Natural Sciences Concentration
The Natural Sciences Concentration within the STEM Academy is designed for high achieving math and science students. Students will acquire advanced foundational knowledge and skills that will prepare them for advanced-level coursework following high school. Students will have an opportunity to earn more than 24 college credits through a wide range of available Advanced Placement classes. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to take part in a senior year internship and guest speaker lectures designed to further develop their understanding of how the knowledge they are developing is being applied in the real world. Upon graduation, students will receive a certificate of completion. Possible careers related to this sequence are Physician, Biologist, Botanist, Physicist, Chemist, and Chemical Engineer among others. Students will be placed with a mentor/adviser from the Science department to monitor and guide their progress through the STEM Academy. Students in the STEM Academy will have access to the
Associated extra-curricular clubs
- National Science Honor Society
- Knights of Pythagoras Club
- STEM Club
- Pre-Med Club
- Physics and Electricity Club
- Language Club (based on world language class taken)
How Do I Apply to an Academy?
Step 1 ...
An Academy Letter of Recommendation must be completed by one of your current teachers. Click on the Teacher Recommendation Form on this page. Only electronic teacher recommendation forms will be accepted.
Step 2 ...
Please review any of the concentrations that interest you. If there is one that you would like to be a part of, please submit your CHS Academy Application on this page (during the open registration period). Only electronic applications will be accepted.
Applicants must have all prepared documents and application submitted by the application deadline in order to
be considered for acceptance into the program for the following school year.