May 10, 2022

Class of 2022 STEM Graduates

Class of 2022 STEM Graduates

 

Five MPCS students will graduate this year having fulfilled the requirements for the MPCS STEM major. These students have completed the requirements for the STEM major in their respective concentrations and will wear the signature silver cord at commencement:

Steven Baker, Science and Mathematics, Georgia Tech | Computer Science

Jillian Empie, Engineering and Computer Programming, University of Tulsa | Computer Science

Aidan Hanson, Science and Mathematics, University of Georgia | Business

Sarah McCune, Science and Mathematics, Wake Forest | Biology

Grant Terry, Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, Virginia Tech | Industrial Design

The STEM major is a program for high school students geared to enhance college and career readiness in STEM fields through high-level coursework, concentrated emphasis, and career-focused developmental opportunities.  MPCS offers four STEM major tracks or pathways:  science and mathematics; science, mathematics, and engineering; biological sciences; and engineering and computer programming. Each track requires a unique sequence of honors and/or AP courses in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, and/or computer programming.

The STEM major enhances the internal coursework within the curriculum by extending student learning outside of it.  Over the course of four years, each candidate must attend a battery of STEM seminars presented by professionals, present a research project publicly at a STEM Expo, and complete a minimum of eighty hours of applied science experience in industry-based internships, co-ops, competitive robotics, university-hosted experiences, and/or work-based learning.  The collection of coursework and experience is designed to not only enhance the student’s opportunity of college acceptance and readiness, but also develop career awareness and industry networking.​​​​​​​


Announcements

July 12 - Lower School New Family Meeting, 7:00 p.m.

July 14 - Lower School New Family Game Night, 6:30 p.m.

July 26-27 - High School Parking Assignments

July 30 - Senior Spots Painting Day

August 1 - New Student Orientation, Grades 10-12

August 5 - K-Day, Lower School 101, Middle School 101, High School 101

August 8 - Preschool Meet and Greet, 1:00 p.m.

August 9 - Back-2-School Night, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

August 11 - First Day of School, 7:50 a.m.

August 12 - High School Social, 6:00 p.m.

August 15: Preschool and Lower School Parent Orientation, 5:30 p.m.

August 16-17 - Picture Day

August 18 - Middle School Parent Orientation, 6:00 p.m.

August 19 - Middle School Spiritual Emphasis House Day

August 22-23 - Lower School CoGAT Testing

August 29-September 1 - MAP Growth Testing

Lower and Middle School Students

August 29-September 1 - MAP Growth Testing

Lower and Middle School Students

August 29 - Ask the Experts, 6:00 p.m.

Visit with college representatives

August 29 - Ask the Experts, 6:00 p.m.

Visit with college representatives

August 30 - Picture Make-up Day

September 5 - Labor Day Holiday, No School

September 6/7-9 - Labor Day Holiday, No School

September 22-23 - Parent-Teacher Conference Days, Grades PK-8

Students in grades PK-8 do not attend classes. High school students DO attend classes.

September 22-23 - Parent-Teacher Conference Days, Grades PK-8

Students in grades PK-8 do not attend classes. High school students DO attend classes.

September 26-27 - Fall Break, No School

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