A conversation with Mass Academy’s physics teacher
As all students at Mass Academy can vouch for, coming to this school is a big academic and social change. Teaching at the academy is also unlike teaching at any other public school in Massachusetts, as Mass Academy has a smaller student population, university connections, and a STEM focused curriculum. Entering this school as a […]
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Mass Academy received a safe driving presentation
Long commutes across the entire state of Massachusetts are one of the unique things about Mass Academy. Given this, it is unsurprising that the Massachusetts State Police chose Mass Academy as a school community in need for the ThinkFast Driver Safety presentation. On Monday, March 13th, ThinkFast hosted a game show style presentation for all […]
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Mass Academy students and their pets
Puppies, cats, and peacocks? Mass Academy students are known for their diverse range of academic talents; however, students here also own a plethora of pets. Out of the students surveyed, cats and dogs were equally represented. Surprisingly, chickens were the most represented out of all of the pets. Starting off with our heaviest contributor with […]
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Students Attend the Connections Conference
Several Mass Academy students attended the Connections Conference, hosted by Sutton High School, which brought together over 700 students and educators from all over New England who want to make a difference. The day started in the auditorium, with a hype team leading everyone in Just Dance to the song Rasputin. José Vilson, an educator […]
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Parent Support Group hosts a game night
To celebrate the end of C Term, the Parent Support Group (PSG) at Mass Academy organized a Game Night for all the students. “The Parent Support Group had a brainstorming session months ago to come up with an idea for a March event. We then asked all parents to donate most of what we needed, […]
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A spotlight on seniors Gracie Sheng and Saaya Daga’s internship at Congressman Jim McGovern’s office
During senior year at Mass Academy, all seniors are required to complete a Senior Independent Study Project (SISP), dedicating a minimum of 100 hours to a topic or activity of interest. This year, seniors are using their SISPs to explore yoga, sewing, videography, and much more. For two seniors, their SISP has landed them in […]
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Jessie Taubert competes at the USA Climbing Championship
Jessie Taubert, a Mass Academy senior, recently competed in the USA Climbing 2023 Youth Boulder Divisional Championship. Taubert’s specialty, bouldering, is a subset of rock climbing that consists of 10 to 15 foot walls with numerous features to climb and traverse. A seasoned climber, Taubert has been climbing for nine years and competing since 2016. […]
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A spotlight on senior Erika Lam’s senior independent study in real estate
Would you ever expect a high schooler to be helping you with real estate listings during your house search? Probably not. But senior Erika Lam is looking to become Mass Academy’s very first high school real estate agent. “I grew up going to a lot of open houses, so I knew when I was older […]
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Students competed in the Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair
The Worcester Regional Science and Engineering Fair (WRSEF) brought together 112 student participants and 90 projects from 17 different schools – one of which was Mass Academy. The top scorers from the Mass Academy February Fair were selected to move onto WRSEF where they competed for a chance to go to the Massachusetts Science and […]
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Mass Academy juniors were invited to present at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
A group of Mass Academy students were invited to present at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on March 2nd, 2023. The Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), hosted by the University of New Hampshire, is a STEM competition for high schoolers where students compete in poster presentation and oral presentation. “It was a really […]