of supplies and teacher-led initiatives that will enrich the curriculum and make our schools safer. Other recent grants include funding for a district-wide curriculum review, books for young readers, science and art materials, Responsive Classroom training, and support for an LGBTQ+ workshop. Learn more and make a contribution at www.FHNS1961.org. Thank you!
New Resource for Food Insecurity
There's a new food pantry in the region. It's supported by the Haven, hosted (outside) by The Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, and organized by the Hanover Community Food Security Team. It operates Saturdays from 11 am-1 pm, in the church's driveway (40 College Street). It is open to anyone who's short on food. No registration needed but masks will be required.
Questions: (802) 222-7337 or Hanovercommunity.email@example.com
VT Food Resources
Check out ways to Stretch your Food Budget with VT Food Programs.
Howe Library Events
The Howe Library would like to thank you for your patience during this trying time. As we continue to monitor the evolving guidance from the CDC and State of NH, as well as Town employee guidelines, our team is developing a transition plan for our next phase of service. Since March 2020, library staff have completely restructured our operations and services. We are diligently working on shifting to a new schedule that will facilitate in-house browsing options by July. Thank you for your patience.-Howe Library
ESL Adult Conversation Hour at Howe Library
"Join us by Zoom for the Howe Library's ESL Adult Conversation Hour. This is a relaxed, informal time to practice your English. All are welcome! We will be meeting on Thursday afternoons at 3:00. Email Jared Jenisch at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom invitation or more information."