The Alternative School for Math & Science

ASMS

Innovative teaching. Student-centered learning.

Middle School Grades 6-8

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7th Grade Scientists Put Their Engineering Design Cars to the Test!

7th graders at ASMS spent the start of the year learning computer-assisted design (CAD) and engineering process by designing and 3D printing rubber band-driven cars.  The goal was to create a car that would: 

  • fit in a 180cm x 120cm x 120cm sizing box

  • travel 3 meters using stored energy from a rubber band

  • be visually appealing

Students performed experiments and evaluated their prototypes to maximize the success of their final designs.

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Alumni Returns to Teach After School Shot Put Workshop

ASMS alumni, Lexi Thibault, held a shot put clinic here for current ASMS students on October 13. CPP High School sophomores are required to complete a personal project. Lexi decided she wanted to introduce shot put to ASMS students because it is something she is interested in and she didn't know a lot about it when she attended ASMS. Students in grades 6th through 8th participated in shot put drills and skill development while learning about what it's like to compete in shot put on the public high school track and field team.

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ASMS Successfully Launches New Technology to Students and Staff

ASMS distributed new technology to its students and staff for the 2021-2022 school year. Each student received a Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 with a book cover keyboard, and each teacher received a Samsung Galaxy Chromebook furthering our digital initiative mission.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Alternative School for Math and Science admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, or any other characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational admissions, and personnel policies, financial aid programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.