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.
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)
Jill Crisan - email@example.com – lead teacher on project
Naomi (Rupert) Yurga - firstname.lastname@example.org – assistant teacher
Claire Thomas – ClaireT@psu.edu – Site visit 1/30
Marisa Ferger - email@example.com – Site visit 2/6
Vasu Varadan - firstname.lastname@example.org – 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_______________________________________
Home / Cell Phone ________________________________ Parent/Guardian Name:____________________________
Parent/Guardian Email Address:________________________@_________
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 email@example.com by 2/20/20 how many will attend. Siblings are invited