Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences

Dedicated To Excellence In Education Through Student-Centered Learning

Welcome

  • WELCOME TO THE HAZLETON AREA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

    Dear Parents and Guardians of 8th Grade Students, 
     
    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. 

    Estimados Padres y Tutores de Estudiantes de 8o Grado,

    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.

    Gracias Sra. Marie Ernst, Directora

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

    Penn State Hazleton SAT Prep Course

    SAT Prep Course


    Senior Cap & Gown Orders

    Cap and Gown Orders


     

    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. 

      STEM Flyer


    Two Hour Delay/Early Dismissal Schedule 

    Two Hour Delay Early Dismissal Schedule

    Professional Development Schedule

     Free Meals


     Important Teams Information

    Important Teams Information - English

    Important Teams Information - Espanol


    Freshmen Orientation PowerPoint 

    Note School Board

    Note School Board Spanish

    GREAT WEBSITE FOR ENRICHMENT: www.mensaforkids.org 

     SAT PREP-https://thelearningliaisons.com/pages/sat-group-tutoring

     

     

     
    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
      

    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
     

    King's College

     

    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. 

     

    Wilkes University

    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). 

     

     


     
    CORE VALUES
    Investigation
    Discovery
    Team Work
    Presentation
    Reflection

     
    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
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    Student Meals


    Hazleton Area Technology Use Agreement 2020 - 2021

    Must be Downloaded and completed by student and parents/guardians

    Technology Use Agreement

     


     

    Teams Logo

     ONLINE INSTRUCTION WITH MICROSOFT TEAMS
    INSTRUCCIÓN EN LÍNEA CON MICROSOFT TEAMS

     

    This page will be dedicated to showing parents how to use Microsoft Teams.

    Teams is the program the district will be using to deliver online instruction.


    Esta página estará dedicada a mostrarles a los padres cómo usar Microsoft Teams.

    Equipos es el programa que se utilizará el distrito para impartir instrucción en línea.

      

    PLEASE CLICK THE LINK THAT  BEST DESCRIBES YOUR INTERNET ACCESS
    HAGA CLIC EN EL ENLACE QUE MEJOR DESCRIBA SU ACCESO A INTERNET

    Hand Pointing   I access the Internet with a Phone or Tablet ( English )
    Hand Pointing   Accedo a Internet con un teléfono o tableta ( Spanish)
    Hand Pointing   I access the Internet with my personal computer ( English )
    Hand Pointing   Acceso a Internet con mi computadora personal ( Spanish)
    Hand Pointing   I access the Internet through a School District Computer (English)  
    Hand Pointing   Accedo a Internet a través de una computadora del distrito escolar (Spanish)
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