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PLE Postings

Personalized Learning Experience (Earn Credit Outside of School)

Looking for students who may be interested in the following opportunities:
Students must be 16 if they are involved in a "non school district" site

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CURRENT AFTER SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES credits: .25, .50, 1.0 (depending on hours)
Contact Mrs. Van Fleet for further information (PLE office periods 2 & 3, room 126 period 5) Cynthia.vanfleet@meridenk12.org

Meriden Historical Society: for those with an interest in history, with particular emphasis on Meriden history
Assistants needed: Independent research involved with weekly check-ins at the site
1. Children's Display – what was childhood like in Meriden in the 1800s?
2. History of clubs in Meriden (Rotary, Kiwanis, Women's Club, etc) – How did these clubs start? What types of events/activities were done?
3. Taking old films and digitizing
Must be at least 16

Cooking and Gardening Club for children assistant: for those interested in cooking/gardening and working with children at Thomas Hooker Elem School, Thursdays 2:50-4:45. Assistant to the Club Adviser. Cooking healthy food and snacks during winter months. Spring will learn about soil, composting, and gardening. 

 

Activities Assistant/Homework Tutor
Daily at Hale, Hanover, Pulaski
3:20-5:30 (earlier start on Thursdays)
Hours can vary depending on how much credit they are looking for
(Students must be 17 for this) 

Teacher assistant for afterschool program at Hanover
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 3:30-5 for the whole school year (can be split into 1/2 year if needed)

Finance/Business/Research/Marketing:
Flexible hours
Much of work would be done independently , reporting to site director once a week
Site director is a financial adviser - Michael Argiro, 4T Financial, Wallingford 
16 or 17 year olds only

Photography - working with QRWA
Combination of photography and nature interest
photographing the flora and fauna of the trails and documenting how they change through the seasons
independent research finding info about each species to be used as signage along the trail, brochure info, or video to be linked on their website

Do you have an interest you would like to pursue? See Mrs. Van Fleet to discuss and find opportunities that match your interests!