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Prep for the Future with GroWize Test Prep

Alexander Graham Bell is noted as having said “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” I remember the last year of my high school education as a mix of excitement, stress, and worry. As I recall, my mind favored the last two… Between having to decide what your future career will be, leaving friends, and moving from home to go to college, performing well on the ACT and other placement tests is an additional stress that can be overwhelming. Fortunately, GroWize can help mitigate some of that worry with their excellent test prep services.

ACT Prep

GroWize offers several different settings and styles of prep for the ACT.

Some options are available to only seniors while others are available to juniors and seniors.

4 Week ACT Prep:

Their 4 week ACT Prep Course meets Saturday and Sunday from 9-12pm for 4 weeks. This course is available only to seniors. The course is only 400 dollars and includes the book you will need for the class.

8 Week ACT Prep:

Available to both seniors and juniors, the 8 week course on Sunday from 2-5pm. The cost for this course is 500 dollars and also includes the book needed to complete the course. This court offers over 20 hours of Math and Grammar review.

1-On-1 Tutoring:

This option is available according to student schedules. This course would be ideal if you are struggling with a specific aspect of a subject or, if you are like myself, you perform better 1-On-1 than in group settings. The tutoring sessions are 50 dollars per hour which includes the book.

ACT Prep

GroWize offers several different settings and styles of prep for the ACT. Some options are available to only seniors while others are available to juniors and seniors.

4 Week ACT Prep:

Their 4 week ACT Prep Course meets

Saturday and Sunday from 9-12pm for 4 weeks. This course is available only to seniors. The course is only 400 dollars and includes the book you will need for the class.

8 Week ACT Prep:

Available to both seniors and juniors, the 8 week course on Sunday from 2-5pm. The cost for this course is 500 dollars and also includes the book needed to complete the course. This court offers over 20 hours of Math and Grammar review.

1-On-1 Tutoring:

This option is available according to student schedules. This course would be ideal if you are struggling with a specific aspect of a subject or, if you are like myself, you perform better 1-On-1 than in group settings. The tutoring sessions are 50 dollars per hour which includes the book.

ACT Prep

GroWize offers several different settings and styles of prep for the ACT. Some options are available to only seniors while others are available to juniors and seniors.

4 Week ACT Prep:

Their 4 week ACT Prep Course meets Saturday and Sunday from 9-12pm for 4 weeks. This course is available only to seniors. The course is only 400 dollars and includes the book you will need for the class.

8 Week ACT Prep:

Available to both seniors and juniors, the 8 week course on Sunday from 2-5pm. The cost for this course is 500 dollars and also includes the book needed to complete the course. This court offers over 20 hours of Math and Grammar review.

1-On-1 Tutoring:

This option is available according to student schedules. This course would be ideal if you are struggling with a specific aspect of a subject or, if you are like myself, you perform better 1-On-1 than in group settings. The tutoring sessions are 50 dollars per hour which includes the book.

Finally they offer a year-long ACT prep. If you are really concerned with performing well on the test this year long course will have you confident and ready to ace the ACT. Aside from the ACT GroWize also caters to high school students. If your child is preparing for one of the many standardized tests GroWize can prepare them for anything the tests can throw at them. The classes are split into 2 groups: 7th-9th Graders and 10th graders.


GroWize is a MCRE Rewards Club member and any club members will receive 50 dollars off the

cost of an SAT or ACT test prep. Just click here to learn more about becoming a member!

GroWize is a MCRE Rewards Club member and any club members will receive 50 dollars off the cost of an SAT or ACT test prep. Just click here to learn more about becoming a member!


As you might imagine Spring is a buys time for test prep. GroWize has multiple classes listed on their facebook page. Follow this link to go straight to their event/classes information.

While Growize is primarily 

a test prep service they are also involved with the ALOHA National Math Challenge.

The challenge is open to all students from the 1st grade to the 6th grade. If your child is a math whiz this competition is the perfect place for them to show off their abilities, learn, and make new friends.

As you might imagine Spring is a buys time for test prep. GroWize has multiple classes listed on their facebook page. Follow this link to go straight to their event/classes information. While Growize is primarily a test prep service they are also involved with the ALOHA National Math Challenge.

The challenge is open to all students from the 1st grade to the 6th grade. If your child is a math whiz this competition is the perfect place for them to show off their abilities, learn, and make new friends.


