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End of an Era – Salvatelli Retires on December 31, 2012

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December 19, 2012

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Mr. Robert Salvatelli is officially retiring from Mass Academy on New Year’s Eve, 2012. The 2012 recipient of the Arthur E. Chase award for outstanding contributions to the Mass Academy of Math and Science, Salvatelli  has served the school for 14 years – as the Academy’s Director for 13 years, and staying on this past […]

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Mass Academy Junior Girls Fight Back

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December 19, 2012

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The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk education and avoidance, while progressing on to basics of hands-on defense training. Courses are taught by certified R.A.D. instructors and is currently taught at 350 colleges […]

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Mass Academy Teachers Provide Professional Development to Local Educators

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December 19, 2012

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MAMS faculty, in a continuing effort to fulfill the Academy’s mission to demonstrate excellence and innovation in teaching practice, have prepared a series of workshops designed to provide professional development in specific content areas to a cohort of local teachers. In addition to providing content knowledge in the context of pedagogical approaches, these workshops also […]

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Mass Academy Scholar Athletes Play on for Home Schools

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December 19, 2012

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Athletics is alive and well at Mass Academy as it continues to play a role in the lives of our junior student athletes who are participating in sports at their sending schools. Although athletic participation has often weighed heavily into the decision whether students would consider Mass Academy as their high school option for junior […]

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Computer Science News

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December 19, 2012

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Did you know that the week of December 9-15 is designated Computer Science Education Week in the U.S? It is a national effort to “to recognize the critical role of computing in today’s society and the imperative to bolster computer science education at all levels.” Mass Academy celebrates this week annually with different challenges and […]

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Mass Academy Shows Appreciation to Local Teachers

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December 19, 2012

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On Wednesday, November 28, students at Mass Academy expressed their appreciation to teachers who have made a difference in their lives at this year’s annual Mass Academy Teacher Appreciation Day. There were smiles, hugs, and a lot of reminiscing, as students were reunited with their former teachers. The afternoon featured a luncheon provided by the […]

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Mass Academy Students Win MIT Essay Contest

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December 19, 2012

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology hosted its first annual science and engineering essay competition this fall, a program designed to promote interest in the STEM fields and to encourage high school students to explore its implications on changing the world. Organized by the Society of Women Engineers, the essay contest was open to worldwide participation. Students […]

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Engineering Meets Game Development

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November 1, 2012

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On Thursday, January 26, fifteen local educators were treated to a stimulating lecture entitled EMPOWERMENT: Engineering meets Game Development with WPI professor David Cyganski. The lecture spoke about the creation of a game about energy. The game was invented by WPI and FIRST, inspired by and on the scale of FIRST Robotics. The talk described […]

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10 MAMS Students Commended in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

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November 1, 2012

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Congratulations to John deRivera of West Boylston, Thomas Devlin of Douglas, Ryan Fletcher of Princeton, Dennis Giaya of Shrewsbury, Mark Guertin of Oxford, Angelica Heeney of Hopkinton, Daniel Huang of Shrewsbury, James McCowan of Hopkinton, Divya Satishchandra of Shrewsbury and Rohit Satishchandra of Shrewsbury, who were named as “National Merit Commended Students” in the 2013 […]

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MAMS Teachers Launch Professional Development Series

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November 1, 2012

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Part of the mission of the Mass Academy of Math and Science is to provide professional development activities. This year, the Academy faculty prepared a series of workshops designed to bring a cohort of local teachers together, increasing networking and communication on a regional level. The first workshop, presented by the team of Dr. Judith […]

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