•          GaLS  (Girls Love Science)
    * Registration forms due by January 23, 2020
    *Please dress for cold weather.  We will be parking the vans in parking lots on PSU campus and will walk to the different locations.
    *PSU is cancelled Thursday January 31 so GaLS will also be cancelled. This will be the ONE snow day built into the program. Any future weather cancellations on Thursdays will result in GaLS being cancelled for that session and will NOT be reschefuled
    * Parents need to be at the middle school by 6:00 pm to pick up your child
    *If we are running late and you are concerned or you have an emergency message for us to relay to your child- my cell number is 814-574-1114.
    Thursdays from 3:30-6:00 pm Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27** 2020* at Bellefonte Area Middle School     Room 210
    Mrs. Rupert and Ms. Crisan will use school vans to drive the girls to PSU campus and back to the middle school.
    Please pick your girls up at 6:00 pm at BAMS.
    2020 Site Visit Schedule
    1/30/20 – Biology – Claire Thomas – 617 Mueller Lab PSU
    2/6/20 – Meteorology - Marisa Ferger – Penn State (exact meeting location TBD)
    2/13/20 – Nanowear - Mouli Ramaswamy (Vasu Varadan made connection – she is involved w/ AAUW) - 101 Innovation Park, Suite 300. Tel: 479 981 3901
    2/20/20 – Engineering - Robyn Forehlich - Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, LLC (but meeting at project site on the Penn State campus)
    Project Contacts:
    Jill Crisan - jcrisan@basd.net – lead teacher on project
    Naomi (Rupert) Yurga - nrupert@basd.net – assistant teacher
    Claire Thomas – ClaireT@psu.edu – Site visit 1/30
    Marisa Ferger - mferger@psu.edu – Site visit 2/6
    Vasu Varadan - vvvesm@uark.edu – connected us w/ Mouli. Spouse owns company Nanowear
    Robyn Forehlich - RFroehlich@sse-llc.com – site visit 2/2
    Feb. 27: Girls finalize their presentation for parents- Parents come at 5:15 pm- BAMS Library
    ***ONE SNOW DATE (March 5). is built in our schedule. Any other Thursday cancellations will not be rescheduled. This will move the showcase of final presentations to  March 7. The back up field trip will be Feb 27  to Discovery Space Museum, State College.
    Enclose paragraph of Interest with Registration by January 23, 2020
    Registration Form for GaLS- after school Science Enrichment for girls grades 6-8 Brochures are available at the office or ask a Science teacher at BAMS
    Registrations accepted on a first come - first serve basis. We are limited to 18 girls due to van capacity.  
    Student Name:_____________________________________ Grade :  __________Homeroom _____________________                        
    Email Address:_______________________@___________ Home Address ___________________________________    City, State_______________________________________
    Zip Code_________________
    Home / Cell Phone ________________________________   Parent/Guardian Name:____________________________
    Parent/Guardian Email Address:________________________@_________ 
    Work Phone______________________extension______
    Enclose  Paragraph of interest with registration by Jan 23.
    Return registration to the MS Guidance Office or mail to: BAMS c/o Kim Van Buskirk
    Girls Love Science Program 100 North School Street Bellefonte, PA  16823
    Please sign the consent below & return with the Registration form & paragraph.
    Permission to Participate In GaLS Program: I give my daughter,  ____________________________________________ , permission to participate in the
    Girls Love Science after-school program at the Bellefonte Area Middle School.  I understand that the girls will be supervised by school district teachers
    and adult volunteers from the AAUW.
    I understand that I (parents) must provide transportation home from the program (BAMS) after each session.
    My signature also gives permission for my daughter to be photographed for the website, yearbook, or for AAUW purposes.
    Please list any medical conditions that GaLS staff should be aware of:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Student Name: ________________________________________
    Parent Signature:_______________________________________ Date: ______________________________
    Registration is not complete until payment has been received.Seats will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
    *If there is a school cancellation on Thursday, GaLS will be cancelled the program will be extended one week .
    **Feb. 27– 5:15-6:00 pm– Student Recognition for Parents.Please RSVP to jcrisan@basd.net by 2/20/20 how many will attend.  Siblings are invited