Friday, February 22, 2013
AMSA will compete this Sunday on the High School Quiz Show program on WGBH.
The High School Quiz Show episode featuring the academic team from Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School vs. the academic team from Brookline High School premieres this Sunday, Feb 24 at 6:30pm on WGBH 2. Nearby Wachusett Regional High School in Holden has also advanced and will face Framingham High School with the episode airing on March 31. The show’s production team announced the 16 schools on High School Quiz Show’s Facebook page. Teams qualified by earning top scores on “Super Sunday,” an event at which registered school teams each took an identical 100-question oral quiz at WGBH Studios in Brighton. The 16 high school academic teams that will appear on season four of High School Quiz Show are (in alphabetical order): Acton…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Advanced Math and Science Academy Public Charter School will compete in February on the game show.
Tuesday, January 8
Advanced Math and Science Academy Public Charter School will face off against Brookline High School on season four of High School Quiz Show, WGBH’s academic quiz show hosted by Billy Costa. All episodes premiere Sundays at 6:30 p.m., repeating Saturdays at 6pm, on WGBH 2. AMSA's competition will air on Feb. 24. Nearby Wachusett Regional High School in Holden has also advanced and will face Framingham High School with the episode airing on March 31. Season four premieres Sunday, Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. on WGBH 2. The show’s production team announced the 16 schools on High School Quiz Show’s Facebook page. Teams qualified by earning top scores on “Super Sunday,” an event at which registered school teams each took an identical 100-question oral …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Results from the Department Public Health reveal that Marlborough has more overweight students than the state average.
According to results of a Body Mass Index screening conducted during the 2010-2011 school year by the Department of Public Health, Marlborough is among the towns with the highest number of obese and overweight students. Nearly one-third of Massachusetts students in grades 1, 4, 7 and 10 are overweight or obese, revealed the findings, as reported in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette. The Marlborough school district ranked at 42.4 percent, taking second place for the highest percentage in the region behind Pathfinder Regional Technical School at 48.8 percent. The two schools join Leicester and Ware as others with high percentages above the state average of 32.4 percent. Assabet Valley Vocational School fared only slightly better, with 37.4 …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Sterling Kelly, son of Horace and Dreama Sloan-Kelly, talked to Patch about his first book and his plans to make it a series.
Sterling Kelly is a 14-year-old young man who is the oldest child in his family. He attends the Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School (AMSA), plays basketball, runs track and loves to program computers. In addition, Kelly is also a Johns Hopkins Central for Talented Youth (CTY) honors scholar with one of the highest scores in the country and has recently published a book. Kelly wrote The Jato Lee Chronicles Book One: The Unknown when he was 12 years old. Printed in 2011, the story is about a 14-year-old ninja named Jato Lee who woke up alone in a cavern in Hirosaki (the name of this world a combination of Hiroshima and Nagasaki) and cannot remember anything from before he got there. "Jato can do all of the things the other …
Monday, March 5, 2012
There is local art for sale at very reasonable prices, and AMSA students will be treated to a special guest early next week.
1. If you'd like to keep up on Marlborough news, but don't always remember to log on Marlborough Patch, our daily newsletter may be for you! The newsletter goes out each morning with the top stories from the day before, but there are several options to best fit your interests and lifestyle. We won't abuse your address, and we will never give your email to a third party. 2. The Post Road Art Center is currently hosting the exhibit "It's in the Bag." Participating area artists were given a mystery bag and were asked to create a piece of work based on the ingredients of the bag. The finished pieces are now on sale and on display at the gallery. There is also an opening reception from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 8 at the gallery. Visitor …