• Welcome to the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences 

    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. There is a short presentaion for parents and students at 9:00 AM. Parents may wait in the lobby or return to pick-up your children at 12:00 PM. Academy students do not need to attend the orientations at the Hazleton Area High School. 
    Schedule Pick-up Dates and Times
    Students can pick up their schedules on the following dates and times:
    Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    All Freshmen and Sophomores
    Monday, August 14, 2017 from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
    All Juniors and Seniors 
    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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