By: Josh Holland

Josh Holland is a writer who currently studies writing and literature at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Previously, Josh attended the University of North Alabama in Florence where he also studied writing. While attending UNA, Josh had articles published in both SET Magazine and The Flor-Ala. Josh was also published in the UNA Lights and Shadows Literary Arts Magazine, which focuses on fiction. Josh has experience as a video editor, and often writes scripts for online, text-based video content.

Fun Team Building Exercises in the Rocket City

Is your business looking for creative, fresh ways to bring your workforce together as a cooperative team? The Rocket City has several diverse options to choose from!

Corporate Space Camp

Probably the quintessential HSV pick on our list is Corporate Space Camp at the U.S. Space

and Rocket Center! Run simulated space missions as a crew member in this program that works in conjunction with Zenith Team Experience, a leadership development organization.

Corporate Space Camp

Probably the quintessential Huntsville pick on our list is Corporate Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center! Run simulated space missions as a crew member in this program that works in conjunction with Zenith Team Experience, a leadership development organization.

Huntsville Escape Rooms

Like puzzles and timed challenges? Try Huntsville Escape Rooms for a “Clue” board game like experience brought to life. Solve family friendly, non-scary puzzles to escape a locked room in under 60 minutes.

Food Related Team Building by Chef JoAnna

Nashville and Huntsville based Chef JoAnna offers cooking based team building competitions in

the style of popular Food Network show Iron Chef. She even brings the show to your office! Best suited to between 8 and 30 participants, these challenges encourage face to face interaction with coworkers who may not usually work together in the same space.

Food Related Team Building by Chef JoAnna

Nashville and Huntsville based Chef JoAnna offers cooking based team building competitions in the style of popular Food Network show Iron Chef. She even brings the show to your office! Best suited to between 8 and 30 participants, these challenges encourage face to face interaction with coworkers who may not usually work together in the same space.

Civil Axe Throwing Huntsville

Wanna blow off some steam with a more physical activity? Civil Axe Throwing at Campus 805 offers something most people have probably never done. Just wear closed toed shoes, take a few pointers from the staff, and you’ll soon be hooked, their website says. Gotta say, I’m interested.

YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee

For an outdoorsy option, check out YMCA’s Camp Cha-La-Kee in Guntersville. Engage your team with sports and leadership programs designed to focus and energize your employees and drill them in key areas such as communication and planning.

YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee

For an outdoorsy option, check out YMCA’s Camp Cha-La-Kee in Guntersville. Engage your team with sports and

leadership programs designed to focus and energize your employees and drill them in key areas such as communication and planning.

Civil Axe Throwing Huntsville

Wanna blow off some steam with a more physical activity? Civil Axe Throwing at Campus 805 offers something most people have probably never done. Just wear closed toed shoes, take a few pointers from the staff, and you’ll soon be hooked, their website says. Gotta say, I’m interested.

YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee

For an outdoorsy option, check out YMCA’s Camp Cha-La-Kee in Guntersville. Engage your team with sports and leadership programs designed to focus and energize your employees and drill them in key areas such as communication and planning.

Civil Axe Throwing Huntsville

Wanna blow off some steam with a more

physical activity? Civil Axe Throwing at Campus 805 offers something most people have probably never done. Just wear closed toed shoes, take a few pointers from the staff, and you’ll soon be hooked, their website says. Gotta say, I’m interested.


By: Stephen Locke

Stephen Locke grew up in north Alabama, and returned to find a beautiful wife and East Limestone mutt to call family, after years of toil and revelry afar, and having absorbed the lesson, "Don'tcha think, sometime's it's wise not to grow up?" His true loves include waterfalls, houseplants, architecture, photography, basketball, and whistling along to his favorite guitar solos.

Some Picks For Cold Weather Amazon Prime Viewing

Winter is upon us and Rocket City temps have dipped into the 20’s of late, so at my house we’ve definitely been getting our television and fires in. If you primarily use Netflix like my wife and me, you may be unfamiliar with Amazon Prime’s viewing entertainment catalog. 

