Welcome to the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences 

On June 13, 2017, at 12:50 PM, our friends and brothers were involved in a horrific car accident.
One, Jerry Catina, suffered extreme lung damage and is currently recovering from surgery.
Tragically, our brother, Justin Pinzaru, passed away in the accident. He was on vacation from Florida,
as he had spent the first 15 years of his life growing up in the Hazleton Area and simply wanted to visit his friends for the summer.
We are now collecting donations to support Justin’s family in their period of grief and the cost of Jerry’s surgery.
We are also organizing a fundraiser to support our friend, Play 4 Justin, occurring on June 29th, 2017, at the Valley East Little League Field.
If you cannot contribute to this event, you can donate to our GoFundMe kickstarters to support our brothers:
Any donation is acceptable. Thank you so much for your contribution. You have no idea how much this means to all of us.
                                        -Friends of Justin Pinzaru and Jerry Catina
Michael Kulish 570-956-6653
Chris Kovalick 570-926-7317
Dylan Laurie 570-790-3972
Nicholas Evans 570-956-7580
Alan Jorge 570-956-8725 
Freshmen Orientation
Freshmen orientation will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 for 9:00 AM -12:00 PM.  Students, come and meet your classmates and enjoy the morning. Parents may wait in the lobby or drop off and return to pick-up your children.
College Misericordia Fall Courses
The list of courses for the fall of 2017 for College Misericordia are under the shortcut link, as well as the application. Psychology has been added to the updated list.  It is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 PM.  The cost is $100.00 per course, not credit. You may only take classes that are offered after school hours.

Team Work

The Academy is a S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, and math) magnet school in the Hazleton Area School District. The academy offers a variety of learning opportunities in the sciences, including onsite college courses at reduced tuition rates, project-based learning, individual and group work, and many creative ways for students to demonstrate their knowledge.
College Classes Offered at the Academy
Introduction to Engineering Design (EDSGN100) taught by Dr. Wes Grebski,
Penn State University Physics Chairperson
Effective Speech(CAS 100A), Penn State University, taught by Ms. Jessica Whittemore
Chemistry 151 and Chemistry 152 taught by Mr. Ken Moss
Biology 151 and Biology 152 taught by Mr. Jeff Koch
All courses are offered at greatly reduced tuition rates.

Students may bring backpacks to school.  Upon arrival, the backpacks must be put into the students' lockers. The students should remove their belongings and leave the backpack in the locker until the end of the school day.

Contact Information:
Mrs. Marie Ernst
Assistant Principal
Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences
40 Azalea Drive Drums, PA 18222
Phone: (570) 459-3221, Ext. 88501
Email: ernstm@hasdk12.org
Fax: (570) 359-3605
Secretary: Mrs. Vanessa Barletta, Ext. 88500

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