August 2017


STEM Program Offers a Free Trip to Washington DC for Memphis Students
 
Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE) is launching an after-school STEM program called R3: Rockets, Robotics, and Arithmetic on September 27, 2017. This is a free after-school program for 6th – 12th grade and is available to public, private, and home-school students. Approximately 200 students will be selected to join.
 
R3 participants will receive weekly STEM instruction in preparation to compete in the following regional and national competitions: VEX Robotics, Lego Mindstorm, First Robotics, SeaPerch Underwater Robotics, TARC Model Rocketry, and NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to travel in the summer to see how STEM works in the real world. The summer trips to places like the Discover Park of America, Nissan and GM factories, US Space and Rocket Center are designed to allow students greater exposure to STEM disciplines.
 
The R3 Project Director of, Cameron Cooley, and R3 Site Coordinator, Marquita Wakefield will be accepting interest applications beginning August 25, 2017. Please go to tinyurl.com/r3atmase to download application or apply in person at Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering main office.
 
R3: Rockets, Robotics, & Arithmetic is a free program to Memphis residents who children are in public, private, and home-school institutions. Food is provided to all participants at no cost to parents. In addition, forty plus students will be given the opportunity to win a free trip to Washington, DC at the end of the school year.
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Solar Eclipse Event at the Pink Palace

Monday, August 21 • 12 noon – 2pm
FREE

The sun is always shining on the Pink Palace Museum…except for the two or so minutes of total Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21, 2017!

Celebrate, enjoy, learn and most of all, experience this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Pink Palace Museum. While it’s true that Memphis will only see an almost total (94%) eclipse, we are making the most of it.

Join us on the Pink Palace Mansion front lawn for:

  • Safe, viewing telescopes
  • Scale model solar system walk
  • Eclipse activity tables
  • Eclipse educators and Planetarium astronomers
  • NASA live feed of the Solar Eclipse on our Planetarium lobby monitors
  • World’s largest fully functioning solar eclipse glasses (courtesy of American Paper Optics in Bartlett)

Since it is never safe to stare into the sun, stop by our Museum Shop and purchase your safe viewing Solar Eclipse glasses. They’re selling fast so make sure you get them ahead of time!

Christian Mobile Dental Clinic 2017 Calendar

Calendar is subject to frequent changes. For the most accurate schedule, check daily.

NOTE: If you are interested in becoming a patient on the Christian Mobile Dental Clinic, you cannot have dental insurance, you must live in the zip code(s) of the host church, and you must provide photo I.D. or proof of residence at your appointment or you cannot be seen. Bellevue Baptist is not responsible for making the dental appointments, they are made by the host church.

To make an appointment call the number listed with the particular church listed in your zip code. You are able to be treated on the dental clinic up to two times per calendar year.

August 2-5: Divine Providence, 38107 | Location: 1089 Vollintine Ave. Contact: Iesha @ 901-596-0049 Dr. Gregory & Dr. Sexton & UT

August 9-12: Tabernacle MBC, 38106 | Location: 1662 Kendale Ave. Contact: Anita Brown @ 901-207-2325 between 10 am-2 pm Dr. Gregory& Dr. Sexton

August 16-19: Scenic Hills UMC 38128 | Location: 2847 Pembroke Rd. Contact: 901-494-0363 Dr. Gregory

August 23-26: Macedonia MBC Church, 38106 | Location: 2093 Perry Rd. Contact: 901-268-7096 Dr. Gregory

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