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Help Support Metro via The Big Give!

Mark your calendars Metro families! The Big Give Is Here!  The Columbus Foundation’s The Big Give, a 24-hour online giving event, will take place from Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EDT to Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. All donations during this 24-hour period will receive a pro rata portion of the...

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Metro Receives National STEM Certification

 READ ARTICLE HERE! STEM CERTIFIED SCHOOLS’ POWERFUL PRACTICES  Metro Early College High School – Columbus, Ohio STEM Indicator: Community, post-secondary, business/industry partners and/or families actively support and are engaged with teachers and students in the STEM program. Metro Early College High School students are afforded multiple and on-going opportunities to demonstrate their learning through performance-based assessments,...

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Ohio to Allow Some 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. Read Article Here

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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’s Straight A Grant

Read Article Here Five Franklin County school districts, Metro Early College HS, a charter school and the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio were among the 37 schools and consortiums awarded nearly $150 million in the second round of education grants from Ohio’s Straight A Fund.

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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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