MSSM Information Session
University of Maine
October 21st, 12:30 – 4:00
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM), the state’s first tuition-free, public, residential high school serving students from across the state and located in Limestone, Maine will host an informational session at the University of Maine (UM) Orono campus on Sunday, October 21st from 12:30-4:00 in 10 in Hill Auditorium located in Barrows Hall/Engineering and Science Research Building.
Prospective students and parents will learn about MSSM and be able to meet with the newly appointed Executive Director, David Pearson, along with representatives from the Summer Camp and Admission offices. In addition, current students and parents will be available to share their personal experiences. Parents and their children ages 9 to 16 are encouraged to attend. Topics will include: the enrollment process, residential life, academics, and the MSSM STEM Summer Camp. The session will include a tour of UM’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center.
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) is a tuition-free, public, residential high school that enrolls students from across the state and serves over 600 students each year through its academic and summer offerings. Opened in 1995, the school provides high school students a rigorous, student-centered curriculum that emphasizes the connections between math, science, and humanities, and culminates in opportunities for authentic research. MSSM's summer camps inspire Maine middle school students to explore their passions for science, math, engineering, and technology. MSSM also provides professional development opportunities for teachers throughout the state.