JSA News

Great opportunities for families, schools (Elem., MS, HS), after-school & enrichment programs!

If you’re going to be in Raleigh any time between October 16 and 26, be sure to check out the NC State Fair and the BioNetwork’s STEM Bus!  The STEM Bus is a 40-foot mobile learning lab that provides hands-on activities, equipment, games, and information about STEM careers. It’s a great place to take a break from the heat and get inspired!

Would you like BioNetwork to visit your school?  BioNetwork delivers customized classroom presentations and hands-on activities across the state of North Carolina. Don’t let this no-cost opportunity pass you by!

You can also visit us, tour our laboratories, and use our equipment to carry out experiments in our teaching labs.  We work with schools, afterschool and enrichment programs, clubs, camps, and many other organizations. 

Let us know how we can work together to create an amazing science experience for your students.  Contact Summer Cortinas at scortinas@ncbionetwork.org.  Science is awesome!

Middle School Enrichment Scholarship

asdfThe North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) awards scholarships to encourage disadvantaged middle school students to begin considering attending college after finishing high school by providing tuition to a summer enrichment program at a North Carolina college or university. Each student will be matched with a mentor to assist them with selecting a program and requesting funds from NCASFAA. Visit their website for more information >

Eric and Casey Burns, DDS to participate in this year's Junior Seahawk Academy

Drs. Eric and Casey Burns have agreed to do a 2 hour seminar for the participating students. They are looking forward to helping these students learn more about dentistry.

About First Book

First Book provides new books to children in need, addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy - access to books. An innovative leader in social enterprise, each year First Book distributes millions of free and low-cost books to disadvantaged children and the programs that serve them. Junior Seahawks have been selected as a recipient. Read more >

Energize at Ashley High School

Energize held weekly group meetings at Ashley High School with 8-12 students.  Each week students either learned to cook a healthy recipe, exercised as a group (Zumba/ yoga/ walking) or did a little of bothRead more >

Robotic Catapult2011 Outstanding Junior Seahawk Academy LaVerne Whitted recipient- Seth Hunt won 1st place first place in Topsail High School teacher, Ms. Watt's Principles of Technology classes.  He designed a robotic catapult.



Junior Seahawk 2010 participant competes in MATHCOUNTS competition

Jr. Seahawk in the News!

Office of Environmental Education

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