Welcome to the Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences
Acceptance status letters for the 2019-2020 school year were sent to the middle school counselors on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
Testing for upper classmen will take place on April 1, 2019 through April 17, 2019. See your school counselor to have your name placed on a list if you would like to take the test for grades 10, 11, or 12 of the 2019-2020 school year.
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 and study skills during the school day
See Mrs. Hopkins or Mrs. Stetz to sign up
Mrs. Marie Ernst, Principal, and Mr. Brian Jacobs, physics and math teacher, were trained in stategic plan analysis for STEM schools through the Luzerne County Intermediate Unit 18 in the fall of 2017. We performed the analysis of the school, with the help of LIU 18, and have been working with all faculty to implement the improvements at the academy. We are working to make our school even better.
6 Steps to prevent the flu
|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 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. Matterazzo, Mrs. Hanczyc, or Mrs. Ernst for an
Luzerne County Community College online classes can be taken by seniors during the school day in the 2018-2019 school year. They will assigned to one period of the day. The list of courses is available under college classes (drop down menu).
Wilkes University online classes can be taken by seniors during the school day in the 2018-2019 school year. They will assigned to one period of the day. The list of courses is available under college classes (drop down menu).
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) Penn State University
Effective Speech(CAS 100A), Penn State University
Chemistry 151 and Chemistry 152
Biology 151 and Biology 152 taught by Mr. Jeff Koch
All courses are offered at greatly reduced tuition rates.
No EAR BUDS or HEADPHONES are allowed in school
Mrs. Marie Ernst, Principal
Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences
40 Azalea Drive Drums, PA 18222
Phone: (570) 459-3221, Ext. 88501
Fax: (570) 359-3605
Secretary: Mrs. Vanessa Barletta, Ext. 88500