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Academy of Science & Medicine
Mainland High School

Academy Director: Susana Mandell

Academy Guidance Counselor: Rebecca Railsback


Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:


Teacher's NameJennifer Clayton
Course(s) TaughtMedical Skills
Anatomy & Physiology
Period Taught2, 3
5, 7
Bobby Harrison
Health Science 1
Health Science 2
Allied Health 3
1, 2
4
5-6
Susana Mandell
Biology
Zoology
3, 5, 7
1
Lorri Lightner
AP Environmental Science
2
Laurie Bonk
Genetics
2
Tim Rades
Physics
1
Elizabeth Ishee
AP Biology
1-2
Joy Harper
AP Chemistry
2
James Ogram
Chemistry
1, 7
*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.

ACADEMY STANDARD

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects

Curriculum In Action:
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Faces of Chemistry Project
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Faces of Chemistry Project
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Faces of Chemistry Project

Curriculum In Action:

Standard 2: Career Focus


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Science Olympiad Regionals
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HOSA Regional Competition
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Famous Chemist Project
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Famous Chemist Project
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Famous Chemist Project
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Famous Chemist Project

Standard 3: Program of Study
MHS Academy POS
Mainland High School POS
Standard 4: Advisory Committee

Standard 5: Enrollment

Total ASM Students = 267
Seniors = 44
Juniors = 75
Sophomores = 83
Freshman = 65

Standard 6: Pure Schedule

Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration
Susana Mandell, Kristie Long, and Tara Butler attended the June 2013 Integrated Curriculum Workshop.

Once a month I (Mandell) met with the CTE teachers (Clayton, Dickinson, Harrison), either during lunch or after school, to discuss the portfolio, volunteer dates, field trips, and academy lessons. Most of the meetings were 30 minute meetings.
Standard 8: Staff Development
Susana Mandell, Kristie Long, and Tara Butler attended the June 2013 Integrated Curriculum Workshop.
Susana Mandell attended all of the Academy Director Meetings throughout 2013-2014.
Standard 9: Articulation
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High School Showcase, December 2013


Mainland Extravaganza postcard
*Shadowing is offered for current 8th graders to follow around a 9th grade ASM student (January 10-31, 2014)
*5th Annual ASM Back-to-School Event for incoming 9th graders and current ASM students was held on August 12, 2013 from 12:30- 3 pm in the Mainland HS gymnasium.
Standard 10: Workbased Learning


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Zoology Field Trip to Busch Gardens
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Kennedy Spcae Center Field Trip
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Animal Kingdom Field Trip
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ASM/ASR Trip to NASA for Scholar Technical Conference, May 3, 2014
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ASM/ASR Trip to NASA for Scholar Technical Conference, May 3, 2014
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ASM/ASR Trip to NASA for Scholar Technical Conference, May 3, 2014

Standard 11: Capstone Project
Our capstone project for all students, all 4 grade levels, in the CTE courses, is to create, maintain, and update their academy portfolio.

Standard 12: Marketing
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ASM Shirt Design


MHS Academy POS
Extravaganza Postcard
Mainland ASM Page
*Alumni Group Page on Facebook: Mainland High School ASI/ASM Alumni
*Current ASM Student Facebook Group: Mainland Academy of Science & Medicine
*5th Annual ASM Back-to-School Event for incoming 9th graders and current ASM students was held on August 12, 2013 from 12:30 - 3 pm in the Mainland HS gymnasium.
*Parent Meeting for all current ASM parents held on October 17, 2013 to cover student expectations, field trips, fundraisers, and to answer questions.
Final Evaluation: