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Ohio may allow some school districts to develop their own tests

Amid growing complaints about new state tests for students, the Ohio Department of Education announced a plan yesterday that could allow alternative assessments in some high-performing schools. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/04/06/alternative-testing.html

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Metro to Give Head Start

A decade ago, Battelle joined with Ohio State University and a consortium of Franklin County school districts to form Metro Early College High School, a public school offering the intimacy and sense of mission of a private school to Franklin County students passionate about STEM studies — science, technology, engineering and math. Now, as student...

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Metro to Offer 5-year Associate Degree High School Program

The area’s first high school focused on science, technology, engineering and math is expanding this fall with a career-tech school designed to give students more options by the time they graduate. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/04/01/New_Metro_school.html

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Metrobots Compete!

Metrobots are a robotics team made up of Metro students who compete in an organization known as FIRST.  Each season, FIRST gives out a challenge that its robotics teams all over the world try to accomplish. Teams build a robot that must be able to complete the task but also has to meet certain requirements. In March of...

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6 Things that Make Metro Great

6 Things that Make Metro Great–And Different From Your Neighborhood High School By Tom Vander Ark on January 15, 2015 Metro Early College High School in Columbus has a lot going for it. It opened in 2006 as a partnership between The Ohio State University and nonprofit science innovator Battelle. The small STEM-focused school had...

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Metro Update: May 19

Welcome New PTSO Officers We would like to thank the outgoing officers of the PTSO and welcome new officers for the 2014-2015 year. The officers elected at the recent meeting are: Pamela Rodier, President Adrian Petrescu, Vice President William Fiorella, Treasurer Jared Gardner, Secretary Mark your calendar now and plan to join us for monthly PTSO...

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Summer Opportunities

Summer Opportunities for Metro Students *See Ms. Mechling or the Student Support Center for more information. mechling@themetroschool.org or ssc@themetroschool.org List of all OSU Camps http://sites.ehe.osu.edu/p12/files/2014/03/2014-OSU-camp-listings.pdf Franklin Park Conservatory Summer Camps http://fpconservatory.org/The-Experience/Classes/For-Kids/Summer-Camps Columbus Metro Parks-Nature Adventure Camps What: Opportunity to discover and experience nature in an engaging, hands-on group setting. Where: Columbus Metro Parks When: Various...

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Metro Update: May 14, 2014

Regular Class Day Monday We are sending a mid-week update to pass along some tidbits of information. First, please make note that Monday is a regular class day at Metro. The original school calendar listed May 19 as a virtual day, but that plan was changed. Students should be aware, but we apologize for not clarifying this with...

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Metro Update: May 12, 2014

PTSO Meeting Tomorrow The PTSO invites you to their monthly meeting May 13 at 6:30pm. Mr. Neugebauer will be speaking about the Gateway process. In addition, the PTSO will be electing new officers, including Vice President, Secretary and Festival of Friends Chair. If interested in being considered, send a paragraph stating why you would be...

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Metro Update: May 5, 2014

PTSO Meeting; New Officer Openings The PTSO invites you to their monthly meeting May 13 at 6:30pm. Mr. Neugebauer will be speaking about the Gateway process. The PTSO is also looking for interested parents to apply for officer openings. Positions include vice-president (will transfer to president in 2015-2016 school year), secretary and Festival of Friends...

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