Entries by Suzanne Colon

MaST awarded Presidential Youth Fitness Program Funding

The funding opportunity that has been granted to MaST Charter School supports participation in the Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP) for a period of three years. It provides eligible schools with the supplemental resources that can be used to support the PYFP model.  This includes software, professional development for physical educators, and recognition items for students. The […]

District Attorney Seth Williams Visits MaST

On June 3rd, Seth Williams, District Attorney of Philadelphia toured MaST. Mr. Williams was able to see Career Day in action. He also spent some time in the Media Center Library where students demonstrated Google Earth on the Floor Projection Screen. Students really enjoyed interviewing Mr. Williams in the HD Studio. See below for more […]

STEM Lessons in the Media Center

In this video students explore different types of science in the Media Center. The Media Center technology brings concepts of science to life and allows students to easily grasp difficult content. Students use iPads to construct virtual roller coasters, they discover space with 3D imaging, and use computers to learn more about habitats and evaporation. […]

2013 PBS Innovator Award

The following video won a 1st place entry in the 2013 PBS Innovator of the Year Award. The contest called for innovative and creative uses of technology in the classroom. iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/57400671?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=7092ff” width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen> Exploring Ancient Egypt with Technology from MaST Charter on Vimeo.

Technology @ MaST

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First Player to 1,000 Points Scored

Maria Farrell scored her 1000th point on Tuesday, January 22nd at 5:30pm in our home gym against Plumstead Christian. She will be the first, boy or girl to achieve this mark within our MaST sports program history. Please share in this great accomplishment for a very deserving young woman! First Player to 1000 Points Scored […]

MaST hosts City Council Public Hearing

The City Council Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy  held a public hearing on February 25th to investigate critical needs of developing a competitive workforce in Philadelphia. Expert panelists included members of the education sector, skilled labor, immigration and various industries including energy, healthcare, retail, manufacturing and technology. Expert Panelists included Mr. Swoyer […]