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Ready for Our Future: Sci High Success Stories

Graduating Senior Receives Scholarship to Study Abroad in India!

Apr 30, 2014

Students at Sci High are active not only here in New Orleans, but also abroad.  For the past four summers, our students have travelled to Panama, Peru, and France, with another group of students travelling to Jordan this summer. It is our great pleasure to announce that CJ Hauser, Class of 2014, will spend next year learning Hindi in Indore, India ...

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Sci High Ranked 3rd Best High School in Louisiana

Apr 25, 2014

New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School (Sci High) is ranked the third best high school in Louisiana, according to US News Best High Schools, and rated a “silver” award winner among 2000 ranked schools in the country. The study focused on closing the achievement gap between ...

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Sci High's AP Program Featured in College Board's Annual Report on Equity & Access

Jan 14, 2014

Our open-enrollment AP program has been a core function of the school’s commitment allstudents. Any student can take college-level classes, and there is tremendous support for students and professional development ...

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Sci High Honored with OPEN's Correlates Award

Nov 18, 2013

The Orleans Public Education Network has honored Sci High with the Correlates Award for Absolute Achievement in high school.   “Given New Orleans Charter Science and Math’s outstanding performance ...

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Sci High Partners with Keep Louisiana Beautiful

Oct 31, 2013

Sci High is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Keep Louisiana Beautiful.  Sci High has a history of environmental consciousness, from the solar panels on campus providing green energy to Mr. Denlinger’s Venture Crew ...

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Sci High Teachers Rank Above State Combined Average in Proficiency and Highly Effectiveness

Sep 6, 2013

Congratulations to Sci High and Louisiana Teachers! A new evaluation ranks Sci High school teachers at 85% Effective - Proficient and 15% Highly Effective, placing us above state and parish averages for combined scores in both categories. Read more here.

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Eight Sci High Students Travel to Panama

Jun 25, 2013

This summer 8 Sci High students traveled abroad to Panama in Central America on a cultural and linguistic immersion trip. Their 10 days in country included ...


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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 testing here...

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Sci High Celebrates Twenty Years!

Apr 22, 2013

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...

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Tariona Gabriel selected for Tulane Summer Program

Apr 2, 2013

Congratulations to Tariona Gabriel who has been selected for Tulane's Environmental Health Emerging Scholars program that will take place from June 3rd to July 26th. She'll receive $4000...

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Countdown to 20th Anniversary

Apr 1, 2013

Sci High is celebrating her 20th Anniversary this April 20th. In honor of two decades of educational excellence, the school website will list twenty accolades and achievements of the past and present.

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Good news for two Sci High seniors

Dec 31, 2012

Two Sci High seniors receive good news about college.

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Mayor Landrieu Visits Sci High

Jun 27, 2012

Mayor Mitch Landrieu Visits Sci High to Promote Fit NOLA Partnership

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Alumni Update: Chris Ferguson

Apr 13, 2012

Chris Ferguson, an alum of the New Orleans Math and Science Center’s inaugural graduating class of 1997, stopped by today to update School Head Barbara MacPhee on his success and to make a contribution to the future success of Sci High students.

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I Would Love to Work in a Lab Someday

Dec 17, 2010

Marissa Honeycutt spent her summer at Tulane Cancer Center, where she joined a team exploring the use of human multipotent stromal cells in stem cell-based therapies that target tumors, particularly in ovarian cancer.

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Hands-On Learning

Dec 17, 2010

Eight Sci High students spent six weeks in the summer as interns in local organizations through the Summer Science Internship Program, funded jointly by New Orleans Outreach and the Foundation for Science and Mathematics Education.

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