Illinois Space Day – April 18

Hello Space Fans! I am happy to announce that this year’s Illinois Space Day at the University of Illinois will be on Saturday April 18th from 9:30-3:00 with lunch included. Activities will include an egg drop contest, rocket engine demonstration, tours, and much more space fun. For more information and to register for ISD 2015 please visit: tinyurl.com/IllinoisSpaceDay. If you have any questions please contact … Continue reading Illinois Space Day – April 18

Winter 2015 Super Saturday Registration now open

Registration for winter 2015 Super Saturday classes is now open. You can sign up your child to learn about topics ranging from mosaics to monsters, cupcake decorating to chemistry. Here is the list of classes for the winter session   50-Minute Classes (* with exceptions) 9:00 – 9:50 10:00 – 10:50 11:00 – 11:50 Art for 4 Year Olds Grades: K, $50 Art for the Spring & … Continue reading Winter 2015 Super Saturday Registration now open

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo Day on February 7

Band and orchestra students from Downers Grove North and Downers Grove South high schools will demo their instruments and answer questions about what it is like to be in a high school band or orchestra. Kagan and Gaines will also be there with instruments for your aspiring young musician to try out him or herself! If your young (K-4) child is interested in exploring musical instruments, … Continue reading Musical Instrument Petting Zoo Day on February 7

Help Needed with Science Educator Conference this Monday, November 17

Northern Illinois Science Educators is seeking volunteers to help check in participants at their upcoming conference this Monday, November 17. The conference will be held in Naperville, Illinois. Volunteers are needed between 7am to 10am to help check people in. For more information, please see http://www.nise.us/conf-info-2014.html. Please direct questions to Mike Heinz, DGN Science Dept. Chair, at mheinz@csd99.org. Continue reading Help Needed with Science Educator Conference this Monday, November 17

FRoG’s Fall Speaker Schedule

Saturday, November 1, 2014  – 9am Cyndi Karmik Counselor – Downers Grove North Putting It All Together – The Great Sorting Game of College Admissions The Great Sorting Game engages students and parents in an enjoyable mock-admission simulation.  The purpose is to help students and parents understand the many factors that are weighted in admissions decisions.   Saturday, November 8, 2014 – 10am Dr. Mark … Continue reading FRoG’s Fall Speaker Schedule

Fall 2014 Super Saturday Registration now open!

Does your child have a hankering to learn about high altitude weather ballooning? How about a knack for knitting? Curious about cartooning? Well you are in luck! Registration for fall 2014 Super Saturday classes is now open. You can sign up your child to learn about topics ranging from mosaics to monsters, cupcake decorating to chemistry. Here is the list of classes for the fall … Continue reading Fall 2014 Super Saturday Registration now open!

Funding for gifted programs on the line – please contact your senator asap.

Funding for gifted programs on the line: Contact your senator asap if you support funding programs for gifted students The ​U.S. ​ Senate Appropriations Subcommittee that handles Labor, HHS, & Education spending will be ‘marking up’ the fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill TOMORROW (Tuesday, June 10). It is important that the members of the subcommittee hear from constituents TODAY and TOMORROW MORNING about funding for … Continue reading Funding for gifted programs on the line – please contact your senator asap.