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NEW - Solar Energy Course 305/405

Dec 3, 2018   District 186 is offering a new hands-on course for students to learn about the growing career field of solar energy. It is an opportunity for students who enjoy hands-on math and science activities to explore a career that fits their interests and strengths and to build skills that are increasing in demand. This course is for Junior and/or Senior students. Video

Interested in Healthcare?

Oct 5, 2018 Initial Session: Wednesday, October 10th  3:00 - 5:00 pm

Interested in EIU?

Oct 2, 2018  Today is the first day students can file their FAFSA to receive financial aid, and we always encourage them to do so as soon as possible, no matter what their income or grades are. They can get started at fafsa.gov.  Your students will need to list EIU on their FAFSA for us to receive their information, and they’ll also need to apply to EIU. READ MORE

HBCU College Fair

Oct 1, 2018 October 16th   4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Young Eagle Flights

Sep 21, 2018 Free airplane rides for kids 8 thru 17 Weather permitting. Must have parent/guardian approval* Learn about how an airplane flies. Preflight an airplane. EAA “Flight Plan” with free online flight training. First flying lesson paid for by EAA! Fun for the whole family! Light refreshments available. Saturday, Sept. READ MORE

Engineering Open House

Sep 19, 2018 Engineering Post 6 is having an Open House on September 27th from 6pm until 7:30pm at the Hanley Building Auditorium, located at 2300 S. Dirksen Parkway.   Please contact Mike Dwyer at Mike.Dwyer@illinois.gov for more information.

Fire and EMS Open House

Sep 19, 2018 Fire and EMS Exploring Post 300 is having an Open House on Tuesday, October 3rd at 7pm It will be at the CACC building Located on Toronto road towards LLCC Contact Matt Hoffman at nokomisfiredept@yahoo.com for more information

Hands on Healthcare

Sep 13, 2018 Hands-On Healthcare debuts this fall at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, located in Springfield. Open to high school and college students, community members and Memorial employees interested in learning more about healthcare careers, sessions will occur monthly in partnership with SIU School of Medicine. Participants may attend as many sessions as they wish at no cost and may register online. READ MORE

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