Lisa Farmer Cole
... a school that is revolutionizing education, a place where you’ll begin your high school career inside a hands-on science museum, move to the campus of a Fortune 500 company for your sophomore year and spend your final two years on a downtown college campus.
Freshman year, you’ll be at the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland, where you’ll study in a building that looks out to the North Coast Harbor, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Lake Erie, and also looks in to the dynamic and informative museum.
Sophomore year, you’ll move to GE Lighting @ Nela Park in East Cleveland, where you’ll work alongside knowledgeable professionals who will mentor and tutor you on their job site and in the classroom.
Junior and senior years, you’ll be at the KeyBank Classrooms in STEM Education at Rhodes Tower on the downtown campus of Cleveland State University. You can work alongside college students with high-tech equipment, including lasers and robotics.
Combining hip-hop music with academics to get through to high school students could seem cliché, but the way it’s done at MC²STEM High School -- where students write and produce rap songs about problems in their communities while learning about STEM concepts -- is anything but.
Last week, at the 39th conference, the club honored the District’s top seniors and connected them with civic leaders to discuss issues that are important to the seniors and articulate their visions of the future.