District 181 Foundation Special Webinar - An Interview with NASA Rocket Scientist Dr. David Ellis
Ever wonder what it would be like to be an astronaut or work for NASA? Do you have questions about how spaceships work? Do you know what every day items exist because of NASA research? Join us as students from CHMS and HMS interview NASA rocket scientist Dr. David Ellis. Can't join the live program? Register and a link to the recording will be sent to you.
Community Speaker Series Webinar
Jessica Lahey - The Addiction Inoculation
Jessica Lahey helps parents and educators understand the roots of substance abuse and identify who is most at risk for addiction, offering practical steps for prevention. All children, regardless of their genetics, are at some risk for substance abuse. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, teen drug addiction is the nation’s largest preventable and costly health problem. In this program, she provides evidence-based strategies and practical tools adults need to understand, support, and educate resilient, addiction-resistant children
D181 Virtual Student Art Exhibit
Community Speaker Series Webinar - Ron Lieber
The Price You Pay for College
How to Talk to Your Kids About Money
Ron Lieber will be offering two different programs. The Price You Pay for College provides an entirely new road map for the biggest financial decision most families will ever make. In all his years of writing about money, he has come across no consumer decision that inspires more confusion and emotion than the question of what to pay for college. In his second program, he discusses how, when and why to talk to kids about money, whether they are 3 years old or teenagers. Grounded in real-world experience and stories from families with a range of incomes, the program offers practical tips for helping your children understand the value of money and suggests a values-based philosophy for discussing it.
District 181 Summer Camp Expo
Learn about a variety of organizations providing summer activities for students. Sports, Arts, Academic Enrichment and Support, Day Camps, Overnight Camps, Park District Programming- there's something for everyone. This event is free and open to the entire community.
Young Writers Special Webinar - An Interview with Author Dusti Bowling
Join us for a special webinar with award-winning author Dusti Bowling as she discusses her life, writing career and books. She will be interviewed by a panel of HMS and CHMS students and answer additional questions from the audience. Can't join the live program? Register and a link to the recording will be sent to you.
Young Writers Special Webinar - An Interview with Graphic Novelist Gale Galligan
Young Writers Program 2021
Community Speaker Series Webinar
The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World
Jamil Zaki weaves together the latest science with engaging real-world stories, offering us a revolutionary perspective on empathy and how to develop it as a skill. He shows that kindness is not a sign of weakness but a source of strength. With warmth, wit, and straightforward exercises that can be swiftly implemented, Zaki shows audiences of all ages how to change their professional, student, creative, and personal relationships for the better.