Connor St. Peter (’21) stopped by the Francis Malcolm Science Center in Easton Maine over the weekend to meet with reporters about his successful, and amazing, Eagle Scout project. In 2020, he had the realization that Aroostook County needs an observatory and made that into his project.
The MSSM VEX Robotics teams were both successful over the weekend at the York High School VEX Qualifier. Team 4393S won Tournament Champions in an alliance with a team from Yarmouth High School, and the Robot Skills Award. The other MSSM team, 4393X, earned the Sportsmanship Award.
Yesterday, October 23rd, the MSSM Boys Cross Country team placed fifth in Northern Maine Regionals with a score of 147, and are headed to the state meet at Troy Howard Middle School on 10/30. Congrats to all on the team and Coach Marrero!
Morris McCall was recognized in the top thirty with a 27th place finish and a time of 19:39. Way to go!
On Thursday, October 21st, both MSSM Soccer teams were victorious in the play-in games. MSSM (no. 15) hosted No. 18 Jonesport-Beals and defeated them 4-0.
On Saturday, October 2 MSSM brought 33 students over to Goughan's Farm in Caribou to do the corn maze and play mini golf. We also enjoyed seeing some of the animals at their small farm. Part of the cost of the maze is an ice cream, their seasonal Pumpkin flavors were popular among the students. The students also enjoyed getting a snack at their new food truck The 19th Hole Canteen.
MSSM is always delighted when one of its alum stops by to say hello. Jason Dark (’04) not only came to visit but also gave a presentation to Mr. Rhodes’ Linear Algebra class.
Of the three county scholarship finalists, two are from MSSM. Congrats Greyson and Vealy.
In this video Avery is preparing and practicing for her French immersion STEM exam on cellular biology which will take place in the science lab in a few days. This is an edible quiz for which students are learning to identify the parts of a cell and explain their functions in French.
On Wednesday September 1st, our girls soccer team had their first game of the season against Katahdin. Although the game was a loss (4-0) our soccer team was still quite impressive on the field, with 5 shots on goal.
Our cycling Penguins were at it again this week, this time over in Caribou. We took advantage of a cool day (and a tail-wind!) to ride the Access Highway over to Grimes Hill, where our students posed for a picture at the top.
Recently, Sam Kupiec (‘15) and Sam Critchlow (’01) reminisce as only alumni can.
Sam K. was in the area visiting friends and family and had the time and interest to stop by and meet with faculty and staff that he knew from days gone by.
MSSM’s Move-In Days began on August 19th with new students arriving and concluded on August 21st with returning students back in the fold. It was good to see a full gathering of students in the halls and dorm.
The MSSM STEM Summer Camp completed its 24th year with an in-person camp. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, it was only able to have 60 overnight campers per week which is down from the usual 110 overnight and 20 day campers per week from normal years.
To earn his Eagle Scout designation, this summer Connor St. Peter (’21) worked on the construction of a new Observatory at the Francis Malcolm Science Center in Easton, Maine.
The MSSM Foundation helps to ensure the long-term success of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics by enhancing course offerings, professional development, special projects, and providing financial aid to families. We see a bright future for meeting our goals as we are pleased to announce that Jeff Candura has been hired as our new Director of the Foundation.
On Saturday, May 29 th , twenty-two students from the Maine School of Mathematics received their diplomas and became the first graduates to celebrate their achievements at the school before the COVID pandemic began. The ceremony marked the first time a graduating class celebrated commencement on the MSSM campus since 2019.
The 2021 Aroostook League Championship Track and Field meet was held at Caribou High School on Friday, May 21st despite the threat of thunderstorms, we managed to outlast the weather. The MSSM boys team finished 3rd overall out of seven schools. The small but mighty girls team placed 4th out of six teams. The top six students place in each event and score points
Vealy Lai, a junior from Winthrop, was named one of two Maine National Cyber Scholars after winning a competition designed to test cyber threat prevention. There were 30,000 students competing nationally for the program run by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation. The first round narrowed the field to 5,000 students and then only 600 were named as National Cyber Scholars. Vealy wins not only a $2,500 scholarship, but also an invitation to attend the Cyber Foundations Academy multi-week training course. The other winner from Maine is a student at Freeport High School.
On Tuesday, May 18th, Mark Tasker, Chair of the MSSM Social Studies/World Languages Department, and two students called into Maine Public radio to discuss their submission to the U.S. Mint for a one-dollar coin highlighting Maine. The program was started in 2019 and features a “state-specific innovation and/or innovator in the field of science.”
Le club français gathered one last time for this academic year to enjoy one another’s company and some well-deserved snacks. We elected next year’s officers, and are already looking forward a fun year in 2021-2022. Much gratitude to the club officers this year who organized a variety of successful club events despite a pandemic year. La vie est bonne!
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