What Is Metro?
Metro is a small, intellectually vibrant public STEM school option open to students throughout Central Ohio. How is Metro different?
Metro is Expanding!
Metro is a small school with a big footprint, and that footprint is growing. In the fall of 2013, the high school program will expand to incorporate students in grades 6-8. The goal is to widen the reach of STEM education by engaging younger students in a learning environment that equips them with the necessary skills for 21st century learning.
Metro Is STEM-focused
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Metro meets all of the academic needs for each student while focusing on the student’s understanding of STEM fields. Start here ...
Metro Is Intellectually Vibrant
The ninth and tenth grades focus on helping each students attain academic and personal mastery skills. Start here ...
Metro Is Highly Personalized
Long blocks of time in integrated courses of study allow for deep inquiry and the development of strong student/teacher relationships. Start here ...
Metro Is "Doing School Differently"
Author Charlotte North details the Metro learning experience and outlines the "STEM Challenge" in a paper titled "Designing STEM Pathways Through Early College". This publication was written in collaboration with Jobs for the Future and is the Featured Download on the Early College High School Initiative page of their website.
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Metro Is Success Oriented
At Metro High School, Meagan Jones was willingly thrown into a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum. She went on to be a member of the first graduating class at Metro, but her subsequent course of studies at The Ohio State University took a seemingly different path from STEM. Read More...
Metro News and Announcements
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Students may enter the lottery for available seats by completing the Online Student Application available in the Explore Metro menu. Applications are now being accepted for students entering grades 6-8 in the fall of 2013. Deadline to apply is May 17. The application deadline for high school grades has passed. Students who applied by the February 16 deadline will be included in continuing lottery draws until all available seats are filled.
CSCC Transition to College Event
The Columbus State Office of Disability Services is hosting an Open House Tuesday, May 14 for students and parents regarding the transition from high school to college; you do not have to plan to attend CSCC to participate. Space is limited, so register early at: https://cscc.askadmissions.net/Portal/EI/ViewDetails?gid=623577d2a8e2730f1942e186b6d64c018418f9. Contact Darla Vanhorn(614-287-2570) if you have any questions.
Cool Tech Girls Kickoff Event
A free event this Saturday, May 18 from 3-5pm for girls in grades 6-12 who are interested in technology and STEM. Learn about public speaking, digital technology, and interact with professional women from diverse careers like biochemistry. To learn more go to: http://www.cooltechgirls.org/wp-content/themes/cooltechgirl/cooltechgirls/event_fun_kickoff.html
Spring Art Show
The students in Mrs. Baker’s art class invite you to the Spring Art Show next Tuesday, May 21 from 6:30-7:30pm. Bring the entire family to see the exciting projects completed in 3D Art.
OSU-Metro Academy Applications Due
If you will be eligible for a learning center or OSU classes in the fall, be sure to submit an application and supporting documents by May 15th. See Mrs. Kemp with any questions.
Design Student Presentations
Students in the Design Learning Center will present their Capstone research projects on Thursday, May 23rd at Dublin Coffman High School from 8:15-10:15am. Please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.
Gateways: Seniors should have received an email with the date/time of their Senior Gateway. This is a required assignment and a rewarding experience for all who attend. Parents of seniors should RSVP to Ms. Montano (email@example.com) indicating their availability to participate.
Graduation Announcements: Need additional annoucements? Herff Jones has provided an extra supply that is available for sale at the front desk ($1.50 each).
Graduation Tickets: All seniors should notifiy Mrs. Burgett of the number of guest tickets needed for graduation ASAP (they will be required for admission). Tickets will be distributed the week of May 27.
For all other senior news, see Ms. Montano's updates!
5K a Huge Success
This past Saturday, a group of students, parents and friends of Metro participated in the Kickin it for Kelly 5K run/walk benefiting Nationwide Children's Hospital. Special thanks to all who helped or came out to walk/run for this great cause, especially the students of the Bruening advisory who hosted the event.
The Great Gatsby
Mrs. Sutton’s class just completed a study of The Great Gatsby, so she is inviting students to a matinee screening at the Lennox Theater this Friday afternoon. Cost is $5; students would need to arrange transportation home, since end time would be after school hours. See Mrs. Sutton for more details if you would like to particiapte.
If a student needs to leave school early for an appointment or other reason, it is imperative that he/she sign-out at the front desk. A parent/guardian must come in to the front desk and sign out the student. Any student under 18 years of age MAY NOT leave Metro during school hours without a parent/guardian's consent. Thank you for supporting our efforts to keep your student(s) safe.
- May 14 - PTSO Meeting, 6:30pm at Metro
- May 31 - 1st and 3rd Period Final Exams
- June 3 - 2nd and 4th Period Final Exams
- June 4 - Exam Make-up Day
- June 4-7 - End of year Student Presentations
- June 8 - Metro Graduation, 10am at Riffe Center
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