Meet your favorite children’s book authors and illustrators this Saturday, November 3, at the Rochester Children’s Book Festival, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monroe Community College’s R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center. This event has plenty of children’s activities, including chances to meet and talk with the authors and illustrators of many of our favorite children’s books, and even have them sign books. Get more information at https://www.rcbfestival.com/.
Girls in grades 5-9 and their families might want to check out the Women in Engineering Open House on Saturday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at RIT Gleason Hall. Browse and experience activities, demonstrations and posters from all disciplines within Kate Gleason College of Engineering. It’s “a buffet of engineering possibilities”. Get more information at http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/women/werit-open-house.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at 7pm in the VIS Auditorium. We are going to go over the FIRST Robotics programs. Parents and students are welcome. We will have the applications for the Winter season of FLL and FLLjr. It is Election Day, so you may want to vote first, and then come to the meeting. (more…)
FIRST LEGO League & FIRST LEGO League Jr Winter Session (Jan-March). FIRST robotics programs for 2nd-4th graders. Volunteers are needed to help run this year’s programs. They typically meet 1 evening a week and some Saturday mornings. Please consider sharing your time.
VIS & VPS Chess Clubs: We are currently looking for volunteers to supervise chess club. It only takes a couple hours a month and allows students to play chess with their peers. Meetings have typically been two Wednesdays a month 3:15-4pm, Oct-March. These clubs can only happen when parents volunteer. Please consider sharing your time.
Please consider joining PIE or volunteering a few hours of your time and expertise as the opportunities arise. PIE believes that involved, active parents can improve the quality of education for ALL students. Watch for upcoming activities and volunteer opportunities for parents who want a chance to get involved in each month’s email issue of What’s Happening. (more…)