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BGISD Contract Extension has been awarded for 2012-2013.

The Center's Program coordinator, Robin Hume, will continue to work for the Bowling Green Independent School District (BGISD) during the 2012-2013 school year. Robin will serve as a resource for the elementary science teachers in the district. Several trips to a local stream are being planned for the district's fourth grade students for this Fall. Robin will also work as a liaison between General Motors (GM) and BGISD to facilitate school projects at GM's new Outdoor Wildlife Habitat Area. With the new Common Core State Standards for Science being released in December of this year, Robin and a team of BGISD elementary science teachers will collaborate to find or create new science lesson plans, activities and labs wihich directly connect to the new standards.

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GWC Enterprise Starts Installing Underground Utilities

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