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Middle School After-School Programming

Metro Early College Middle School is excited to be partnering with the Boys & Girls Club for after-hours programming during the 2015 – 2016 school year.  This after-school programming will take place the following hours: Monday, Friday:  2:45 – 6:30 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM The following is some of...

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Laptop Pickup

If you are leasing a school laptop, it may be picked up during orientation on Monday, August 17, or from 10:00 am – 2:00 PM on Tuesday, August 18.  You must have submitted your Laptop Lease Agreement and appropriate payment by Friday, August 14, so that we can process your forms in time.  If you have...

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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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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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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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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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