Thursday November 30th, 2017
Topic: The Burns Science & Technology Charter School: A Success Story
Dania Greatrex and Luis Zangotta


Why are parents driving to Burns Science & Technology Charter School in Oak Hill?  This month's presentation will show how a unique culture of hands-on learning, kindness, and involved parents and community, have successfully developed a "High Performing", STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) driven education for Kindergarten throuhg 8 the grade. 

The innovative ways software, hardware, CNX machines, 3D printers, robots, drones, and basic electronics can be used to inspire creativity will be described.  Plans for the future will be discussed.


Our speaker for the meeting will be Danna Greatrex and Luis Zengotta.  Diana Greatrex is a founder and currently Student and Community Coordinator and Librarian at the Burns K-8 STEM School.  With a B.A. in Social Sciences and an M.A. in Media & Technology.  Ms. Greatrex has been a teacher  in Volusia County for 48 years.  Luis Zengotta teaches technology from kindergarten to 8th grade at Burns.  He has taught students of all ages at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Florida International Museum and the Smithsonian Institution.  He has a B.S. in Business Management.




Times: Greetings and Cocktails 5:30 P.M.; 6:00 P.M. Dinner
Program 7:00 P.M.

                                          
November 2017 Section Dinner Menu

Beef Tips Dianne - Saulteed beef trips flambeed with brandy, shallots, mushrooms and Dijon mustard, finished in a demi cream sauce.
Served with mashed potatoes and broccoli.

Shrimp Penne Pasta in a gralic cream sauce.

Chicken Francaise - Boneless chicken breast dipped in egg batter and sauteed with fresh
herbs, lemon garic butter sauce and served with mashed potatoes and broccoli.

Members and guests $20.00 each, Student $10.00 each


                                  Please Contact Al Jusko with your dinner selections or for program information.                               
Dinner selection's must be in by Wednesday November 29th at noon
so that club has time to order and  prepare, or for further information


 Allen Jusko
 Secretary/Editor
  386-671-3706 a.jusko@ieee.org
 Important:  If you make dinner reservations and are unable to attend, call at least 12 hours prior to the  meeting to cancel. 
The Section is charged for all dinners ordered, please let us know if your plans change
            The  Halifax River Yacht Club is just South of the Fire Station at the corner of  Beach and  Orange Street.