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    TREES HIGH SCHOOL GIFTED SUPPORT

    We would like to welcome you to Hershey High School's Gifted Support Services for the 2017-2018 school year. Please feel free to explore the various links at the left which provide information concerning upcoming academic events, activities and opportunities provided in our Gifted Support Program. New announcements are posted every month so check back for more opportunities.

      

     
     
     

    SEPTEMBER OPPORTUNITIES 

     
     
    ACE (ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND ENGINEERING)ACE
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    WHEN: REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
    DEADLINE: OCTOBER 6, 2017
    ACE is an after school program that introduces you to careers in architecture, construction management, engineering and other disciplines. The ACE Mentor Program is driven by the committed and enthusiastic participation of volunteer mentors who are practicing professionals in their respective field. Sponsors are all key to the success of ACE. Only with their support are we able to offer life-changing career programs to students at no cost. If you’d like to experience ACE’s challenges, opportunities and rewards for yourself, just contact the ACE leader listed in the upper right-hand corner of their website page which can be found at the following LINK. 
     
      
    ROTARY CLUB FOUR-WAY TEST SPEECH CONTEST
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 2, 2017
    One of the world's most widely printed and quoted statements of ethics is The Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways.  For further information, please check out the following LINK. 
     
    world THE GLOBAL SCHOLAR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: TBA
    The Global Scholar Certificate Program serves as the opening stage for global literacy among a wide group of American students from Central Pennsylvania, with the mission to help advance appreciation of diverse cultures, people, languages, and lands among high school students.  Sponsored by The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, this program permits young students access to workshops, lectures and other events which enriches student experiences with world affairs.  Interested students should explore the following LINK and contact Ms. Silvestri if interested. 
     
     
     
      
    CYBER SECURITY SUMMIT
    WHERE: HARRISBURG UNIVERISITY 
    WHEN: NOVEMBER 17, 2017
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    COST: FREE
    Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host a day-long Cyber Security Summit on November 17th.  The free  event is offered through the university’s Government Technology Institute Security Center of Excellence.  The event, slated to run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  will feature speakers from Unisys, Deloitte, CISCO, IBM, Symantec and Level(3). For students interested in encryption, and other careers in cyber security.  More information may be obtained at the following LINK.  
     
     
    THE REGENERON SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH  regenron
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2017
    The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public (the Society) is the nation’s most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors.  Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse, then with Intel 1998-2016, and now with Regeneron, the Society has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.Global Scholar Certificate Program.  More information about this prestigious program may be obtained at the following LINK 
     
     
    NATIONAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP FORUM: MEDICINE  
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    COST: $3495 (SCHOARSHIPS AVAILABLE) 
    DEADLINE: Nominations due SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    This 9-day student learning opportunity permits students who wish to continue onto a career as a doctor. Students have the opportunity to explore professional opportunities in medicine and the healthcare industry.  Additional information about the program may be obtained at the following LINK
     
     
     Pinnacle
    HEALTH CAREER NIGHT
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: OCTOBER 11, 2017 (6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.)
    LOCATION: PINNACLE HEALTH HARRISBURG CAMPUS
                        BRADY BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR, 205 SOUTH FRONT STREET, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIAStudents interested in learning more about various healthcare careers in the medical fields should consider attending this important Healthcare Career Night.  Topics of information and discussion will include the fields of nursing, imaging, repiratory care, surgical techs, etc.   For students who wish to explore these fields, they should consider attending this and Pinnacle Health's other career exploration programs.  For more information on this event and other fields, please explore the following LINK
     
    DESTINATION IMAGING
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: OCTOBER 14, 2017 (8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.)
    LOCATION: PINNACLE HEALTH HARRISBURG CAMPUS
                        BRADY BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR, 205 SOUTH FRONT STREET, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
    Students interested in learning more about the role of specialists in diagnostic X-Ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT, bone densitometry/mammography, interventional radiology, and educational pathways in imagining technology are encouraged to attend this workshop.   For more information, contact Cheryl Bargo (717) 652-5840 (ext. 4202) or cbargo@pinnaclehealth.org
     

    EXPERIENCE IN THE LAB
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: OCTOBER 28, 2017 (7:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.)
    LOCATION: PINNACLE HEALTH HARRISBURG CAMPUS
                        BRADY BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR, 205 SOUTH FRONT STREET, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
    Students interested in a possible career as a medical laboratory technician should consider attending this morning event.  Students will explore how diagnoses are made, microscope and other lab work, and will be provided a tour of the department where scientific research is performed daily at PinnacleHealth. For more information, contact Heath Cassatt (717) 782-5289 hcassatt@pinnaclehealth.org OR Tarah Fisher (717) 782-3160 tdfisher@pinnaclehealth.org
     
     
    EXTREME NURSING
    WHO: ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS
    DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 11, 2017 (7:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.)
    LOCATION: PINNACLE HEALTH HARRISBURG CAMPUS
                        BRADY BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR, 205 SOUTH FRONT STREET, HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA
    Students interested in learning more about nursing as a career should attend this day-long event.  This program allows students to experience a day in the life of a nurse in a wide variety of settings in the PinnacleHealth system. For more information, contact Dana Dolan DanaDolan@pinnaclehealth.org
     
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    THE YEAR IN REVIEW
     
     
     The Young Playwright Reading at the Allenberry 
     
    July 2017 
     Allenberry
     
    Congratulations to Paige Beck for winning last year's Young Playwright Award.  Her play was read at the new Allenberry Resort in July.  So happy that the gang all showed up to support Hershey!!  
     
     

     

    Do you hope be a great scientist or doctor?

    Remember to look into a patient's eyes for the inspiration to try again.

    An artist or writer?

    It is what will give your work a heart.

    A philosopher?

    It will connect you with your soul.

    For all of those who fear being 'used' in this world, know that it is better to be used a little, than to be totally worthless. 


     THE GREATEST LESSON OF ALL

     
     
     
     
     
     
    Prepared by Colette Silvestri, Gifted Support Teacher 
    csilvestri@hershey.K12.pa.us
    Phone: 717-531-2244 X1132
     
    Website Updated: 9/18/17 , Copyrighted 2017 - 2018 School Year