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NSF- Public Speaking & Science Workshops

Hello. It’s the bee season again.  This year we are conducting Public Speaking Bee again in addition to Math Bee, Spelling Bee, Vocabulary Bee, Science bee and Geography Bee contests by North South Foundation for Indian American children. The Public Speaking and Science Bee contests will be in March while all others will be in April.

We are planning to have Public Speaking workshop and intermediate science (grade 4 and 5) bee workshop on Sunday February 15th.  For the first time, we are planning to have free NSF Portland Public Speaking workshop by renowned and reputed public speaking coaches Cathey Armillas (TED Speaking Coach and Organizer) and Darren LaCroix ( 2001 Public Speaking Champion 2001).

Saturday February 15th (at Intel Jones Farm Conference Center)

Public SpeakingBee (middle school and high school students) from 9am to 11:30am, FREEfor Everyone. Please RSVP This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Intermediate Science Bee (grade 4-5) from 1 pm to 4 pmRegistration required. Fee:$35 (

The online registration for workshop and contests are open. A portion of the registration fee is tax-deductible. Please go to our website and register your children (parent login).  The registration will close 1 week prior to the workshop date and 2 weeks prior to the contest date. You have to register in order to get access to the practice word list. Check out the on-line games as well.  It’s another fun way to prepare for the competitions. 

Singapore Math books will also be available for purchase will be sold at Apna Bazaar starting weekend (Jan 31st – Feb 1st and also on Workshop day (Feb 15th at Intel JFCC). Quantities are limited.

Please forward this email to your friends and colleagues for their participation. This year Portland chapter contests are sponsored by Apna Bazaar, Top Tech Realty, A1 Residential Mortgage, SkyPath Travel and NSF Parents. Parental donations and sponsorship to NSF for conducting local contests are tax-deductible. If you are interested in assisting NSF Portland chapter, please write an email to us. As always, feel free to email us if you have any other questions.   

Best Regards,

NSF Portland Coordination Team       

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