So I’m taking a look for us. The first option is the last thing we watched on Amazon, and it’s one of the best television shows ever,

Downton Abbey. It’s the biggest PBS show of all time, following the waning years of a great estate in the English countryside. Bridget and I are making our way through the acclaimed series—her first time, my second. It’s an unequivocal masterpiece that I finally gave in to watching after several years of hearing from all manner of people how good it is. It’s definitely not the sort of thing to which you can pay half hearted attention and still follow, but it is a crown jewel in TV history for its dialogue, character depth, and wardrobe design. It’s also family friendly and excellent for inducing sleepiness (the still interested sort of sleepy). Perfect Sunday morning with coffee watching.

So I’m taking a look for us. The first option is the last thing we watched on Amazon, and it’s one of the best television shows ever, Downton Abbey. It’s the biggest PBS show of all time, following the waning years of a great estate in the English countryside. Bridget and I are making our way through the acclaimed series—her first time, my second.

It’s an unequivocal masterpiece that I finally gave in to watching after several years of hearing from all manner of people how good it is. It’s definitely not the sort of thing to which you can pay half hearted attention and still follow, but it is a crown jewel in TV history for its dialogue, character depth, and wardrobe design. It’s also family friendly and excellent for inducing sleepiness (the still interested sort of sleepy). Perfect Sunday morning with coffee watching.

If that sounds awful, hey look! There’s sports stuff. Former player Warren Sapp and New England Patriots coach Bill Bellichick are profiled in the NFL Films documentary series A Football LifeThis caught my eye: a doc series on The New Yorker. I’ll probably check that out just for the cartoon stories. Looks like certain content from other subscription services like HBO and Showtime is accessible through Amazon Prime. Many PBS shows are also available. 

Prime looks to have a solid selection of classic, holiday, and kids movies like Where the Red Fern Grows, Elf, and Despicable Me 3.

If that sounds awful, hey look! There’s sports stuff. Former player Warren Sapp and New England Patriots coach Bill Bellichick are profiled in the NFL Films documentary series A Football Life.

This caught my eye: a doc series on The New Yorker. I’ll probably check that out just for the cartoon stories. Looks like certain content from other subscription services like HBO and Showtime is accessible through Amazon Prime. Many PBS shows are also available.

Prime looks to have a solid selection of classic, holiday, and kids movies like Where the Red Fern Grows, Elf, and Despicable Me 3.

I’m not familiar with any of Amazon’s original series, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. They’re competing hard with various other providers to attract viewers with original content, but my radar is quite full, to which I’m sure most of you can relate. But if Netflix is feeling a little stale to you, check out Amazon Prime video on a trial. There’s plenty to try on for your binge-watching needs, whatever your taste.


By: Stephen Locke

Stephen Locke grew up in north Alabama, and returned to find a beautiful wife and East Limestone mutt to call family, after years of toil and revelry afar, and having absorbed the lesson, "Don'tcha think, sometime's it's wise not to grow up?" His true loves include waterfalls, houseplants, architecture, photography, basketball, and whistling along to his favorite guitar solos.

Local High School Basketball Schedules

You may think, “Why would I go to a blog for a basketball schedule when I can just go to the school’s website?” Well, I’ll tell you. We have parsed and aggregated all of the data for local high school basketball games and have presented them in easy to read tables. These tables contain all currently available information, and some that was extrapolated from that existing information. These schedules are skeletal at the moment, but the tables will be faithfully updated as more information becomes available for each school’s schedule.

2017-18 James Clemens Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Bob Jones Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Huntsville High School Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Lee High School Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Madison Academy Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Sparkman High School Basketball Schedule

2017-18 Mae Jemison Boys and Girls Basketball Schedules

 


by: Josh Holland

Josh Holland is a writer who currently studies writing and literature at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Previously, Josh attended the University of North Alabama in Florence where he also studied writing. While attending UNA, Josh had articles published in both SET Magazine and The Flor-Ala. Josh was also published in the UNA Lights and Shadows Literary Arts Magazine, which focuses on fiction. Josh has experience as a video editor, and often writes scripts for online, text-based video content.



Josh Holland is a writer who currently studies writing and literature at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Previously, Josh attended the University of North Alabama in Florence where he also studied writing. While attending UNA, Josh had articles published in both SET Magazine and The Flor-Ala. Josh was also published in the UNA Lights and Shadows Literary Arts Magazine, which focuses on fiction. Josh has experience as a video editor, and often writes scripts for online, text-based video content.


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Terms & Conditions:
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  • Has no cash value