Melrose High School has been selected as a "BioTeach School," and will receive $15,000 in grant funding for lab equipment and supplies, three days of teacher training, and opportunities for students to participate is science exploratory experiences.
The science department is increasingly employing ways to support science, technology, engineering, math education for students, with new science labs, more course offerings at MHS for 2014-2015, and a growing STEM Pathway.
For more information on courses and the pathway, check out the MHS Program of Studies in the 2/4/14 School Committee agenda packet. To volunteer in support of STEM education in the Melrose Public Schools, contact Bridge Director Jennifer McAllister at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-979-2299.
Margaret Raymond Driscoll is a nine-year Melrose School Committee member who is passionate about excellent teaching and learning for all public school students, and considers it a privilege to collaborate with others who share that passion. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MargaretDrisc. Just to be clear - opinions expressed here do not represent those of the Melrose Public Schools, the Melrose School Committee, or the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials - they are hers alone.