Target Schedule

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on May 5, 2017

Target classes will resume their normal schedule the weeks of May 8th and May 15th.

STEM Opportunities for All Students

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on April 25, 2017

(2-12) THIS WEEK! Lego Build Competition at McClure MS on Friday, April 28. Registrations still being accepted!

Please share this flyer with your students. Students 2nd grade through high school are invited to participate. Students are given Lego Mixel sets and then build for speed and accuracy; many prizes awarded! $25 entry fee supports Cobb STEM. Registration info is available on www.stemcobb.com and open to all students, both within/outside of Cobb and homeschooled.

 

(K-8) Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at Fernbank on April 29th

UGA’s College of Engineering and the American Council of Engineering Companies is hosting this special event at Fernbank on April 29th from 10:00 – 2:00 ($10 family registration fee which includes lunch). Please share this link with elementary and middle school girls who may be interested!

 

(K-8) Summer STEM PD Opportunity through Atlanta Audubon Society

The Atlanta Audubon Society is specifically seeking Cobb County educators to participate in their summer workshop, Connecting Students to STEM through Birds. Please see http://www.stemcobb.com/blog/connecting-students-to-stem-through-birds-summer-pd for more information and to apply!

 

(K-12) GPB to Stream Live on May 10th from UGA’s Marine Education Center

GPB Education will be live streaming from University of Georgia’s Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island on May 10th at 10:00 a.m. Students will experience a virtual tour of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the UGA Aquarium. They will learn how Gray’s Reef was formed, how the seafloor serves as a habitat, and how they can help protect the reef from major threats. Experienced divers and marine biology experts will be available to answer students’ questions. Teachers and students can use #GraysReefLive on Twitter to participate in the conversation. The live exploration will be available on demand after May 10th with supplemental classroom resources for grades K-12. Teachers can learn more and sign up here: http://www.gpb.org/grays-reef

 

Exciting Opportunity for Gifted Students

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on April 25, 2017

A casting producer for a television production company in Los Angeles is putting together a new game show for NBC featuring students, age 8-12.  The show will film this summer and will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.

The students will work in teams to solve logic, math, and critical thinking puzzles while they compete to win an amazing grand prize.  For more information, visit:

www.geniusjrcasting.com

Wheeler STEAM Symposium

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 28, 2017

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Fifth Grade Field Trip and Food Drive

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 27, 2017

Please remember all forms for the fifth grade field trip to Must Ministries must be turned in this week.

Don’t forget to bring your donation items, barrels are set up by the front office. We appreciate your support!!

Have a wonderful Spring Break!

 

Eastvalley Food Drive

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 23, 2017

The fifth grade Target students are hosting a food drive to benefit Must Ministries.

When: March 27th-31st

Where: Please place items in the barrels by the front office

What: Items needed for Must Ministries

Boxed pasta

Canned Fruit

Canned Vegetable (not green beans or corn)

Canned Tomatoes

Rice

Cereal

Oatmeal

Crackers

Cookies

Popcorn

Pretzels

Thanks and we appreciate your support!

 

SPECIAL ELECTION TOMORROW, MARCH 21

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 20, 2017

Dear EV Families,

Don’t forget to go out and vote in the Special Election tomorrow, March 21st!  Below is a link to an informational video that the Cobb County School District has developed regarding E-SPLOST.  The video is for informational purposes only.

Thank you and please exercise your right as a citizen and cast your vote!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUCON7PNs2M&feature=youtu.be

 

Spring and STEM

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 15, 2017

We are planning several spring STEM activities for all grade levels. We would appreciate any donations from the list below.

STEM Materials

empty tissue boxes

shoe boxes

lids, any size

styrofoam balls

coffee filters

pompoms

masking tape and scotch tape

Thanks for supporting the Target program!

Educational Forum

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on March 8, 2017

Educational Forum, Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 pm Wheeler Auditorium

Sponsored by Wheeler’s PTSA

Learn how Education is being impacted by what is happening “Under the Gold Dome” (The GA Legislature) with Karen Hallacy, PTA Legislation

& “How will the Ed-SPLOST V impact our schools?” with Scott Sweeney, Cobb County School Board Post 6

Q & A following (questions will be accepted via notecards)

Any additional questions may be directed to Daniel White, Wheeler PTSA Legislation Chair, [email protected] .

 

 

Eastvalley Art Show

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Posted by jomeara | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on January 20, 2017

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