Nine Sci High Seniors Recognized for Perfect Attendance
May 14, 2013
Perfect attendance is no small feat. If “80% of life is showing up,” those students have proven the diligence and dedication that will serve them well in whatever future endeavor life provides them..
AP Testing at a Record High
May 7, 2013
Testing season is in full swing as May charges towards the school year finish line. Students are quiet and focused on their End of Course exams here, alongside all other New Orleans public schools. But for 151 sophomores, juniors and seniors at Sci High (over a third ...
Sci High Alum Honored by White House Correspondant's Association
Apr 28, 2013
Ashleigh Joplin, Class of ’08, was honored this past week with the prestigious Deborah Orin Scholarship. Given by the White House Correspondent’s Association...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #20!
Apr 20, 2013
20 - This Saturday, April 20th, Sci High celebrated her twentieth anniversary as an open-enrollment high school in New Orleans. It was a true joy to see founders, faculty, alumni...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #19
Apr 19, 2013
19 – As Sci High prepares to celebrate 20 years as an open-enrollment STEM school in New Orleans tomorrow, a few reflections on the past year’s success feel in order...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #18
Apr 18, 2013
18 – Eighteen years is a substantial length of time by any measure, but it is a particularly important in the career of a teacher. While new innovations and training have prepared teachers...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #17
Apr 17, 2013
17 – Students at Sci High know that life is not just about empowering themselves, but also about helping others. In addition to multiple service learning opportunities students have throughout the year ...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #16
Apr 16, 2013
16 – Sixteen Sci High students are currently enrolled in AP Biology. Science Content Lead and AP Bio Teacher DJ Johnson notes a distinct rise in student mastery, particularly in light of rigorous and ...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #15
Apr 15, 2013
15 – While making sure taxes are in on time today, don’t forget that Sci High is run by the nonprofit Foundation for Science and Mathematics in Education. Founded in 1993 to ensure all New Orleans students...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #14
Apr 14, 2013
14 – As part of NBC’s Education Nation, WDSU brought programming to New Orleans this past week. Sci High senior Victoria Carter gave a detailed articulate responses regarding school safety and student voice...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #13
Apr 12, 2013
13 – Thirteen Sci High students have passed two IC3 certification tests this year. Once they complete the final of the three Internet and Computing Core exams, they will be certified technicians capable of beginning work in the emerging IT field. Alexis Holmes has already become certified this year, passing all three exams within 3 months...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #12
Apr 12, 2013
12 – Twelve Sci High students are currently preparing for the AP Chemistry exam. Stretched over first and second period to incorporate as many labs as possible, Ms. Christa Pulvino has ...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #11
Apr 11, 2013
11 - BRUCE might sound like an ordinary name, but at Sci High it’s the name of our school robot. The Sci High Robotics team, lead by science teacher Shanna Connolly, meets weekly to engineer...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #10
Apr 10, 2013
10 – All Sci High freshmen are dual-enrolled in math classes, except for those who test into higher-level courses. With nine year-long math courses available for students...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #9
Apr 9, 2013
9 – Sci High Seniors are taking their 9th science class in four years. As a one of the few open-enrollment STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) high schools in the country...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #8
Apr 8, 2013
8 – This summer, eight Sci High Spanish II students will travel to Panama. This innovative, cross-cultural immersion program will provide a 10 day service learning experience for these students...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #6
Apr 6, 2013
6 - On Saturday, Sci High faculty and students gather again for weekly additional tutoring in core classes and ACT Prep. Providing additional support for students is part of the instructional fabric of the school...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #5
Apr 5, 2013
5 - A score of a 5 on an Advanced Placement exam is the highest mark a high school student can receive in these college-level courses. Sci High students have scored a 5 in every single AP course the school offers. As all AP courses at Sci High are open-enrollment, this is further proof ...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #4
Apr 4, 2013
4 - Today, April 4th, the Class of 2013 will begin their Senior Launch. Over the course of two nights and three days, this trip provides students with an opportunity to think about what lies ahead in their lives after high school ...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #3
Apr 3, 2013
3 - The average number of years of reading growth our Freshmen achieve. As an open-enrollment school, Sci High students come from a variety of backgrounds and achievement levels. ...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #2
Apr 2, 2013
2 - Debate Team Duo CJ Hauser and Cazimir Nelson, both Juniors at Sci High, qualified for the National Debate competition last month. In that state-wide tournament, all five Sci High teams...
Countdown to 20th Anniversary - #1
Apr 1, 2013
1 - As the 20th Anniversary of Sci High quickly approaches, there is no better time to reflect on the successes and stories of this New Orleans institution. While two decades of New Orleans' only open-enrollment, national-calibre Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) high school is too large a time span to capture in any one source...
Sci High Coach Featured on WWNO
Mar 26, 2013
Sci High's own Coach Dwight Myvett was featured in a recent Community Impact piece on WWNO. In his interview, the former pro basketball player spoke about the power of listening to students. Read and listen to the complete segment here.
Sci High is a Top Six High School
Oct 7, 2011
The Louisiana Department of Education released Sci High's School Performance score on Wednesday October, 11, 2011. Sci High's 25 point growth earned a score of 106.4, which translates to a letter grade of B+ and places Sci High amongst the top six of all high schools in the City of New Orleans.