Medical Professions Academy Open House Oct. 29
The Medical Professions Academy (MPA) will host an informational night for current eighth grade students, along with an open house for current MPA students, on Monday, Oct. 29. The informational night will begin at 6 p.m. and will take place in the Central High School Media Center. The event is open to any current eighth grade student and their parents, and will provide information on the courses included in the Medical Professions Academy and provide an opportunity for visitors to hear from current MPA students and tour MPA classrooms. After the informational session, an open house is scheduled for current MPA students and their families, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The Medical Professions Academy, located at Central High School, is a half day program that utilizes courses through the nationally recognized Project Lead the Way program. Currently in its second year, MPA allows students to explore professions in the medical field through an integrated and interdisciplinary course of study involving English, Principles of Biomedical Science, biology, and technology. In addition to course work, students learn through hands-on activities, from local medical professionals, and from field experiences. The Medical Professions Academy is open to any student from the area entering school as a freshmen in the 2013-2014 school year.
For more information on the Medical Professions Academy, visit its website or contact Chris Gibson at 435-8292 or by email at [email protected].