LH registration

Laurel Highlands School District will hold a 2019-20 kindergarten registration make-up day May 21. To schedule an appointment, contact your elementary school principal:

n R.W. Clark Elementary, 724-437-9600

n Hatfield Elementary, 724-437-7371

n Hutchinson Elementary, 724-437-6208

n Marshall Elementary, 724-438-5851

Summer programs

The Office of Outreach and Continuing Education at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, will offer the following summer programs for elementary and secondary school students:

n June 10-14 — Science and Robotics 1, grades 3-6; Young Scientists Come Alive!, grades 2-4.

n June 17-21 — Kids in College, grades 1-3; Creativity in Motion, grades 4-6; Enchanted Stories: Artemis Fowl Series, grades 5-8; Tech-palooza, grades 6-9.

n June 24-28 — Great Pioneer Adventure Challenge and Things with Wings, grades 1-3; Minecraft Mania, grades 3-5; Science Behind the Magic I, grades 5-8; STEM Career Exploration Camp, grades 9-12, free to attend.

n July 8-12 — Merlin’s Magic Tree House, grades 1-3; Science and Robotics I, grades 3-6; Science Behind the Magic II; Diggin’ Dinosaurs, grades 1-3; STEM Career Exploration Camp, grades 9-12, free to attend.

n July 15-19 — Polar Adventure, grades 1-3; Pokémon Palooza, grades 3-5; Science-palooza, grades 5-8; SAT Prep, grades 10-12.

n July 16-18 — Safety, Law and Order, grades 8-10, $90, explores careers in law enforcement.

n July 22-26 — Spark Your Imagination!, grades 2-4; Science and Robotics II, grades 3-6; Crime Scene Investigation, grades 5-8.

n July 23-25 — Adventures in Health Care Professions, grades 9-12, $90, explores careers in nursing, pre-veterinarian, pre-dental, physical therapy and biomedical engineering.

n July 29-Aug. 2 — Latin and Spanish Culture, grades 1-3; Superheroes, grades 3-6.

The cost of attendance for all programs is $149, unless otherwise noted. Information: www.fayette.psu.edu/ce/youth or 724-430-4211.

Camp offered

Waynesburg University will hold a STEAM camp July 21-25 to promote learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. The camp is open to rising high school students. Sessions include genetics or digital animation; microscopy and microbiology or biomedical topics; science fiction vs. science fact or journey into the chemistry lab; biochemistry or physiology; and animal disease or skeletal anatomy. The cost to attend is $300. Scholarships are available to help defray the cost for participants who register by June 5. Registration: www.waynesburg.edu/steam-camp; deadline, June 28. Information: Sarah Bell, sbell@waynesburg.edu or 724-852-7790.

Commencement held

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus conferred academic degrees on 119 candidates during the school’s 49th commencement ceremony held May 4 in the campus Community Center. The event’s honored speaker was Gina Watts, a youth educator and advocate who since 2001 has served as a leader on more than 20 boards and developed three nonprofit organizations. For 10 years, Watts served as a full-time faculty member at Penn State Fayette in the human development and family studies program.

Program recognized

The human resource management program at California University of Pennsylvania earned recognition from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest professional society for human resources, for its undergraduate curriculum meeting the society’s education standards for quality and professionalism. Through the university’s affiliation with SHRM, eligible students may apply to sit for the SHRM-CP certification exam in their final year of study. Cal U will offer a 3-credit certification preparation course for seniors, beginning this fall. HR professionals, including current SHRM members, also may prepare for the exam at Cal U. Registration is currently open for the fall semester. Information: Dr. Stephanie Adam, adam@calu.edu, or www.calu.edu/SHRM-course.

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