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804, 2019

Sneak Peek 2019

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News, OSSM Now|

Join us for OSSM's annual Sneak Peek Saturday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. During the event, guests will have the opportunity to learn more about the school from faculty, staff and current students. Register here.

2305, 2019

OSSM’s Dr. McCargish Named History Teacher of the Year

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Michelle McCargish, Ph.D., was named 2019 Oklahoma History Teacher of the Year, an award sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Dr. McCargish, who holds a Master’s in American History with an emphasis on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from Oklahoma State University, also completed her doctorate in 19th Century American History. Before joining OSSM, Michelle taught in higher education in both face-to-face and online classrooms. At [...]

2105, 2019

OSSM’s Class of 2019

By |May 21st, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

OSSM's 28th graduation will be Saturday, May 25, @ 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held on the south side of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Congratulations to our 55 graduates who will attend colleges and universities in state and across the nation and have earned more than $11 million in scholarship offerings. For complete information on the Class of 2019 Graduation click here.

1505, 2019

Graduation Activities Start Next Week

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Seniors and their families are invited to a number of events to celebrate their graduates. After graduation rehearsal, the Parent Association is sponsoring the Senior Dinner. It will be held in the Great Hall on Friday, May 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their time at OSSM. For more information on the dinner, click here. Graduation will be held at the [...]

1305, 2019

Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Names Three OSSM Students as Academic All-Staters

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence named its recipients of its prestigious 2019 Academic All-State Awards. Congratulations to Jeanette Hoang, Kevin Wiafe, and Tao Zhu. Overall, the 100 top public high school seniors, selected from 535 nominations statewide, hail from 83 schools in 75 Oklahoma school districts. The 2019 Academic All-State Class is the 33rd to be selected by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.  Since the award program’s inception in 1987, [...]

605, 2019

Mentorship Program Leads to Real-Life Experience

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

Seniors described their experiences at the Annual Mentorship Symposium on Saturday. Mentorships ranged from working in the State Capitol to investment and architectural firms in the OKC metro, and each of the 18 students prepared a 15-minute presentation and took questions from the audience. Special thanks to Dr. Brent Richards, director of OSSM's mentorship program. OSSM’s mentorship program gives students opportunities to work on research projects with professional scientists and [...]

2904, 2019

Students Head to D.C. for National Competition

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

Four OSSM students and their coach traveled to Washington DC on Thursday to participate in the National Science Bowl Competition from April 25 through 29. Led by Dr. Rahman, Peter Ha, Brad Luo, Howard Zhong and William Wang qualified by winning the state championship in January. The U.S. Department of Energy sponsors the trip. The National Science Bowl is a nationwide academic competition that tests students' knowledge in all areas of [...]

2404, 2019

OSSM Partners with Boeing to Enhance STEM Curriculum at Altus High School

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) announced today its partnership with Boeing to offer advanced science and math classes to Altus High School students as well as students in the Altus area. OSSM will use the grant from Boeing to extend Altus High School’s STEM curriculum to include Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC, Multivariate Calculus, Calculus-Based Physics, AP Physics C Mechanics, AP Statistics, and AP Computer Science. [...]

1504, 2019

OSSM Shines in State HOSA Competition

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

OSSM students earned several awards at the statewide HOSA competition. An international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE, HOSA promotes career opportunities in the health care industry and seeks to enhance delivery of quality health care. During the three-day event held in Norman, Okla., Pooja V. won fourth place in Epidemiology; Jeanette H. earned second place in Medical Law [...]

1104, 2019

Quantum Experience Raises Funds for OSSM

By |April 11th, 2019|Categories: OSSM News|

Tuesday, March 26, was the night of the annual Quantum Experience  hosted on campus by the OSSM Foundation. The evening started with a reception in the OSSM Senator Bernice Shedrick library and continued with dinner and a program in the Great Hall. Shelly M. Finley '93 presented her experiences working with the University of Oklahoma's Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory and also described her time working with the Amundsen-Scott South Pole [...]

1212, 2018

Congratulations Questbridge Recipients

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: OSSM News|

Questbridge Recipients for 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four OSSM Students Announced as Questbridge Recipients Oklahoma City, OK. (December 12, 2018) – The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) announced today that four of its students are Questbridge National College Match Scholarship Recipients. The four OSSM recipients were: Attaira Prince, Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA) of Oklahoma City; Peter Ha, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) of Muskogee; Jacquelyn Tafoya, Oberlin [...]

1211, 2018

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH CONTEST – AN “AWESOME” CONTEST – MARCH 30TH

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: OSSM News|

2019 OSSM Middle School Math Contest - An "Awesome" Contest March 30, 2019 This mathematics competition is for all of Oklahoma’s 6th, 7th and 8th grade students Practice tests are now available at https://www.ossm.edu/math-contest-practice-tests/

1409, 2018

Congrats to 17 National Merit Semifinalists!

By |September 14th, 2018|Categories: OSSM News|Tags: |

Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition Oklahoma City, OK. (September 12, 2018) –Seventeen juniors from Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) have been named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition.  These academically talented high school students have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million. The seventeen Semifinalists from OSSM include Albany Blackburn (Deer [...]

1605, 2018

Extended Weekend Dates at a Glance

By |May 16th, 2018|Categories: OSSM News, OSSM Now|

Extended Weekends, Breaks, Finals and End of School Dates September 1-3  Extended Weekend October 20-22 Extended Weekend Nov. 17-25 Fall Break Dec. 10-14 Finals Dec. 15- Jan. 6 Winter Break Jan. 19-21 Extended Weekend Feb. 16-18  Extended Weekend Mar. 16-24. Spring Break April 20-23 Extended Weekend May 11-13 Extended Weekend May 20-24 Finals May 25 Commencement

2501, 2018

Governor’s Scholarship Award Program

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: OSSM News|Tags: , , , , , |

Governor's Scholarship Award Program Background Students selected to attend the Oklahoma School of Science and Math (OSSM) based upon their high academic potential and achievement receive a two year immersive and highly challenging high school academic experience that is second to none, public or private, in the United States. With tuition, room and board paid by the State of Oklahoma or through private philanthropy, a student's selection to OSSM is, in fact, [...]

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