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Metro High Experiment: Mixing Chinese with Chemistry

Metro Students mix chinese with chemistry and prove that it is possible to take on any challenge, no matter the size. The idea to mix to the two classes, came from a student, whose purpose was to knock out two classes at the same time. Students find that the experience helped them understand the language...

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Exploring Career Possibilities with your adolescent

The best way to expose your children to career possibilities for the future, is to introduce them to STEM. The mentoring program at Metro High School was a gateway for sixth and seventh graders to get more involved in STEM, by taking a trip to COSI. It is very important to introduce them now while...

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Fledgling school fares well on state graduation exams

Based on the OGT from Metro High School, it is proven that Metro has been living up to it is basic principle: Good enough just isnt good enough. The scores of Metro students are a lot better than the scores of students in other Franklin County schools, as well as in the state. Read More: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2008/07/27/metroscores.ART_ART_07-27-08_B4_EEARU9F.html

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Battelle-run network to boost schools’ effort in science, math

About $13 million has been given to Battelle to help start the  Ohio STEM Learning Network, a netwrok that will launch five STEM based High Schools in different regions of Ohio. Read More: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2008/01/31/STEM_network.ART_ART_01-31-08_B1_C697DT2.html

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Metro High concept may spread across Ohio

The Metro School has become such a success that sponsors of the school are looking to expand the idea to other schools. Batelle is hoping for a $12 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, so that they can begin opening more STEM based schools across Ohio. Read More: http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/stories/2007/09/24/daily28.html?ana=from_rss

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Battelle looking at 2nd Metro High School

Since Metro High School has turn out to be such a success, Battelle is looking into opening another similar school in Washington state. Battelle would like to partner with Washington State University’s Richland campus and other school districts. Read the article below for more details:http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/stories/2007/09/10/tidbits1.html

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Batelle, OSU and Educational Council unveil Metro High School

An unprecedented partnership of Battelle, The Ohio State University and the Educational Council today unveiled a new public high school that will emphasize math, science and technology and will open with as many as 100 ninth graders this fall. The announcement was made at Metro High School’s future site at 1929 Kenny Road, in the...

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