Spring 2019

Out of School Activities for Grade Levels 6th-12th

Please Call your Program Office at (406)657-2116 to Sign-up for the activities you are interested in!

 

 

Note: Some sessions are capped. If you sign-up for a session and are unable to attend, please call or email us. We usually have a wait list of students and want to make sure that we open the opportunity up to the next student on the list.

 


1/12/19    Saturday

Time: 9:00am-11:00am                   

Place: MSU-B Student Union - Beartooth Room

 

All Students Welcome– Volunteer Opportunity‐Come help make fleece blankets and friendship bracelets to benefit
the Women’s and Family Shelter. We will provide all of the materials.

 


1/12/19   Saturday

Time:  9-11am         

Place: MSU-B Student Union Building Room 153

 

Seniors & Parents ‐ Scholarship Help Session—Come learn about and get help with scholarships. We will look at
types, where to find them and how to write an essay. You will have some time to work. Bring your resume with
you.

 


1/12/19   Saturday

Time:  9-10am

Place:  MSU-B Student Union Building Room 152

 

High School Students—Columbia University Info Session—9th‐11th grade students interested in learning about
Columbia University from one of our very own ETS graduates, Malia Gesuale. Malia will be graduating from
Columbia this spring. She is coming to share info about admissions, academics, scholarships, financial aid, etc.

 


2/2/19   Saturday

Time:  9-Noon

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

Middle & High School Students—Fire Science Workshop—Fires are becoming much more prevalent in our world.
Come learn and participate in this fun hands‐on lab workshop. We will talk about the environmental impact and
learn how to extinguish fires.

 


2/19/19   Tuesday

Time:  6-8pm

Place:  MSUB Student Union Building Room 152

 

Sophomores & Juniors‐ACT Prep for English –Come begin preparing for your ACT test in April by getting some help
with English. You will have a chance to do the practice test for the English section and see how you score.

 


2/20/19   Wednesday

Time:  6-8pm

Place:  MSUB Student Union Building Room 152

 

Sophomores & Juniors‐ACT Prep for Math –This session will revolve around preparing for your ACT Math section.
Take the sample Math section of the ACT and see how you score.

 


2/26/19  Tuesday

Time:  6-8pm

Place:  MSUB Student Union Building Room 152

 

Sophomores & Juniors‐ACT Prep for Reading –This session will revolve around preparing for your Reading section
of the ACT. If you are a slower reader, come get some great tips on how to do well on this section. Come prepare!

 


2/27/19  Wednesday

Time:  6-8pm

Place:  MSUB Student Union Building Room 152

 

Sophomores & Juniors‐ACT Prep for Science –This session will revolve around preparing for your Science section of

the ACT. This section requires a lot of reading with charts and graphs. Come do some practice questions and see
how you score.

 


 

3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27  Wednesdays

Time:  6-7pm or 7-8pm

Place:  MSUB Student Union Building Room 152

 

Sophomores & Juniors‐Additional ACT Prep sessions for English and Math –These additional sessions will go through
your individual questions and problems you are struggling with.
3/6—Math help

3/13—English help

3/20—Math help

3/27—English help

 


MSU Bozeman College Tour or "Shadow a College of Engineering Major" Trip               

Days:  March 7 & 8

Depart: 3/7 at 4:30pm

Return: 3/8 at 5:00 pm

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

9th‐12th Grades Only– MSU Bozeman College Tour or “Shadow a College of Engineering Major” Trip: This is a
great opportunity for students to get a good look at the MSU campus or for students interested in getting an
intensive look at the engineering program. Please call the office and sign‐up for engineering or the general tour.
Activity slips will need to be signed by your teachers and turned in to your UB/ETS advisor for all day Friday.
Students must have a current 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with attendance in order to travel. Priority will be
given to upper classmen.  We will leave promptly at 4:30pm on Thursday and return by 5pm on Friday. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Don't be late to board the bus! Food and lodging will be provided. Students may bring extra money for souvenirs if they wish.

 

(40 spots available) 

 


3/9/19  Saturday

Time:  9-11am

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

7th‐12th Grades—Paint & Sip– A fun opportunity to have some cocoa and cider, and create your own art. Come
flex your creative muscles and take home masterpiece at the end of the morning.

 


3/22/19   Friday

Time: 7:30pm

Place:  Alberta Bair Theater (2801 3rd Ave N)

 

7th‐12th Grades—”Gabriel Royal & Supaman”– “Oklahoma-born, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter cellist
Gabriel Royal plays his "grown up lullabies" in the subway stations of New York City. Influenced by Stevie
Wonder's groove and Burt Bacharach's jazzy yet poppy sensitivities, along with other contemporary artists
such as John Legend.”
Please pick up your tickets at the UB/ETS office a week prior to the show. Tickets not picked up by Friday, March 15th at 5pm, will be given away.

