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3….2….1…. Blast Off…..It’s ROCKET LAUNCH TIME!

Rocket Build Party: November 2; Rocket Launch: November 6

The Lovejoy Gifted Association and the Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) will be sponsoring the ROCKET PROJECT again this year due to the overwhelming success of last year’s event! The Rocket Project is an extracurricular STEM activity at which your child builds a rocket one evening, then launches it another day — all with the assistance of the professionals from DARS. Demonstration launches will be held behind SCIS during lunch periods Wednesday, October 12th. Please join us for the fun:

What:                Rocket Build Party*

Where:              SCIS cafeteria

When:               Wednesday , November 2nd from 6:00-7:30

Who: Skill level geared toward 3rd-6th graders, but all ages are welcome with an adult.

Launch:             Sunday, November 6th at LHS — at Noon

Cost:                $12 for LGA members and $22 for nonmembers.

 

Click here to order your rocket kit.The deadline for orders is: October 19  

*Parental supervision is required at both the Build and Launch events.

LGA Rocket Launch Video: https://youtu.be/EPVqhiCap48 

LGA Book Club – Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

You’re Invited to a Lively Book Discussion on Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Psychologist Carol Dweck

Thursday, October 27 at noon
Gloria’s restaurant in Village of Fairview
Please RSVP TO tanyahulldonaghey@gmail.com by Monday, Oct. 24

Sometimes gifted students avoid projects, subjects or activities because they do not believe they can be successful at them. This can be changed by adopting a Growth mindset instead of a Fixed one — thereby fostering productivity and creativity.  We will discuss many informative anecdotes and ideas offered in this book.

TO PURCHASE —  Please go to Amazon Smile and designate Lovejoy Gifted Association as your charitable organization.  Then when you order the book we will receive a small portion of the purchase as a donation at no cost to you!