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AP STEM Honors

For six consecutive years North Springs has been named an AP Honor School and AP STEM

school for high student participation and success in​ AP courses in

 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!

                    

 

Find  Yourself  Here!

Students who like to work with numbers, problem solve from a mathematical point of view, learn about science, conduct experiments, engage in scientific research or do mathematical modeling will find the Math & Science Magnet program offers a variety of core and elective classes. Students can participate in Science Fair, Science Bowl, Science Olympiad, Math Team, COMAP, and Computer Club among the many clubs and honor societies offered, and participate in many local, regional and global

 competitions.

Math & Science Magnet

The magnet program allows students who meet the academic entrance requirements to pursue an interest in math or science through additional math and science elective requirements reflected in a transcript that shows depth and rigor. Students interested in the Math/Science Magnet must apply, have an overall 85 GPA and maintain an 85 GPA in their Math and Sciences courses. Students may focus their classes

in mathematics or science or both. For a more indepth look at the program, click here.

Our Mission

Inspiring a lasting depth of knowledge in math and science through logic, research and

applications.

Mathematics

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The mathematics curriculum involves problem-solving, communication, reasoning and connecting through the study of numbers and operations on them. 
Algebra, functions, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, probability 
and the conceptual underpinnings of 
calculus and mathematical structure
are part of the Georgia Performance Standards that focuses on mastery and application of key concepts. 
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Core Requirements 

All students must earn 4 core math units over 4 years. Courses are
offered on 3 levels: regular, honors
and advanced placement.
 

M​agnet Requirements

Magnet students must take 4 additional math or science electives over 4 years.  
 

COMAP 2016  

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Over 65 students participated in the 36hr global
math modeling competition known as COMAP
on November 11-13, 2016.
 
 

STEAM Advisory Board

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NS Strategic Plan explores becoming STEAM certified; to see what that could mean advisory members visited the #1 ranked school in GA- Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology.

 

 Magnet Night 

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The Science Department offers a 
range of courses for students to 
study a variety of topics in a problem based/project-based learning 
environment. Objectives and goals from national standards and Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) are
incorporated into the science courses. The curriculum is designed to enhance students understanding of science, enabling them to become environmentally, scientifically and technologically literate. ​
 

Core Requirements 

All students must earn 4 core science units
over 4 years which must include Biology, Chemistry, and Physics or Forsenic Science or Environmental Science.  Courses are offered on 3 levels: 
regular, honors and advanced placement.
 

M​agnet Requirements

Magnet students must take 4 additional math
 or science electives over 4 years.  
 
 
 

Full STEAM Ahead 

       STEAM Ambassadors at SSCMS!

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September 22nd - 16 Spartans served as STEAM ambassadors helping with Sandy Springs Middle School's very successful STEAM Night. Thanks to Mrs. Davis, Dr. Chapman and the following students: Paul Anthony, Vaiyon Caphart, Lynn Hammonds, Gabriel Davis, Zalia Weathers, Amari Mosby, Mercedes Tillman, Rachael Simpson, Julia Echeumuna, Lene Huggins, Vanessa Paredes, Zayda Sims, RaShylah Black, Kelly Cuevas, Katie Miller and Neema Zayed.  It's just the beginning of collaborating with our feeder schools on STEAM!


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 Congratulations

​Science Fair Winners

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Kaleb Bamber won Best in Show, ​Sarah Szabo​ won Steven C. Fowler Emerging Scientist, Yaron Berstein won the Einstein Award, Gidon Kowalsky won the Mendel Award, and KeEmelyn Durrant won the Mendeleev Award. 


 

 

 

 

 

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Quick Links 

STEAM

Friends of  Math & Science (FOMAS)

Counseling

College & Career Center

2017-18 Curriculum Guidebook

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Click here to see the courses and information for next year!

   

Mike Warren's

Solar Eclipse Videos 

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 Highlighting some historical events that coincide with past eclipses:

https://youtu.be/op9Q_yZAG0Y

The physics of eclipses and what exactly is happening during one:

https://youtu.be/PfTZx81hZrc

The anatomy of the eye and why you should never look without protection:

https://youtu.be/bk5gSfEeqs8

 

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North Springs hosted the hugely succesful  7th annual STEAM Showcase with partner SSEF (Sandy Springs Education Force) on March 15, 2017. NSCHS students and our feeder middle schools toured during the day. After a special Sponsor and Exhibitor at 5pm, the showcase reopened to  the community at 6pm with record attendance!

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For questions about our Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Program please VPA Department Chair James Landreau at landreauj@fultonschools.org

For questions about the Math and Science Magnet program please contact Felicia Lewis at Lewisf1@fultonschools.org

Click link for 2016 - 8th Grade Parent Welcome Magnet Night

 

 Our 2017 STARS 

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Congratulations to our STAR student Chase McGrath and his STAR and former AP US History teacher,  Mr. Stephen Bengston.

Read more!

 

 

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