HOSA – Health Occupation Students of America is a national organization focused on promoting careers in medicine. Ranging from CNA, physical therapy, pharmacology and everything in between, students have the opportunity to collaborate with local professionals and compete at the state level. Qualifiers will move on to the national competition, which will be held in Anaheim, CA the last week in June 2015. Interested students should contact Carla Chavez at firstname.lastname@example.org and listen for our meetings.
Envirothon – Envirothon is a hands-on environmental problem solving competition for high school-age students in the United States and Canada. Participating teams compete in five natural resource categories: soils and land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, wildlife, and current environmental issues. Teams of 5 students must prepare themselves for this two-day outdoor competition held in April. Teams work to answer natural resource questions and develop solutions to environmental problems. Interested students should contact David Gilroy and listen for meetings.
Cafe Scientifique – Café Scientifique New Mexico is a free, fun way for teens to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Stimulating conversations with scientists, engineers, and inventors take place in an informal and relaxed setting. Free food is served!
Super Computing Challenge – The Supercomputing Challenge is an exciting program that offers a truly unique experience to students in New Mexico. The program encompasses the school year in which teams of students complete science projects using computer modeling programs. Each team of up to five students and a sponsoring teacher defines and works on a single computational project of its own choosing. The Supercomputing Challenge is open to all interested students in grades 6 through 12 on a non-selective basis. Interested students should contact Tracy Galligan or David Gilroy and listen for meetings.
Chem Club – meeting every Friday at lunch in Ms. Matz’s room. Upcoming events include Mole Day, Homecoming and Halloween costumes in the theme of a compound!!!