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TCCHS News Notes - October 2017

 Troy College & Career High School – Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

  • Thirty-five students at Troy College and Career High School are either enrolled in classes at Oakland Community College or preparing to begin in January as part of the school’s Dual Enrollment program. The director of Career Services at Walsh College will be speaking to dual enrollment students on Thursday about achieving success in college.
 
  • Last week, Student Government sponsored a successful school-wide Spirit Week. Now that executive officers have been elected, Student Government is building its number of representatives from each mentoring group in the school.
 
  • Sierra Coletti and Brandon Novak have been named “Students-of-the-Month for September and October. They will be honored by the Kiwanis Club of Troy at a luncheon later this month.
 
  • The Women of Tomorrow participated in an interactive program on positivity and brain imagery that was presented by an area psychologist last week. The Women of Tomorrow is a program designed to empower and motivate young women by pairing them with highly- successful mentors
 
  • Another successful and well-attended Parent-Teacher Conference evening took place last Thursday.
 
  • A professor from the School of Medicine at Wayne State University will be speaking to science students about the role of genetics, and they will be encouraged to explore potential careers on Wednesday.
 
  • While already piloting a curriculum field test in her classes in conjunction with the University of Utah, Renee Boogren is the only Troy School District teacher who will be piloting a new model-based biology curriculum entitled “Students making Sense of Biological Phenomenon.” This initiative is sponsored by The Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network in association with Modeling Instruction in Michigan.  In addition to teaching at Troy College & Career High School, Ms. Boogren has been teaching Biology Lab at Wayne State University for over 10 years.

 

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