New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School “Sci High” will hold an Open House for parents and prospective students. Parents and students are invited to learn more about Sci High’s rigorous academic programming and unique school-wide activities. Prospective students/parents will also have the opportunity to tour the campus and meet the faculty and staff.
Sci High is an open-enrollment, tuition-free, public charter high school, grades 9-12, and will be a part of OneApp / enrollNOLA for the 2016-17 school year. Sci High is highest performing open-enrollment high school in the city and one of the best high schools in Louisiana according to the U.S. News & World Report.
What: Sci High is hosting its annual Summer Internship Showcase. This event is the culmination of the Summer Internship Program and the celebration of the accomplishments of the 44 Sci High Interns that held internship placements around the city.
When: Thursday, July 23 4:00pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – National History Day (NHD) announced today teachers nominated to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. Nominees have shown outstanding creativity, commitment, and inspiration in developing student interest in history. Each state winner is awarded $500, and is eligible for the National Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award. Two national winners, announced on June 18, 2015, will receive $10,000 in recognition of their outstanding efforts.
Melanie Boulet, a teacher at New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, is one of only two winners from the state. Middle and high school teachers are nominated by their administrators, peers, or themselves for the award. Each participating state is allowed to select one high school and one middle school teacher to receive the state award and consideration for the national award.
Sci High will host its first annual Family Literacy Night from 5:30PM-7:00PM at Sci High’s campus on 5625 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115. The evening will consist of a variety of literacy events and resources from Sci High students and professionals including spoken word performances, children's story time, and a literacy organization fair. Bring the whole family!
New York Times best selling Author Jay Asher to make one and only stop in New Orleans to visit Sci High
WHAT: Young Adult Fiction author Jay Asher will make his one and only stop in Louisiana to Sci High School while on his 50-state anti bullying tour. He will be reading and speaking on selections from his book THIRTEEN REASONS WHY and donating books to the students. In his humble, honest, lightly humorous and unassuming way, Asher will talk to teens about how acutely our actions affect others. How it’s time to take responsibility for our actions. How it’s time to be kind to one another. And how every one of us matters.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 2 11:00am – 1:00pm
WHERE: Sci High School 5625 Loyola Ave New Orleans, LA 70115
On the morning of Friday, November 21, Sci High will be hosting its 2nd annual Health 360, an interactive fair that highlights physical and emotional wellness, strategies for healthy living and careers in Health Care and STEM fields. The event will take place at Sci High’s campus on 5625 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA.
The event, from 8am-noon, will consist of four segments, providing every Sci High student with the opportunity to interact with a panel of health care professionals, participate in group physical activities, attend two Wellness Workshops, and meet with three local professionals. The goal is for students to leave Health 360 with greater understanding of how to strive toward a life style of holistic health and how their current academic course work relates to Health Care and STEM careers.
What: Students from Sci High will participate in a Dooky Chase Restaurant Research Trip as part of the school’s ongoing Heroes Project celebrating the women heroes of New Orleans for the Tricentennial. The project seeks to engage students in defining what makes a person a hero in a larger society that freely throws around the word "hero." Leah Chase is one of the several women of New Orleans that Sci High students have researched and they will use their visit to the famous restaurant to do further research on the legendary chef for presentations they are working on.
When: Thursday, November 13
The U.S. Green Building Council’s Louisiana Chapter kicked off the 2014 Green Schools Challenge, a program that encourages students across the state to develop sustainability projects for their schools in the name of friendly competition. About 40 people gathered - USGBC Louisiana staff and volunteers, students and public - at a press conference Monday to officially launch this year’s program and honor last year’s second place winner, the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School (Sci High).
“We wrote letters to our principals saying that we were concerned about the school’s bad habits,” said senior Celeste Cuellar. “We didn’t like that we were using the Styrofoam in the cafeteria, and we needed to go on a greener path. They listened to us.”
WHAT: Louisiana Green Schools Challenge Press Conference and 2014 Program Launch
WHEN: Monday, August 25th, 10:00 am
WHERE: New Orleans Charter Math and Science High School
NEW ORLEANS, LA --- August 21, 2014 – The U.S. Green Building Council’s Louisiana Chapter announces the 2014 Green Schools Challenge, a program that encourages students across the state to develop sustainability focused projects for their schools in the name of friendly and FREE competition. A press conference to officially launch this year’s program will take place Monday, Aug. 25 at 10am at the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School (Sci High).
What: Sci High is hosting its annual Summer Internship Showcase. This event is the culmination of the Summer Internship Program and the celebration of the accomplishments of the 36 Sci High Interns that held internship placements around the city.
When: Thursday, July 24 4:00pm
Where: Sci High School 5625 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115