 


Montana Tech, U of M Western and the University of Montana College Tour     

Days:  April 4 & 5

Depart: 4/4 at 7:30am

Return: 4/5 at 8:00 pm

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

9th‐12th Grades Only– Montana Tech, U of M Western, & the University of Montana‐ This is a great opportunity
to check out some colleges in your home state. Activity slips will need to be signed by your teachers and turned in to
your UB/ETS advisor. Students must have a current 2.5 GPA and be in good standing with attendance in order to
travel. Priority will be given to upper classmen. Only Seniors who have submitted an application to one of these
schools may attend. Meals and hotel are provided. Please bring money for souvenirs or extra snacks. We will leave
promptly at 7:30am on Thursday and return by 8pm on Friday. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

 

(40 spots available) 

 


4/8/19   Monday  

Time: 8am - 5pm   

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot  

 

7th‐12th Grades– Northwest College Tour‐ Come explore Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming. This is a great
two year school with many great majors like photography, graphic arts, nursing, athletic training, and more. Middle
and high school students will be on separate tours providing age relevant information. We will leave promptly at
8am on Monday and return by 5pm. Lunch will be provided. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

 

(40 spots available)


5/3/19   Friday

Time: 9am-11am                          

Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot 

 

All Students Welcome—Ronald McDonald House Door Decs and Bracelets –Come make some artsy door decs and
bracelets. Lets add a little fun and cheer for people utilizing the Ronald McDonald House in times of need.


 

STEM Saturdays

 

We are fortunate to offer some extra STEM workshops this spring.  Please Call the Office to Sign-up for the activities you are interested in! Please note that some workshops will require you to commit to each Saturday scheduled.  Priority will be given to Upward Bound students.  (657-2116) ETS/UB  

 

 

The Physics of Destruction

Students will design a trebuchet/catapult that can launch a tennis ball the length of a football field.  Students will work with a professional engineer to understand the physics behind the trebuchet then design and build their own war machine.  The workshop will take place over five sessions with the final session culminating in a competition to see whose design can throw a tennis ball the farthest to cause maximum destruction.  A prize will be awarded to the winning team.
High school students only.
Cap: 20 students
Student must commit to all five sessions as students will work in teams.

Dates: February 2, February 23, March 9, March 30 and April 13.
Time: 9am-3pm (lunch will be provided)
Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot for 1st session.  Locations for other sessions will be announced.

 


 

 

3D Modeling and Computer Programming

Charles Harvey and Daniel Willems (UB Alumni) will lead students through a variety of computer related classes.  The first three build on each other and the end product will be used in the Atomic Circus show. Watch your computer creation come to life!
High School Students Only
Cap: 25 students
It is preferred that students sign up for all three, but it is not required.

 

3D Modeling—Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling.  The goal will be to design a watertight box to house an electronic circuit board that will be used as part of a science demonstration during the Atomic Circus presentation.  Students’ designs will be printed and assembled on March 9.
Date: February 16, 9am-2pm, lunch provided
Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

Arduino Computer Coding—Students will learn how to program an Arduino microcontroller circuit board.  These circuit boards will be housed in the 3D printed boxes designed during the 3D Computer Modeling session.
Date: February 23,  9am-2pm, lunch provided
Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

Atomic Circus Component Build —Students will assemble the components created during the 3D modeling and Arduino coding sessions.  Water sensitive sensors will be attached so that a light show is triggered as part of the Atomic Circus science presentation.
Date: March 9, 9am-12pm
Place:  Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 


 

 

Digital Story Telling

Students will learn the basics of digital storytelling from story structure to production.  Students will use a variety of online tools covering topics ranging from storyboarding to multimedia production. If you’re interested in theater, film, video games, or just love telling stories, this is the workshop for you!

High school students only
Cap: 20 students

Date: March 30,  9am-12pm
Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 


 

 

Drone Flight School and Racing Competition

8th grade and High school students only
Cap: 20 students
Students must attend both sessions

 

Flight School—In the first session, students will attend Flight School where they will learn about the principles of flight. Each student will receive a drone and will have one week to practice their flight skills. 
Date: April 27, 9am-3pm , lunch provided
Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 

Race Day—During the second session, students will compete in a race day where they test their skills in a head-to-head obstacle course. 
Date: May 4, 9am-3pm, lunch provided
Place: Meet at Cisel Hall Parking Lot

 


 

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