Welcome to the NAI GOAL website where you will find general information about the NAI GOAL program and activities.
Use the bulleted links to the left of this page to view our upcoming GOAL calendar of events, review the powerpoint presentations from our monthly meetings, or learn about summer programs available to gifted and talented high school students.
"Gallimaufry" is a bulletin section where you will find a hodgepodge of diverse opportunities! This will provide GOAL students with gifted resources, contest information and local events that may be of interest to you!
What is coming up in GOAL?
GOAL MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26TH DURING HOMEROOM!
Please view the powerpoint from our February meeting which highlights this month's enrichment offerings! We also have an active calender where activity's dates/times are posted.
Thirty six students shared a poignant and thought-provoking journey through the heart of India with the Jewish International Film Festival’s screening of the prizewinning documentary film, Blood Brother. Students were powerfully moved by this film. If you would like to share in this incredible experience by viewing it with your family, it is offered here on line for free: http://www.ovguide.com/blood-brother-9202a8c04000641f800000002c2950bc
The film’s website also has several easy ideas for how you can help Rocky with his life’s work:
THE HOUR OF CODE IS HERE! And it's as simple as an hour of ANGRY BIRDS. Do you have an interest in learning what Computer Programming is all about? Do you already know the rudiments but want practice? Are you adept at Computer Programming and thinking about pursuing it as a career? Then this website is for you: (http://csedweek.org/learn). Feather your nest. LEARN HOW TO CODE.
Congratulations to our TEAMS Engineering champions Eric Mi, James McGaa, Ashwin Reddy, Joe Caulkins and Robert Kasper. They won first place in the 9/10 Division!
THINK SUMMER! We have information on summer educational programs offered on college campuses and across our community. Great students demonstrate an eagerness to learn and an acceptance of challenge. We can assist you with finding the right summer program that fits your interests and strengths!
A new opportunity -----
SUCCEED at CMU
Are you interested in environmental science? CMU has a new summer program for up-coming high-school sophomores! Look under Gullimaufry for the flyer and details on this one week seminar!
SUCCEED is made possible by sponsorship from the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making at Carnegie Mellon University and the Gelfand Center.
Here is another annual summer enrichment that students from NAI have taken advantage of in past summers. This is just a sample of some of the wonderful opportunities to consider!
The video-conference presentation with General Michael Hayden the Former Director of the U.S, Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency is available to the NAI community. Watch the conference which is posted on the NAI website by Magpie!
Gen.Michael V. Hayden is the former Director of the Central IntelligenceAgency and the National Security Agency. He is currently a Principal at theChertoff Group and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at George MasonUniversity. As Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006-2009, Gen.Hayden oversaw the collection of information concerning the plans, intentionsand capabilities of America's adversaries, producing timely analysis fordecision makers, and conducting covert operations to thwart terrorists andother enemies of the U.S. Before becoming Director of the CIA, Gen. Haydenserved as the country's first Principal Deputy Director of NationalIntelligence and was the highest-ranking intelligence officer in the armedforces. He also served as Commander of the Air Intelligence Agency, Director ofthe Joint Command and Control Warfare Center, Director of the National SecurityAgency and Chief of the Central Security Service. Gen. Hayden has appeared inthe media on such shows as Charlie Rose, Meet the Press, This Week,Nightline, and CNN'sNightly News. A Pittsburghnative, he holds degrees from Duquesne University and did postgraduate work atthe Defense Intelligence School.
Looking for a writing contest?? Look under Gallfrimaufry on the side bar of this website! There are also postings outside of the GOAL Office!
To sign up for Remind101, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org OR text (484) 577-8186 and then search for NAIGOAL 13-14 to subscribe.
Look at our Photo Gallery where students are engaged in GOAL enrichments!
How can YOU turn your interests and strengths towards a career path? Where can you find out about the "hottest jobs" that reflect industry trends? What is the best search engine for looking at colleges/universities on the web? WELL.....the answers to these questions and many more are available to you at---https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org This interactive information portal can set you in the right direction! It's not tooo early for NAI students to begin the process of selecting or eliminating career paths and investigating institutions of higher learning! Use BIGFUTURE to select a college major, learn about careers, help you to "get accepted" to a quality undergraduate program at your top school choices, and find money to pay for college!
Take a look at the OPPORTUNITY BOARD outside of the GOAL Office. We have contests, community offerings and volunteer calls posted for YOU!
What's UP FOR GRABS in GOAL?