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Mass Academy Receives MLSC Science Grant

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January 31, 2014

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Mass Academy will be awarded $95,429.25 to purchase life sciences training equipment and supplies as announced by the Patrick administration and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) in December. This grant program is aimed in part at diversifying the commonwealth’s life sciences workforce according to state officials. “We want to make those (professional) opportunities available […]

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Mass Academy Director Michael Barney elected to Board of Directors of National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology (NCSSSMST)

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January 31, 2014

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Michael Barney, Director of the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI, was elected to the Board of Directors of the NCSSSMST (National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology) at the annual national professional conference of the consortium in Indianapolis, IN.  Directors began their terms Saturday, November 9, 2013.  Mr. […]

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Mass. Academy of Math and Science at WPI Holds Teacher Appreciation Day

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January 30, 2014

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On Wednesday, Nov. 20,  Juniors at the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI expressed their appreciation to teachers who have made a difference in their lives at the annual Mass Academy Teacher Appreciation Day. Teachers from 34 schools across Massachusetts were honored for their contributions to their students’ success. Each student welcomed their […]

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Mass Academy Celebrates Computer Science Education Week

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January 30, 2014

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Mass Academy celebrated Computer Science Education Week, Dec 9-15, with a variety of activities. CS Education Week is an annual national program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. Each night during the week, juniors were presented with a Computer Science challenge via email. The first person to respond correctly was awarded […]

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Dr. Craig Mello, Nobel Laureate, Visits Mass Academy of Math and Science

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January 30, 2014

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Juniors and Seniors at the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI had an opportunity discuss scientific research with Nobel prize winner Dr. Craig Mello on December 10, 2013.   Dr. Mello discussed his research, answered questions submitted by the students and then took questions from the audience.  It was an interactive discussion as well […]

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Mass Academy Winners in 2014 MAML Competition

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January 30, 2014

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The results from the MAML Level 1 contest taken October 24, 2013 are listed below. The finalists receive an invitation to compete in Round 2 on Tuesday March 4, 2014. Mass Academy had 4 finalists moving on to round 2 on Tuesday March 4, 2014: John Long – score 126 Lambert Wang – score 116 […]

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Mass Academy Juniors Get First STEM Fair Experience of the Year

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January 30, 2014

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On December 19th, Mass Academy Juniors presented phase one of their STEM projects in the Brickyard to faculty and peer judges.  This was an opportunity to present initial data sets, create boards, present for the first time to judges and receive feedback as they prepare for the WPI fair in February.  The topics were wide-ranging, […]

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Mass Academy Achievements

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January 30, 2014

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Abhi Gupta, a senior at Mass Academy and representing Shrewsbury High School was named the first place Champion in Congressional Debate at the 34th Annual Villiger Speech & Debate Tournament held at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the weekend of November 22-24, 2013. Many Mass Academy students proudly represent their sending schools in extracurricular activities and […]

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