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    Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences

    Academy of Sciences Application

    Dear Parents and Guardians of 8th Grade Students and Students in Grades 9-11, 
    STEM Application Information
    1. The application process for the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences will take place in February 2021.
    2. Your grade in math, science, and overall GPA must be an 85 or better to apply for the 2021-2022 school year. 
    3. Email you school counselor to let her or him know you want to apply before February 1, 2021. 
    4. You have the month of February to write an essay and submit it to Mrs. Ernst at ernstm@hasdk12.org or mail to the address below.  The essay question will be posted on the Academy website the last week of January. Your essay must include your name, the school you currently attend, your parent's email address, your mailing address, and the essay written according to the directions in the essay prompt. 
    5. Your essay will be combined with your first semester grades from 7th and 8th grade and teacher recommendations from your current math and science teachers to determine a score.
    6. The students with the top 10 scores from each middle school will be accepted, plus 40 in ranked order after the first 80 are chosen. 
    7. You will be notified by mid-April if you are accepted. 
    8. Students in grades 9-11 should submit their essay by April 30, 2021.

    Estimados Padres y Tutores de Estudiantes de 8o Grado y estudiantes en los grados 9-11,

    Información de la solicitud STEM

    1. El proceso de solicitud para la Academia de Ciencias de la Zona de Hazleton tendrá lugar en febrero de 2021.

    2. Su calificación en matemáticas, ciencias y GPA general debe ser de 85 o mejor para solicitar el año escolar 2021-2022. Envíe un correo electrónico a su consejero escolar para hacerle saber que desea aplicar antes del 1 de febrero de 2021.

    3. Tiene el mes de febrero para escribir un ensayo y enviarlo a la Sra.

    4. Ernst en ernstm@hasdk12.org o por correo a la siguiente dirección. La pregunta del ensayo se publicará en el sitio web de la Academia la última semana de enero. Su ensayo debe incluir su nombre, la escuela a la que asiste actualmente, la dirección de correo electrónico de sus padres, su dirección postal y el ensayo escrito de acuerdo con las instrucciones en el mensaje del ensayo.

    5. Su ensayo se combinará con sus calificaciones del primer semestre de 7o y 8o grado y las recomendaciones de los maestros de sus maestros actuales de matemáticas y ciencias para determinar una puntuación.

    6. Los estudiantes con las 10 mejores puntuaciones de cada escuela media serán aceptados, más 40 en orden de clasificación después de que se elijan los primeros 80.

    7. Se le notificará a mediados de abril si es aceptado.

    8. Los estudiantes en los grados 9-11 deben presentar su ensayo antes del 30 de abril de 2021.

    Gracias Sra. Marie Ernst, Directora

    Thank you, 
    Mrs. Marie Ernst, Principal
    Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences
    40 Azalea Drive
    Drums, PA 18222

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    8th Grade Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year

    Please email your School Counselors to let them know you are interested in applying to attend the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences in the 2021-2022 school year. If we come back to school second semester, you will test at your schools. If we do not return, I will use your grades from 7th grade and this year plus teacher recommendations from this year to complete your applications. I will take extenuating circumstances, such as no internet at home, into account. You must have an 85 or better in math and science and an 85 or better overall GPA to be considered. Please keep checking this website for updated information. You may contact me by email at ernstm@hasdk12.org if you have questions. 

    There is a flyer for you to view below and on your school's website. 

    Envíe un correo electrónico a sus Consejeros Escolares para hacerles saber que está interesado en asistir a la Academia de Ciencias del área de Hazleton en el año escolar 2021-2022. Si volvemos a la escuela en el segundo semestre, se hará el examen en sus escuelas. Si no regresamos, usaré sus calificaciones de 7o grado y este año más recomendaciones de maestros de este año para completar sus solicitudes. Tendré en cuenta circunstancias atenuantes, como que no hay internet en casa. Usted debe tener un 85 o mejor en matemáticas y ciencias y un GPA general de 85 o mejor para ser considerado. Por favor, siga revisando este sitio web para obtener información actualizada. 

    Puede ponerse en contacto conmigo por correo electrónico en ernstm@hasdk12.org si tiene preguntas.  

    Hay un folleto para que usted pueda ver a continuación y en el sitio web de su escuela. 

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    Tutoring is available for all students on Mondays and Wednesdays after school until 3:30 PM at the Academy
    Students can receive help with time management, study skills, and understanding content 
    See Mrs. Hopkins to sign up


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    1.  Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
    2.  Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    3.  Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
    4.  Avoid close contact with sick people.
    5.  Stay home if you are sick.
    6.  Get a flu vaccine
    For more information regarding influenza visit www.cdc.gov

    Lackawanna College

    Lackawanna College is now offering Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis 

    You must be enrolled in Honors Probability and Statistics at the Academy

    The cost for the course is $300.00

    Credits transfer to all state universities and many other colleges and universities

    See Mr. Jacobs, Mrs. Hanczyc, or Mrs. Ernst for an application. 

    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.

    Contact Information:
    Mrs. Marie Ernst, 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