At Osborn MST, students embark upon an advanced scholastic, college preparatory program in Mathematics, Science & Technology. The small academy setting produces college-bound leaders who are encouraged to think independently, embrace diversity, and utilize technology.
School of the Week: Osborn Collegiate Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Posted on December 17, 2012
Q. How do you grow up in what’s been described as Detroit’s toughest area and go on to succeed at a top university?
A. Walk into the school doors at Osborn Collegiate Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology to find out….
Hint: It takes a relentless focus on college-readiness, long days, tough and nurturing love.
Officials, media and statisticians have painted it as violent, declining, fire-bombed, gang-filled, and sometimes hopeless.
One word not usually associated with The 48205 is Love.
Most every school day morning at 7:00 a.m., at the corner of Seven and Hoover in the middle of Zip Code 48205 on the northeast side, Osborn Collegiate Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology (MST) senior April Wilkes gets a dose of love, inPrincipal Tanya Bowman’s second floor office. The daily hug makes it pretty clear that the feeling is mutual, but senior Wilkes, her 88 senior peers and the 384 students enrolled at Osborn MST get the personal care, attention, and oftentimes Tough Love, from faculty members and college-focused advisors all day long-often 12 hour days-in one of DPS’ small, self-governing high schools that is singularly focused college-readiness through personal and individualized attention.
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- Engineering Design
- Agricultural Science
- Dual Enrollment through WCCCD
- Honors and AP Classes
- Accelerated Math/Reading
- Study Island Web-Based Academic Tutoring
- Extended Day Program
- Credit Recovery Program
- Internship Programs
- Community Service Opportunities
- Robotics Team
- Poetry Club
- Literacy Circles
- Media ClubCotton Candy Press
- Book Club
- Recycling Program
- Technology & Engineering Club
- French Club
- Alternative Energy Greenhouse
- Student Government
- Track and Field
- Cross Country
- Business & Community Partnerships including Compuware
- United Way of Southeastern Michigan
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