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Scruffy Duck Car Wash Fundraiser
It is that time of year again for the AOIT Scruffy Duck car wash fundraiser. Each AOIT student will receive two tickets for the car wash. Students are responsible for selling/buying two tickets. The tickets are $10 each. You may purchase more if you need them. The car wash will take place October 1st between 6:00-8:00PM (rain date Oct.8) at the Scruffy Duck Car Wash in Apex. We are in need of student and adult volunteers from 5:30-8:30PM. All volunteers must be 14 years of age. No flip flops are allowed for safety reasons. If you would like to volunteer please click here to access Sign up Genius. Please include your email in the "my comments" section. All Scruffy Duck tickets can be paid for using the PayPal button to the right.
Low Ropes Challenge Course
The AOIT Sophomore class will travel to NCSU on October 16th to participate in the Low Ropes Challenge Course. This program focuses on teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills. Permission slips are due to Mr. Ferguson by October 10th. The cost is $22.50. You can pay via the adjacent PayPal button or send a check into school. Make the check out to AHS Academy Support Team.
AOIT Senior Presentations
If you are an AOIT senior and you have not signed up for you Senior Presentation you need to do so immediately. This is a requirement to complete your internship and graduate from the academy. To sign up click here.
Academy of Information Technology honored nationally
The Academy of Information Technology was honored nationally with the Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award. This award was given for exhibiting the highest standards for public-private partnerships for the benefits of the students. In addition, the academy was one of thirteen schools nationallly to earn the National Academy Foundation "Distinguished" status this year.
Congratulations to the AOIT Advisory Board, staff and students for collaborating to earn this recognition!
Click HERE to view description of the award from Mr. Sanford I. Weill himself.
Click HERE to view the Wake County blogpost!
AHS AOIT Recognize d as "Distinguished"
Congratulations to AOIT alumni, students, parents, teachers, administration and advisory board for being named one of only thirteen NAF academies nationwide to reach "Distinguished" status! Read more at naf.org. Mr. Wight and Mrs. Oster received a banner and check for $5000 at NAFNext in Washington DC in July for this designation..
Also at NAFNext, four AOIT students presented their mobile app as part of the Lenovo partntership. Lena McCord, John Boezeman, Louis Le, and Lane Shoffner presented their Shop Local Raleigh app. Read this article by US News for more information and to see the students after their presentation with Mike Schmedlen from Lenovo.
Lenovo/National Academy Foundation Announce Partnership
Apex High School AOIT hosted a press conference on Tuesday, January 24th to announce a partnership and AOIT's participation in a mobile app development pilot. Governor Perdue and Superintendent Tata spoke along with representatives from Lenovo and NAF. We are looking for industry volunteers with Android app development experience to assist as group mentors. Follow the links below for more information about the partnership and pilot.
NAF Chairman on The Early ShowSee Sandy Weil's interview on The Early Show from 10/22/11.
Alumni Group on Facebook
An AOIT alumni group has been created on Facebook. Alumni should search AOIT Alumni and request to join.