The Cary Academy Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter will hold a mock car crash on Wednesday, May 23, at the academy. Students will see cars staged to look like an accident, students in makeup portraying victims of the accident and emergency responders in action. There will also be police, EMS, fire and a helicopter rescue, as well as the drunk driver being taken into custody. Preceding the mock crash there will be an assembly in the theater discussing the responsibilities of making good safe decisions.
Cary Homeschoolers will hold a student showcase from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at the Middle Creek Community Center, 123 Middle Creek Park Ave., Cary. Displays will include many different disciplines and approaches to education and cover a wide range of ages. There will be special exhibits and demonstrations by award-winning FIRST Lego League and FIRST Robotics Competition teams. Pre-registration required. To register, call 919-388-7913 or visit homeschoolshowcase.org.
Green Hope High School
The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes through its Lifelong Learning Program. Call 919-431-7593 or email email@example.com.
STEM Teacher Awards
McGraw-Hill Education is accepting submissions for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Innovative Educator Awards, to recognize and reward teachers who are finding innovative ways to reach today’s students. McGraw-Hill will award $25,000 in cash and prizes to the winners of the contest.
To enter, teachers can submit a short video, which should be used to demonstrate an innovative lesson, experiment or other project from their classroom at mheonline.com/stemie. A short essay and lesson plan should accompany the video. Submissions will be accepted through May 31.